Health Professions - Undergraduate Programs

 

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Department of Communication Disorders (0161)

The 3.5 year program enables the student to acquire a bachelors (B.A.) degree in Communication Disorders.

 

The program is open only for Israeli citizens or Israeli residents.

 

Candidates who do not hold an Israeli High School Matriculation Certificate or its equivalent must have a complete High School Certificate and a minimum grade average of 85 in 40 credits of study toward the Bachelor's degree or a minimum grade average of 85 in the Mechina (preparatory) Program in the Exact or Life Sciences trends. The number of Mechina graduates accepted each year is determined by the Admissions Committee.

 

Applicants must take the Psychometric Entrance Exam and achieve a grade of at least 650. The exam must be taken by March/April 2017 (or by July 2017 in Spanish). Students studying in the Mechina Program may take the exam by July 2017.

 

English Language Requirements

‚ÄčCandidates should achieve an Advanced 2 Level grade of at least 120 in the English Placement Examination within the framework of the Psychometric Examination, or at least 220 in the Amir Exam or 600 points in the verbal section of the SAT exam. Students must reach an exempt level before the beginning of the second year.

 

Candidates who list Communication Disorders as their second choice will be considered by the Admissions Committee only after completion of the acceptance process of those choosing Communication Disorders as their first choice and in accordance with the availability of openings. Communication Disorders may not be listed as a third choice.

 

 

 

Department of Nursing – Generic Program (0162)

The Department offers studies in a general program towards a B.A. degree in Nursing and Registered Nurse degree.

 

The purpose of the program is to prepare graduates to function in the various health services (community hospital, education system, etc.) Studies include both the theoretical and practical knowledge of the basic sciences in medicine, social sciences, and nursing.

 

Upon completion of studies, the student is awarded a B.A. and is eligible for the Nursing Certificate (provided the student passes the licensing exams of the Ministry of Health).

 

Applicants must take the Psychometric Entrance Exam by July 2017 and achieve a minimum score of 540.

 

Course and Duration of Studies

The program requires four years for completion.

 

First Year

Basic Sciences: chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology.

 

Social Sciences: introduction to sociology, psychology, and elements of nursing.

 

Second and Third Year

Studies in Medical Sciences, Nursing of the adult and elderly patient, Nursing of children and women, Psychiatric Nursing, Ethics, Community nursing.

 

Fourth year

Advanced studies: Emergency nursing; Law in nursing; seminars on specific clinical subjects; topics in administration and education in nursing, research and selected studies.

 

Clinical Studies

Clinical studies begin in the middle of the first year and continue parallel to the theoretical studies throughout the four years of study.

 

Registration and Admission Requirements

For general registration and admission requirements refer to the section "Registration Procedures and Admission Requirements" for the B.A. degree in the beginning of the booklet.

 

“Mechina” graduates are entitled to register with a minimum grade average of 85.

 

Applicants must take the Psychometric Entrance Exam by July 2017 and achieve a minimum score of 540.

 

Candidates, holders of a BA degree are exempted from the Psychometric Entrance Exam.

 

The program is open to applicants who are Israeli citizens or foreign citizens with the status of Israeli Resident. 

 

Applicants (including new immigrants from non-English speaking countries) must attain the Advanced 1 level in English before beginning their first year of studies.

 

Applicants must submit to the Admissions Office all the forms and certificates required by the University.

 

Candidates who have previously studied nursing in an academic or non-academic school of nursing must mention this fact in the registration form.

 

Personal Interview

Suitable candidates will be invited to a sorting test (including questionnaires and exams), which is part of the admission process.

 

The department of nursing has the right to invite candidates for a personal interview, as part of the admissions considerations .

 

Department of Nursing - for Bachelor Degree holders (0162)

The Department offers a track for holders of a B.A. degree towards a B.A in nursing and Registered Nurse degree. The track requires 2.5 years for completion.

 

The purpose of the program is to prepare graduates to function in the various health services (community hospital, education system, etc.). Extensive instruction is given on both the theoretical and practical knowledge of the basic sciences in medicine, social sciences, and nursing. Education in the nursing profession is on an academic level.

 

Upon completion of studies, the student is awarded a B.A. and is eligible for the Nursing Certificate (provided the student passes the licensing exams of the Ministry of Health).

 

Registration and Admission Requirements

For general registration and admission requirements refer to the section "Registration Procedures and Admission Requirements" for the B.A. degree in the beginning of the booklet.

 

The program is open for Israeli citizens only.

 

Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 75 in their undergraduate studies.

 

All candidates must achieve the "ptor" level in English before the beginning of the academic year.

 

Applicants must submit to the Admissions Office all the forms and certificates required by the University.

 

Personal Interview

Suitable candidates will be invited for a personal interview, which is part of the admission process.

 

Physical Therapy (0164)

The program at the Department of Physical Therapy leads to a Bachelor of Physical Therapy (BPT) degree. The four-year program (eight spring and fall consecutive semesters) consists of a structured set of courses lectured by our staff members at the University campus and at our clinical education centers located in two main hospitals in the greater Tel Aviv area. Clinical placements are part of the curriculum and students complete a minimum of 960 hours of PT practicum in different clinical areas at affiliated clinics, hospitals and various rehabilitation institutions.

 

Candidates must undertake the National Psychometric Examination by March/April 2017 (or by July 2017 in Spanish). Students studying in the Preparatory School program (Mechina) may take the exam by the end of July, 2017. All candidates, including those holding an academic degree, must have a valid psychometric exam grade with a minimum score of 630 (applicants with a Master’s degree are exempted).

 

Applicants must achieve Advanced-II level in the English Placement Exam before beginning their first year in the PT program (i.e., before the first academic year).

 

Candidates must complete the Israeli high-school matriculation certificates, which should include as a pre-requisite successful matriculation in 4 units in Mathematics or higher with a minimum grade-point average of 70. A matriculation grade of at least 65 is required for 5 units in mathematics. Alternatively, the candidate needs to achieve a grade of 75 or higher in the exam of the preparatory mathematics course run by the faculty of medicine in the summer. Candidates who receive a grade of 70-74 can submit a request for the admissions committee to consider their application.

 

New immigrants who have studied abroad in any language (except candidates who have studied in an English-speaking country) must achieve the Advanced-II  English level before the beginning of the first year.

 

The program is open to applicants who are Israeli citizens or foreign citizens with the status of Israeli Residents and subject to Israeli military service.

 

The Department Admissions Committee will give special consideration to the following candidates:

  • Graduates of Natural/Exact Sciences or Engineering with a minimum grade point average score of 80 or above. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to interview such candidates.
  • Graduates of all other subjects with a minimum average score of 85 and prior academic courses in Mathematics equivalent to at least 4 units in Mathematics in the Israeli matriculation system, with a minimum grade of 70.
  • Graduates of the preparatory school, Mechina, in Natural or Exact Sciences with an average minimum grade of 85. In addition, candidates must have at least 4 units in Mathematics  with a minimum grade of  70 or 5 units in Mathematics with a minimum grade of 65.

 

Candidates holding foreign certificates will be considered on the basis of an average of the Psychometric exam and the matriculation certificate. They must have reached the necessary level in mathematics equivalent to at least 4 units on the Israeli matriculation with a grade of 70. Applicants with AP course units in mathematics whose registration is based on a U.S. High School Diploma and SAT scores (1270 at least in the verbal and math sections in the old exam or 1340 in the new exam) or ACT scores (at least 29 points) but do not attend the "Mechina," are required to contact the registration office in order to verify their eligibility to apply to Physical Therapy. 

 

The Admissions Committee will consider only those candidates whose files include matriculation results submitted by May 1, 2017 and the following items by August 15, 2017: "Level Guimel" in the Hebrew Placement Exam and a transcript of Mechina or College grades.

 

The BPT program consists of a full-time schedule. Lectures take place throughout the week including Fridays in different locations in the Ramat Aviv Campus or in the Clinical Education Centers of the Physical Therapy Department in the Sheba and\or the Assaf HaRofeh Medical Centers affiliated with the Tel-Aviv University,. Vacation dates may be altered according to the program requirements and changes to the academic calendar .

 

Health Regulations

Candidates accepted to the BPT program in the Physical Therapy Department must read Health Regulations in the "Information Booklet for Candidates", which presents a complete version in Hebrew of University and Faculty regulations. Students will be required to complete and sign a formal "Health Information Consent Form" (in the Hebrew booklet). All BPT students should be vaccinated for Measles, Hepatitis B and BCG (if needed after a Mantoux test), within the first year of the program.

 

Occupational Therapy (0165)

The program of the Department of Occupational Therapy offers a Bachelor in Occupational Therapy (B.O.T.) degree. Admission is open to the following candidates:

  • Applicants who are Israeli citizens or foreign citizens with the status of Israeli Resident and subject to Israeli military service.
  • Applicants who have served in the Israeli military or received a military exemption will have to provide, upon request, a document acknowledging enrollment in studies from the Israel Defense Forces.
  • Graduates of high schools abroad with a minimum grade average of 85 in the natural or exact sciences program of the Mechina (preparatory) Program. The number of "Mechina" graduates accepted each year will be determined by the Admissions Committee.
  • Candidates who have studied a year or more in an undergraduate degree program must receive a minimum grade average of 85 in one or more years of study toward the B.A. degree, in which a weighted cumulative average is calculated  from full academic years.
  • Applicants with a bachelor's degree and a minimum grade point average of 85. 

Registration and Admission Requirements

General requirements for registration

  •  Photocopy of Identity Card or Passport page stating personal details (birth date, etc.) or a photocopy of Birth Certificate.
  •  “Declaration of Health” and “Personal Declaration” form No.14 A and B (see the Hebrew website) signed by the applicant.
  •  All male students are required to produce an official document from the police certifying that they have no record of sexual assaults.
  •  All students will be required to be vaccinated according to the Israeli Department of Health Regulations. This requirement is mandatory for passing to the second year.

Acceptance will be based on the matriculation grade average and the results of the Psychometric Entrance Exam.

 

Candidates must undertake the National Psychometric Examination by March/April 2017 (or by July 2017 in Spanish). Students studying in the Preparatory School program (Mechina) may take the exam by the end of July 2017. All candidates, including those holding an academic degree, must have a valid psychometric exam grade with a minimum score of 600 (applicants with a Master’s degree are exempted).

 

Candidates may list this program as a first choice.

 

Personal Interview

All candidates will be invited for a personal interview, which is part of the admission process.

 

English Language Requirements

Candidates should achieve an Advanced 2 Level grade of at least 120 in the English Placement Examination within the framework of the Psychometric Examination, or at least 220 in the Amir Exam. The last Amir Exam permitted is on July 2017

 

Hebrew Language Requirements

Students who hold certificates from abroad must reach "Level Guimel" before the beginning of the academic year.

 

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Knowledge of Chemistry and Physics

Candidates must prove knowledge of Chemistry and Physics by taking one of the following alternatives:

  1. The Israeli matriculation examinations in Chemistry and Physics at a minimum level of 3 units
  2. Recognized pre-academic matriculation examinations at a minimum level of 3 units
  3. University examinations in Chemistry and Physics
  4. Final examinations in a summer Chemistry and Physics courses. The courses begin in August. Details will be sent to the candidate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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