Health Professions - Undergraduate Programs

This page is up to date 05.01.21

 

Department of Communication Disorders (0161)

Information on the Department of Communication Disorders is up to date 05.01.21

 

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 tracks. 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 2021 . Students studying in the Mechina Program may take the exam by July 2021.

 

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  in the Amir Exam or 377 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 information on this program is up to date 14.12.21.

 

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

The clinical studies take place in six affiliated medical centers.

 

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 April 2022 and achieve a minimum score of 540.

 

Acceptance based on improvement of summer Bagrut exams/ Psychometric July exam- will be discussed based upon vacancy combined with and existing final grade and will be left to the judgment of the acceptance committee. 

 

Course and Duration of Studies

The program requires four years for completion.

The courses at the program are taught in Hebrew (except for two courses).

 

First Year

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

 

Social Sciences and nursing sciences: introduction to sociology, psychology.

 

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; research seminars; Health Economics and quality and safety care; topics in administration and education in nursing, research and selected studies.

 

Clinical Studies

Clinical studies begin in the second year and continue parallel to the theoretical studies throughout the next three 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.

 

Applicants must take the Psychometric Entrance Exam by April 2022 and achieve a minimum score of 540.

 

Candidates, holders of a BA degree have to submit the score of at least 500 in 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.

 

Sorting test

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

 

Personal Interview

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

 

Accelerated program for non-nursing BA graduates (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 courses at the program are taught in Hebrew.

 

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.

 

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 to a sorting test (including questionnaires and exams), which is part of the admission process. 

 

Applicants with the Psychometric Entrance Exam score of 550 and higher are exempted from sorting test.

 

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

 

Physical Therapy (0164)

The information on this program is up to date 29.12.2021.

 

The program at the Department of Physical Therapy leads to a Bachelor of Physical Therapy (BPT) degree. The four-year program (eight fall and spring 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 2022. All candidates, including those holding an academic degree, must have a valid psychometric exam grade with a minimum score of 650 (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.

 

The Admissions Committee will consider only those candidates whose files include matriculation results, "Level Gimel" in the Hebrew Placement Exam and a transcript of Mechina or College grades submitted by August 15, 2022.

 

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 .

 

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. 

 

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)

This page is up to date 09.12.21. 

 

The Department of Occupational Therapy offers a Bachelor in Occupational Therapy (B.O.T.) degree, in which we endeavor to prepare competent occupational therapists.

 

The B.O.T. is 3.5 year program taught in the Hebrew language. The program includes courses in basic sciences, Occupational Therapy theory and practice, and clinical fieldwork studies.

 

The B.O.T. degree is recognized in Israel, meeting international standards.

 

Admission is open to the following candidates:

  • Applicants who are Israeli citizens or foreign citizens with Israeli residency status.
  • Graduates of foreign high schools with a minimum grade average of 85 in the natural or exact sciences in a Preparatory Program (Mechina). The number of graduates from this program, accepted each year will be determined by the Admissions Committee.
  • Candidates who have studied a year or more in an undergraduate (B.A.) degree program require a minimum average of 85 in each of the years studied, in which a weighted cumulative average is calculated from full academic years.
  • Applicants with B.A. degree require a minimum average of 85. 

 

 Admission Requirements

Acceptance is based on the matriculation grade average, the result of the National Psychometric Entrance Exam, and a personal interview.

  • Psychometric Exam - Candidates must undertake the National Psychometric Entrance Exam by March/April 2022. Students studying in the Preparatory Program (Mechina) may take the exam by the end of July 2022. All candidates, including those holding an academic degree, must have a valid psychometric exam grade with a minimum score of 600, except for:
  1. Applicants with a B.A. degree with a minimum grade average of 90.
  2. Applicants with a matriculation, minimum grade average of 106 and three online Tel Aviv University online courses with a minimum average of 85 and at least 70 in each course.
  3. Applicants with a Master’s degree.
  • Personal Interview - All candidates will be invited to a personal interview.
  • English Language Requirements - Candidates should achieve an Advanced 1 Level grade of at least 100 in the English Placement Examination within the framework of the Psychometric Examination. The last Amir Exam permitted is in July 2022.
  • Hebrew Language Requirements - Candidates who take the psychometric exam in a language other than Hebrew and do not have an Israeli matriculation (except for those who are exempt), or have an Israeli matriculation where the language of the final examinations is not Hebrew, must take Language Proficiecny Exam and reach "Level Guimel" in order to be invited to a personal interview. This level must be achieved by July 2022.
  • Knowledge of Chemistry and Physics - Candidates must prove knowledge in Chemistry and Physics by taking one of the following alternatives:
  1. The Israeli matriculation examinations in Chemistry and Physics with a minimum level of 3 units.
  2. Recognized pre-academic matriculation results of a minimum level of 3 units.
  3. University examinations in Chemistry and Physics.

 

General requirements for registration

  • Candidates must list Occupational Therapy as a first choice.
  • A photocopy of an Identity Card or a 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.
  • "No Criminal Record" form No. 15 (see Hebrew website) must be filled by the applicant. 
  • 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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