Admission Requirement For B.Sc. Programme

To be admitted to the B N Sc degree course, candidates must have satisfied the prescribed minimum conditions of the university for admission to the degree course and fulfill the requirements of direct entry or University Matriculation Examination (U.M.E).

U.M.E ENTRY QUALIFICATION:

Candidates holding the general certificate of education ordinary level or SSCE with credit in at least five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry at not more than two sittings, in addition to satisfying appropriate grade or pass in the Joint Matriculation Examination

(A) DIRECT ENTRY:

(i) Candidates holding General Certificate of Education Advanced level (or approve equivalent) with good grades in Biology or Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus a minimum of (5) five credits at ordinary level WASC, G.C.E or SSCE including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at not more than two sittings. ii) Registered Nurse Certificate and five credits at ordinary level G.C.E or SSCE which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at not more than two sittings. Any post-basic nursing diploma is just an added advantage.

(B)DURATION OF COURSE:

The duration of the B.N.Sc degree course is (5) five years for U.M.E qualified candidates and (4) four years for Direct Entry candidates.

CERTIFICATION:

To graduate a UME candidate must earn at least 150 credit units while a direct entry candidate must earn at least 120 credit units. After successfully completing the requirement of the 4 or 5 years course of study and obtaining a pass in all the specified examination for the B.N.Sc degree by the relevant university and shall be eligible for application to the Nursing and midwifery council of Nigerian to seek license for practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) and Registered Midwife (RM). Subject to sitting for and passing the professional registration examination of N&MCN.