Bachelor of Nursing Science

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The minimum requirements for admission to any Undergraduate degree programme are:

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent with at least 5 passes
  2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent with at least 2 principal passes.
  3. Diploma holders must have passed with at least a credit.

The minimum requirements for admission to any Diploma programme are:

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent with at least 5 passes
  2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent with at least 1 principal pass and two subsidiary passes.

Additionally, for international applicants:

  1. Applicants whose first language or medium of instruction is not English, must provide evidence from a recognized English language training institution that they have sufficient command of English language.
  2. Applicants should have their documents equated by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) of UCE and UACE documents and Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE) for Diploma and Certificate documents.

Bachelor of Nursing Science (Duration 4 years)

Direct Entry

Two principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and at least Subsidiary Pass in either Physics or Mathematics

Diploma Entry

Registered Nurses or Midwives or Comprehensive Nurses or Psychiatric Nurses or Paediatric Nurses

Registered or eligible for registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council

Should have passed science subjects especially Mathematics and Chemistry at ‘O’ level

Sit and pass an entrance examination in Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology and General Paper

No Code PROGRAMME DURATION UGANDAN STUDENTS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
TUITION (SHS.) per Semester FUNCTIONAL FEES (SHS.) per year  TUITION (SHS.) per Semester  FUNCTIONAL FEES (SHS.) per year
7 BNS Bachelor of Nursing Science 4 1,344,000 520,000 2,688,000 1,040,000

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