Admission Reqirements

ORDINARY DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL MEDICINE

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the programme of Ordinary Diploma in Clinical Medicine will be open to both pre and in-service candidates.

Students should have the following passes as prerequisites

SUBJECTS GRADES
In Physics D
In Chemistry C
In Biology C
In Mathematics D
In English D

Or
Pre service candidates are those candidates who have at least a PASS in NTA level 4 and 5 but did not exit at NTA level 5. This category will be admitted for NTA level 6 automatically. In-service candidates are the candidates who have at least a PASS in NTA level 4 and 5 but also had an exit at NTA level 5. This category will be required to have a minimum of three years working experience AND must have a score of not less than 50% obtained from single sitting of most recent MOHSW entrance examination.

PROGRAMME DURATION

The whole programme of Ordinary Diploma in Clinical Medicine has a total of 44 weeks of study in one academic year, which is divided in two semesters. Thirty six (36) weeks are set aside for core, fundamental modules and clinical apprenticeship, while four (4) weeks are allocated for fieldwork attachment and four (4) remaining weeks for examinations; two weeks in each semester.

 

ORDINARY DIPLOMA IN NURSING

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the programme will be open to candidates who have a minimum of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with passes in Science subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics, at least grade D or above, pass in English language is an added advantage.

Students should have the following passes as prerequisites

SUBJECTS GRADES
In Physics D
In Chemistry C
In Biology C
In Mathematics D
In English D

 

MODE OF APPLICATION
Individuals who wish to be admitted into the programme should apply to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. Prospective students who meet the entry requirements shall be given joining instructions to prospective schools.

SELECTION PROCEDURE
The selection committee of the MoHSW or any other committee empowered by the Permanent Secretary will select candidates who meet the minimum entry requirements. Private nursing training institutions shall follow their respective admission procedures. However, selected prospective students shall be those who meet the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in this curriculum.

PROGRAMME DURATION

The NTA Level 4 programme has a total of 44 weeks of study, which are divided in two semesters. Eleven (11) weeks are set aside for theoretical training and 33 weeks are designated for clinical practice. (Ratio of theory to practice 1:3) The first semester is meant to provide basic nursing knowledge, skills and appropriate attitudes to students. All modules are fundamental and are intended to build students knowledge and skills necessary for acquiring competences for the practice of nursing; instil motivation for life-long learning and good foundation for progress studies in nursing. The second semester is meant to consolidate knowledge and build technical and practical skills, hence enable students to gain appropriate clinical exposure and the application of basic concepts in this field of study.

CERTIFICATE IN NURSING

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the program will be open to candidates who have a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE).

Students should have the following passes as prerequisites

SUBJECTS GRADES
In Physics D
In Chemistry D
In Biology D
In Mathematics D
In English D

 

DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL MEDICINE (DISTANCE LEARNING)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the program will be open to candidates who have Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE), Certificate in Clinical medicine and should have work experience.

 

NB:
Admission should last for 3 weeks from the date of commencement of each academic calendar

All students are required to apply through Nacte. Please click here to start your online application.