UNAM Bachelor of Nursing Science (Clinical)

Degree

Bachelor of Nursing

Admission Criteria

To register for this program, a candidate must hold a valid Namibian Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) at ordinary level and NSSC at higher level or equivalent qualification. English is a compulsory subject and should normally be obtained at IGCSE/NSSC (English as a Second Language) grade C or better, or a grade D or better at IGCS/NSSC (English First Language) level. A candidate should obtain a minimum of 25 points on the UNAM Evaluation Point Scale in his/her five best subjects, to be admitted. However, if the minimum of 25 points is obtained, it does not necessarily guarantee admission. Entrance is based on the availability of places within the Department and awarded on the basis of merit. The school reserves the right to interview students before admission. Admission could also be considered for persons who qualify through the Mature Age Entry Scheme upon successful completion of the relevant examinations as set out in the General Regulations of the University. A special application form is available for this purpose.
Please read this in conjunction with the General Admission Criteria for undergraduate Programmes in the General Information and Regulations Prospectus.

Note: Annually after registration, every student must furnish the School of Nursing and Public Health with proof of current registration as a student with the Health Professions Council of Namibia.

Duration of Study

The minimum duration of study for the programme is four (4) years while the maximum duration of study is six (6) years.

Modules

YEAR 1, SEMESTER 1
General Nursing Science I
Human Anatomy and Applied Biophysics A
Introduction to Psychology 1
Contemporary Social Issues
English Communication and Study Skills
Ethos of Nursing
Computer Literacy
YEAR 1, SEMESTER 2
General Nursing Science 1
Human Anatomy and Applied Biophysics B
Social Psychology
Ethos of Nursing
English for Academic Purposes
YEAR 2, SEMESTER 1
General Nursing Science 2
Human Physiology A
Community Health Nursing Science1
Midwifery Science1
YEAR 2, SEMESTER 2
General Nursing Science 2
Human Physiology B
Microbiology
Community Health Nursing Science 1
Midwifery Science1
YEAR 3, SEMESTER 1
General Nursing Science 3
Community Health Nursing Science 2
Midwifery Science 2
Pharmacology
Health Research methods A
Foundations of Sociology
YEAR 3, SEMESTER 2
General Nursing Science 3
Community Health Nursing Science 2
Midwifery Science 2
Health Research methods B
YEAR 4, SEMESTER 1
General Nursing Science 4
Comm. Health Nurs .Science 3
Mental Health
Research Project
Professional Practice of Nursing
YEAR 4, SEMESTER 2
General Nursing Science 4
Community Health Nursing Science 3
Mental Health
Research Project
Professional Practice of Nursing