UNN Department of Nursing/Nursing Science Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Nursing / Nursing Science under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences  in University of  Nigeria  Nsukka as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in UNN  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State

The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria modelled upon the American educational system. It is the first land-grant university in Africa and one of the five most reputed universities in Nigeria. The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.

The university celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 2010

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O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Nursing / Nursing Science;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English Language

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) AAU requires five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry at a sitting.

(ii) UI – No admission through UTME.

(iii) UI requires requires five (5) or six (6) ‘O’ Level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language, Biology/Health Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one (1) of Economics, Government, Literature in English, History, Geography or Physics, (this will be an advantage).

(iv) NDU requires’0’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

(v) UNN requires ‘0’ level credit passes or its equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings.

(vi) EUI requires five (5) credit passes at SSC or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(vii) LCITY requires ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(viii) DELSU requires SSC ‘O’ Level or its equivalent with credit passes in at least five (5) subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in one sitting

(x) UNILORIN accepts five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits, Pass in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xi) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(xii) UNIPORT requires Five (5) SSC credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English Language.

SUBJECT COMBINATION

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Nursing / Nursing Science under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;

Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) UNILORIN requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(ii) ABU requires Use of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(iii) UNIPORT requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Nursing / Nursing Science, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i)  ‘A’ Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics

(ii)  ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.

(iii)  Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology/ Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus  three (3) other ‘O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and English Language.

(iv)  NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes  in English Language and four (4) Science subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics and General Science.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  AAU

a)  accepts   Registered Nurse/Midwife RN, RM with one (1) year post registration experience; as well as RN,RPN or RN,RNA, or RN,RNT plus the UTME requirements.

b)  accepts good first degree programme e.g. Biochemistry, Anatomy, Human Physiology, Health Education, Psychology, Guidance and Counselling.

c)  does not accept a degree in Zoology and Botany

 

(ii)  ABU accepts

a)  ‘A’ Level/IJMB passes in three (3) subjects from Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology.

b)  Registered Nurse (RN) certificate with at least five (5) ’0’ level credits passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

 

(iii)  ABUAD requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(iv)  ADELEKE – ND credit plus the UTME minimum requirements.

(v)  UNIBEN requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Biology/Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus ‘O’ level credit passes in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

(vi)  UNICAL requires NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language and one (1) Science subject from the subjects listed in “Direct Entry Requirements” column plus two (2) years registration nursing experience

(vii)  UNICAL accepts HND in Public Health, ND in Environmental Health, Public Health Nursing from West African Health Examination Board in addition to the UTME requirements.

(viii)  EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant programme.

(ix)  UI accepts possession of any one (1) of the following professional qualifications

a) General Nursing

b) Psychiatric Nursing

c) Mid-Wifery

d) Nursing

e) Nursing Admin

f) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics plus the UTME requirements.

g) Two (2) years post registration experience with preference to more than five (5) years experience for candidates with 1st Degree in health related programme.

 

x)  UNILORIN requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in relevant subjects: Biology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics

(xi)  UNIJOS requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Zoology plus ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics and English Language.

(xii)  UNILAG requires

a) all direct entry candidates to satisfy the minimum UTME requirements.

b) registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria as RN or RN/RM with at least two (2) years post-registration cognate experience.

c) passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

d) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in at least two (2) subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Zoology.

e) a degree in any health related subjects from a recognized University with a minimum entry requirements for College of Medicine programme.

f) without prejudice to all requirements above, the Department may also conduct an interview for prospective candidates

 

(xiii)  LAUTECH accepts

a) ‘A’ level or equivalents with passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics (or Zoology)

b) Registered Nurse (RN) Certificates plus the UTME requirements or its equivalent (as approved by Senate) plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

c) First Degree of LAUTECH approved by Senate in any related programme or profession plus the UTME requirements.

 

(xiv)  NDU accepts

a) NURSES: Registered Nurses (NRN), Registered Midwives (RM), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN) plus five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Physics, Mathematics,  Chemistry and Biology, at not more than two (2) sittings.

b) NON-NURSES: B.Sc. not lower than Second Class  in relevant programme such as: Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology, Human Nutrition, Medical Laboratory Sciences and any other relevant programme.

 

(xv)  OAU accepts Certificate of Registered Nurse (RN) or SRN or its equivalent as approved by Senate plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

(xvi)  UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.

(xvii)  UNN accepts

a)  Nurses registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN), plus the UTME requirements.

b)  three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry at not more than two (2) sittings plus the UTME requirements.

c)  first degree in related programme

(xvii) EUI accepts;

a) two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology/Zoology, Chemistry and Physics in addition to UTME requirements.

b) B.Sc. in relevant fields not below Second Class Lower Division.

c) NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and one Science subject chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics and General Science.

d) IJMB passes in three (3) subjects in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology.

 

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into NDA for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have score a minimum of  200 or above in your JAMB result.

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