BSc. Nursing

Overview

This is a 4-year degree programme leading to the award of BSc. (Nursing) and is based at the Agogo Presbyterian Hospital.

Admission Requirements

SSSCE Applicants


SSSCE Applicants must have obtained aggregate 24 or better in six subjects (3 core and 3 electives). The core subjects and minimum grades must be grade D or better in Mathematics, English Language and Integrated science. The elective subjects should be selected from any of the following subject areas: Science, General Arts, General Agric with Chemistry, Home Economics without Biology.

WASSCE Applicants


Applicants must have aggregate 36 or better in six subjects (3 core and 3 electives). The core subjects and minimum grades are: grade C6 or better in Mathematics, English Language and Integrated science. The elective subjects should be selected from any of the following subject areas: Science, General Arts, General Agric with Chemistry, Home Economics with Food and Nutrition.

Diploma Applicants


Diploma in Nursing should be obtained from a recognised University, with a final grade point average of 3.25 or better, in addition to the basic qualification at WASSCE / O’ Level. Such candidates who must also be RGNs may be admitted to the Second Year of the programme after a selection interview.

Mature Applicants


Mature applicants must be nurses with SRN, RMN, RM, CHN or relevant nursing certificate. Candidates must have attained the age of 27 years or above with five (5) credits in five (5) GCE “O” Level or SSSCE Subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science in addition to passing the mature student entrance examination and an interview. All mature students are admitted to the first year of the programme

International Students


International students may be admitted on the basis of qualification from their home country for which the West African Examination Council shall determine equivalence. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries. In addition, foreign applicants must satisfy the professional entry requirements determined by the Nurses and Midwives’ Council of Ghana.