UDS Bsc Nursing and Midwifery Degree Programmes-2023/2024

UDS Bsc Nursing and Midwifery Degree Programmes-2023/2024:

Application forms for admission to the first BSc Nursing and BSc Midwifery in the University for Development Studies (UDS) (UDS) will be available online from Monday, April 24, 2023, at admissions.uds.edu.gh  for holders of the following qualifications.

Four-Year BSc. Nursing and BSc. Midwifery

  • 4-Year BSc (Nursing) (for WASSCE holders) Candidates with business subjects are advised not to apply for Nursing. Only Pure Science, Agricultural Science, Arts or Home Economics candidates are eligible to apply
  • 4-Year BSc (Midwifery) (for WASSCE holders) Candidates with Business subjects are advised not to apply. Only Pure Science, Agricultural Science, Arts or Home Economics candidates are eligible to apply.

 

Requirement/Subject Combination

Three Core (compulsory) Subjects Three Elective Subjects (Any three from the following groupings)
Science
1. English Language

2. Mathematics

3. Integrated Science

1. Physics

2. Chemistry

3. Biology

4. Elective mathematics

Non-Sciences
1. History

2. Geography

3. Economics

4. Government

5. Literature in English

6. French

7. Biology

8. Physics

9. Chemistry

10. Management in living

11. Food and nutrition

12. Christian religion

13. Islamic religion

14. General agricultural science

15. Any Ghanaian Language (Dagbani, Twi Fante, etc.)

 

NB : Social Studies is not accepted as a core subject and therefore not used in calculating the aggregate score.

1. Aggregate Cut-Off Point

BSC NURSING

Category Aggregate Cut-Off Point
Science Students
Male 9
Female 10
Non-Science Students
Male 7
Female 8

 

BSC MIDWIFERY

Category Aggregate Cut-Off Point
Science Students
Male 9
Female 10
Non-Science Students
Male 7
Female 8

Find below the UDS Bsc Nursing and Midwifery Degree Programmes-2023/2024 requirements and qualifications.

Mature/Top-Up Applicants.

Mature Applicants

a. Bachelor of Science (BSc) Midwifery

Admission / Entry Requirement

Applicants to the 3-year BSc Midwifery programme must be a Registered Nurse with a Diploma (RGN), a State Registered Nurse (SRN) or a Registered Midwife (RM) with a post-basic Certificate and in good standing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana with at least three (3) years post registration work experience. Candidates without three (3) years of work experience are advised not to apply. International applicants must show evidence of registration with their home Professional Regulatory Bodies. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must also show evidence of English Language proficiency.

Options for study: Modular/Sandwich/Weekend

Males are encouraged to apply.

Closing date for applications: June 30, 2023

Interviews to be conducted in July 2023.

b. Bachelor of Science (BSc) Nurse Practitioner

Applicants to the 3-year BSc Nurse Practitioner programme must be a Registered Nurse with a Diploma (RGN), a State Registered Nurse (SRN) or a Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) with a Diploma and in good standing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana with at least three (3) years post registration work experience. Applicants without three (3) years of work experience are advised not to apply. International applicants must show evidence of registration with their home Professional Regulatory Bodies. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must also show evidence of English Language proficiency.

Closing date for applications: June 30, 2023

Interviews to be conducted in July 2023.

Top-Up Programme

Bachelor of Science (BSc) General Nursing

Applicants to the 2-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) in General Nursing Programme must be Registered Nurses with a Diploma and in good standing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana with at least three (3) years post-registration work experienceInternational applicants must show evidence of registration with their home Professional Regulatory Bodies. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must also show evidence of English Language proficiency.

Options for study: Modular/Sandwich/Weekend

Closing date for applications: June 30, 2023

Interviews to be conducted in July 2023.

 

Bachelor of Science (BSc) Midwifery

Applicants to the 2-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Midwifery Programme must be Registered Midwives with a Diploma and in good standing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana with at least three (3) years post-registration work experience. International applicants must show evidence of registration with their home Professional Regulatory Bodies. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must also show evidence of English Language proficiency.

Options for study: Modular/Sandwich.

Males are encouraged to apply.

Closing date for applications: June 30, 2023

Interviews are to be conducted in July 2023.

 

Bachelor of Science (BSc) Paediatric Nursing

Applicants to the 2-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Paediatric Nursing Programme must be Registered Nurses/Midwives with a Diploma or State Registered Nursing Certificate and in good standing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana with at least three (3) years post registration work experience. Applicants without three (3) years of work experience are advised not to apply. International applicants must show evidence of registration with their home Professional Regulatory Bodies. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must also show evidence of English Language proficiency.

Closing date for applications: June 30, 2023

Interviews are to be conducted in July 2023.

 

ACCESS PROGRAMMES

Access Course Programme at the School of Nursing and Midwifery

Eight weeks Access Course programme is offered to both domestic and international applicants who hold certificates in Enrolled Nursing (Nurse Assistant Clinical [NAC]) and Community Health Nursing (Nurse Assistant Preventive [NAP]) to enable them to enrol into a 3/4-year BSc Nursing or a 4-year BSc Midwifery Modular/Sandwich programme. Prospective applicants must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana and be in good standing. They must have worked for a minimum of three years. International applicants must show evidence of registration with their home Professional Regulatory Bodies. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must also show evidence of English Language proficiency.

Courses to be offered in the Access Course include the following:

  • English Language
  • Core Mathematics
  • Integrated Science
  • Introductory General Physics
  • Introductory General Chemistry
  • Introductory Biology

Admission into BSc Nursing and Midwifery Programmes

Candidates who obtain a pass mark of a minimum of 50% (equivalent to C5) or better in all the above-mentioned courses may be given admission into the BSc Nursing or BSc Midwifery programme. Successful candidates will be admitted to levels 100 and 200 respectively. Males are encouraged to apply.

Options for study: Modular/Sandwich/Weekends

Type of student and admission Level

  • NAC/NAP into BSc Midwifery                     Level 100
  • NAC into BSc Nursing                                Level 200
  • NAP into BSc Nursing                                Level 100

Period of Access Course

Programme will run from June through July during the 2023/2024 Academic Year for a period of eight (8) weeks. The programme will run during weekends only from Saturday to Sunday.

Location

The programme will be located at the following places: UDS Tamale Campus, Bolgatanga Midwifery Training College, Nursing Training College, Wa, Damongo Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Gushegu Nursing and Midwifery Training College, and Royal Ann College of Health Science, Kumasi (UDS affiliate institution).

Contact for enquiries during working hours

Academic and Students’ Affairs Office Line: 03720-93382/ 03039-44335

SoNM Office Line: 0372094289

Programme Coordinator: Cell phone 0249787993

Faculty Officer: Cell Phone: 0244977806

Email: [email protected]

 

 

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  1. Please I have applied for undergraduate at uds dungu campus since September now I can’t check my admission status why?

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