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NOUN Admission Requirement For Nursing Programme

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I am excited that you are interested in pursuing a Nursing degree at National Open University Of Nigeria NOUN. Nursing is a discipline, a profession, and a service.

This article is basically all about the requirements for admission into Nursing schools in NOUN. I realize that many students who are aspiring to pursue a career in Nursing lack the general knowledge about the nursing career, NOUN nursing programme, admission requirements and how to enroll to study nursing in NOUN.

What Is Nursing?

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector that focus on the care of individuals, families and communities. As we all know, the ratio of nurses to patients in Nigeria is very low compare to other advanced countries. Hence, the rush for the services of nurses in Nigeria.

What do nurses do? They save lives, prevent complications and prevent sufferings of patients. Just like Doctors, nurses are indispensable sets of people we can not do without.

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Admission Requirements For Nursing Programme in NOUN

NOUN nursing programme is an accredited program, so you don’t need to worry about completing your nursing program at the university. Your degree award is safe and secured.

NOUN offered admission into nursing programme without JAMB, in other words, you don’t need to pass or sit for jamb before you can apply.

Admission Requirements

1. Admission is available for 100 Level only.

2. A minimum of 5 credits in O’ levels.

3. Compulsory courses required in O’levels are Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 4. Registered Nurse Licence/Certificate is required.

5. Duration of study: Five (5) Calendar years with one year internship in a recognized health care institution.

6. Registration obtained: Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Midwife (RM), Registered Public Health Nurse (RPHN) and Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN).

7. Academic qualification: Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree (B.N.sc)

Special Admission Consideration(s)

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  1. Pls I don’t understand uwot u mean by u must be a nurse. Is it my learning it b4 getting enrolled? Like orgzilary nursing

  2. pls, I’m a Registered Nurse but I want to know the requirements that qualifies me for admission into 200L, contrary to admission requirement 1 above.

    1. Admission Requirements

      1. Admission is available for 100 Level only.

      2. A minimum of 5 credits in O’ levels.

      3. Compulsory courses required in O’levels are Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

      4. Registered Nurse Licence/Certificate is required.

      5. Duration of study: Five (5) Calendar years with one year internship in a recognized health care institution.

      6. Registration obtained: Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Midwife (RM), Registered Public Health Nurse (RPHN) and Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN).

      7. Academic qualification: Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree (B.N.sc)

  3. but we should be able to apply without been a RN etc…. i thought we are actually applying to become one(RM,RN etc) so why requesting for a licence/certificate?…. so we have to attend a university before we come apply for nursing in NOUN?

  4. but we should be able to apply without been a RN etc…. i thought we are actually applying to become one(RM,RN etc) so why requesting for a licence/certificate?…. so we have to attend a university before we come apply for nursing in NOUN?

        1. NOOOO

          Admission Requirements
          1. Admission available for 100 Level only.

          2. A minimum of 5 credits in O’ levels.

          3. Compulsory courses required in O’levels are Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics .

          4. Registered Nurse Licence/Certificate is required.

          Special Admission Consideration(s)

  5. Yes, am a registered nurse.can I start from 200Level like other universities are offering and run d programme for 4years?

  6. Currently running the program but haven’t heard about Being also given RM and public health. Kindly confirm sir.
    If it’s true which level is the council exams taken?

  7. I am a registered nurse and I am interested in running a nursing program in NOUN. How long does it take to complete the program? Someone said it’s 4 years. And how often does one need to be in school?

    1. Only registered nurse can apply…. admission can be given base on consideration by the school.

      Pls goto any NOUN study centre close to you for more enquiry

  8. Please I’ll like to know. Doing the program at noun qualifies you for RN,RPHN,RPN in addition to the Bsc certificate or you can be any of the above to gain entry into noun

  9. How can one be a registered nurse? Is it by going to d University for diploma programme or by going to school of nursing

  10. Dear Mr Gbenga,
    My sister elder is a food scientist at the moment but wants to purse her passion for nursing. She has no background in nursing at all. Can she start from the beginning in your institution?
    What steps does she need to take?
    I await your favourable response.
    Thanks.

  11. I am an auxilary nurse, and I have my certificate from the hospital I was trained. Can I Apply for nursing in NOUN with the certificate

  12. Please what did you mean by lisence, am an auxiliary nurse I have my certificate and my identity card can I study nursing at noun university

  13. If a qualification in view is RN RM why do you still limit your admission to 100levels for those already qualified as nurses but seeking to go for BNSc
    2. Can RM nurse apply
    3. Is there a window period for one to obtain any deficiency at admission
    Thanks

    1. Admission Requirements
      1. Admission available for 100 Level only.

      2. A minimum of 5 credits in O’ levels.

      3. Compulsory courses required in O’levels are Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics .

      4. Registered Nurse Licence/Certificate is required.

      Special Admission Consideration(s)

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