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Noun Nursing Programme: Requirement for Admission 2019

The National Open University of Nigeria has finally succeeded and won another case again! As the National Universities Commission (NUC) has officially approved the institution to legally run their nursing programme. All aspirants searching for admission into the nou Nursing programme for 2019/2020 academic session, can now get to read the noun nursing programme admission requirements.

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Admission Requirements for B.Sc. Public Health

For all aspirants and candidates, intending to enter the B.Sc Public Health Programme, they must satisfy the University admission requirements as listed below:


All aspiring candidates may be admitted into 200 Level of the programme provided they have the following qualifications:

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1. Candidates must have, at least five (5) credit level passes at not more than two (2) sittings at the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE/NECO/GCE) examinations in the following subjects as listed below:

  • Biology or Health Science,
  • English Language
  • Mathematics,
  • Chemistry,
  • Physics or any other science subject.

2. All aspirants should take note, that they are required to have an additional qualification from any health-related discipline as;

  • Community Health Officer Training Certificate (CHO),
  • NCE (Physical/Health Education, Science Education, Nutrition, Home Economics)
  • Health Superintendent,
  • Registered Nurse (RN),
  • Physiology,
  • Medical Laboratory Science, etc.

Important Information

Please, all aspiring candidates should take note that they are required to have one (1) year post qualification experience. Having a 1-year post qualification is requested to be eligible and qualified for admission into the National Open University Nursing Programme.

Please take note that you can NOT be offered admission into 100 level. The option is not available.

Admission Requirement for BNSc. Nursing Programme

This is the list of all requirements for candidates intending to enter the BNSc Degree. They must have the following qualifications:

  • For your application to be successful, you are required to have five (5) credit passes in not more than two sittings in WASCE, GCE, NECO in the following subjects:
    English Language,
  • You must have a registered Nurse or Midwifery Certificates/Diploma of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria before your application will be approved for admission.
  • You must have a verifiable and valid practice license issued by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • You are also required to have six months working experience and letter of attestation from the current place of clinical practice for registration into the Noun nursing programme.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) or a good first degree in a related field of study. Remember, you are required to five (5) credits in English, Mathematics, a science subject and two (2) other subjects.

Once you have these qualifications, then you are eligible to apply for the programme. CLICK HERE for NOUN registration

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