Bachelor of Science Nursing course

Bachelor of Science Nursing course; Requirements, duration, job opportunities and universities offering the course

ABOUT THE COURSE

Bachelor of Science Nursing is one of the most marketable course in the health industry.

COURSE DURATION

The Course takes the below specified time frames, depending on the type of student’s entry:

  • Direct Entry- Four (4) academic years on a full time basis
  • Upgrading-    Two and a half academic years on part-time basis (2 days in a week)
  • Graduates of the programme will undertake a one year internship programme and sit for a licensing examination as prescribed by the Nursing Council of Kenya

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The graduates of the programme are highly marketable locally and across the borders. Job opportunities in the local market include among others:
•    Ministry of Health
•    Private and Mission Hospitals
•    Non-Governmental Organizations
•    Research Institutions

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (NURSING) LATEST COURSE REQUIREMENTS AS SET BY KUCCPS

On the KUCCPS site, this course is placed under cluster 15.
CLUSTER SUBJECT 1BIO
CLUSTER SUBJECT 2CHE
CLUSTER SUBJECT 3MAT A / PHY
CLUSTER SUBJECT 4ENG / KIS / PHY / HAG / GEO / CRE / IRE / HRE / HSC / ARD / AGR / WW / MW / BC / PM / ECT / DRD / AVT / CMP / FRE / GER / ARB / KSL / MUC / BST
NOTE: A subject may only be considered ONCE in this section

MINIMUM SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

SUBJECT 1BIOC+
SUBJECT 2CHEC+
SUBJECT 3MAT A / PHYC+
SUBJECT 4ENG / KISC+

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INSTITUTIONS WHERE THE PROGRAMME IS OFFERED

Some of the institutions offering this programme are:

BARAUNIVERSITY OF EASTERN AFRICA, BARATON
CUCHUKA UNIVERSITY
CUEACATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF EAST AFRICA
DKUTDEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
EUEGERTON UNIVERSITY
GLUKGREAT LAKES UNIVERSITY OF KISUMU
JKUATJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
KABUKABARAK UNIVERSITY
KARUKARATINA UNIVERSITY
KEMUKENYA METHODIST UNIVERSITY
KSUKISII UNIVERSITY
KUKENYATTA UNIVERSITY
KYUKIRINYAGA UNIVERSITY
MKUMOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY
MMARAUMAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY
MMUSTMASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
MSUMASENO UNIVERSITY
MUMOI UNIVERSITY
MUSTMERU UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
PUPWANI UNIVERSITY
PUEAPRESBYTERIAN UNIVERSITY OF EAST AFRICA
SEKUSOUTH EASTERN KENYA UNIVERSITY
SPUST PAULS UNIVERSITY
UMMAUMMA UNIVERSITY
UOEMUNIVERSITY OF EMBU
UOKUNIVERSITY OF KABIANGA
UONUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
UUCUZIMA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

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