The UDS Access Courses is an eight (8) weeks programme designed to help applicants with certificates in enrolled Nursing programmes attain their degrees.
UDS Access Courses Programme
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 enroll into a 3/4-year BSc Nursing or a 4-year BSc Midwifery Modular/Sandwich programme. Prospective applicants must be registered with Ghana’s Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and be in good standing. They must have worked for a minimum of three (3) years.
International applicants must show evidence of registration with their home Professional Regulatory Bodies. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must also show proof of English Language proficiency.
Courses to be offered during the UDS Access Course programme 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 courses mentioned above may apply for admission into the BSc Nursing or BSc Midwifery programme. Successful candidates will be admitted to level 100 and 200 respectively. Male applicants are encouraged to apply.
Options for study: Modular/Sandwich
Type of student and admission Level for UDS Access Courses
- NAC/NAP into Bsc Midwifery: Level 100
- NAC into Bsc. Nursing: Leve 200
- NAP into Bsc Nursing: Level 100
Period of UDS Access Course
The UDS access Programme will run from July – August for a period of eight (8) weeks. The programme will run during weekends only, from Saturdays to Sundays.
UDS Access Courses Programmes Campuses
Below are the available campuses for the UDS Access programmes
- UDS Tamale Campus
- Bolga Campus
- Wa Campus and Royal Ann College of Health Sciences
- Kumasi (UDS affiliate institution)
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