UATH School of Post Basic Nursing Admission Form 2019/2020


UATH School of Post Basic Critical Care Nursing admission form 2019/2020 – UATH Gwagwalada Post Basic Intensive Care Nursing Programme admission application forms for 2019/2020 academic session is now on sale, This is the full application details of:

School of Nursing form 2019/2020

UATH School of Post Basic Nursing admission Form 2019/2020, UATH School of Post Basic Nursing admission requirements 2019, UATH School of Post Basic Nursing application fees 2019, how to apply for UATH School of Post Basic Nursing admission online, UATH School of Post Basic Nursing Interview/Entrance examination date 2019… details below.

UATH School of Post Basic Nursing form 2019/2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the UATH School of Post Basic Nursing programmme for the 2019/2020 academic session.

UATH School of Post Basic Nursing Admission Requirements 2019/2020

To qualify for admission into the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Post basic Critical Care Nursing School, candidates must:

  • 1. Be a registered licensed Nurse with a current practicing license of N&MCN. Posses 5 credits pass in the following relevant subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry from a conventional secondary school in not more than two (2) sittings.
  • 2. The nurses who qualified from their basic nursing schools before 2006 and have 5 credit passes in English, one of the three major science subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and any other three (3) subjects are equally eligible.

Programmes Duration of the Course

The duration of the course is 12 Calendar months (November – November of the following year) and it is structured into two (2) semesters as follows:

  • Registration/Orientation – 2 weeks
  • Lectures (theory)                –  21 weeks
  • Clinical Experience            – 22 weeks
  • Revisions                            –  2 weeks
  • Examinations                      –  3 weeks
  • Holidays                              –  2 weeks
  • TOTAL               – 52 WEEKS


How to Apply for UATH School of Post Basic Nursing Admission

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Application form can be obtained with a non-refundable application fee of five thousand five hundred naira (N5, 500) only, into the following account:

  • ACCOUNT NAME:   University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada
  • BANK:                        Zenith Bank PLC, Gwagwalada
  1. Scan your recent passport photograph and the bank teller you used for payment
  2. Fill the Application Form online and submit
  3. Print out the duly filled Application Form.
  4. Come along with printed Application Form and the bank teller you used for payment

Date of Submission of Application FormTo be Updated

UATH School of Post Basic Nursing Entrance Examination Schedule:  To be Updated. 

Download School of Nursing Entrance Exam Past Questions And Answers pdf Here

General Requirements For Studying Nursing In Nigeria

There are different categories of Nursing programs in Nigeria. has publish and highlight the requirements for each of them also.

Requirement for General Nursing & Midwifery Education

This is the first Nursing program available to all intending nurses in Nigeria. It takes a 3 year school program to achieve this. At the end, the student is awarded with a title of Registered Nurse. The requirements include:

  • SSCE certificate with a minimum of 5 credits that must include a science subject eg (Biology, Chemistry and or Physics) and English language in not more than two sittings.
  • Must be between 18-35 years before applying.

Requirement for Post Basic Nursing Education

Students who finish as Registered Nurse and wish to further on will go for the Post Basic Nursing Education. This, after successful graduation, qualifies you to be known as “Registered Midwife” (RM). The requirements include:

  • Must have obtained the qualification of “Registered Nurse”.
  • Must meet up with the academic qualification and requirements of the admitting nursing school in Nigeria.
  • Undergo a schooling/training of 1 year.

It is recommended that you simply get high gpa’s in high school science since nursing largely depends on application of scientific methodologies

Requirements For Post Basic Psychiatric Nursing Programme

Candidates who wish to apply for this must meet up with the following requirements. They include;

  • Must be a registered nurse.
  • Must meet up with the admission requirements of the admitting schools of psychiatric nursing in Nigeria.
  • Finally, must undergo 1-year full training/schooling.

Requirements For Bachelor Of Nursing Science

To obtain the bachelor of Nursing science, applicant must meet up with the following criteria and requirements.

  1. Must have at least 5 credits in SSCE including in subjects as English, Mathematics and other science subjects.
  2. Must undergo a 5-year schooling/training program.
  3. Afterwards, candidate must go for a compulsory 1-year internship program in a Registered Health care institution.
  4. Upon graduation, the certificates or award obtainable include: Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife, Registered Public Health Nurse, Registered Psychiatric Nurse and B.Sc. in Nursing.

Requirements For Higher Degrees In Nursing

Nurses who wish to pursue higher degree in nursing must meet with the following requirements. They include:

  1. Meeting the admitting school’s entry requirements.
  2. Possible awards or certificates to be obtained include Master Degree (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D).

Requirements For Professional Nursing Programs

The requirements for this include:

  • Must be a registered Nurse/Midwife with at least one-year post registration (working) experience.
  • Must have a current practicing licence.
  • Also, applicant must meet with admitting school’s requirements.
  • The duration for this is 1 year. However, Anesthetist Nursing programme runs for a year and 6 months (18months).
  • Obtainable certificate: certificate in nursing in the area of clinical specialization.

Download School of Nursing Entrance Exam Past Questions And Answers pdf Here

Successful candidates will be invited for interview.


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