Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing Programmes

The Nursing Programme that was initially offered in 1982 was a part-time Diploma in Nursing Administration and Community Health Nursing which was an 18 month programme. In 1984, the Diploma in Nursing Administration and Community Health Nursing was upgraded to two years. In 1990, the B Cur was started and the Honours degree started in 1991. The 4 year basic nursing degree (B Cur Basic), now called Bachelor of Nursing, started in 1997. This programme adopted a problem-based, community based approach.