Faculty of Health Sciences

ADVANCED UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA IN NURSING SCIENCE

Purpose of the Programme

This programme is aimed at training registered nurses for planning, management and education in nursing or in nursing services at hospital and community level.  

Summary of Courses

QUALIFICATION/ COURSES

CODES

CREDITS

Advanced Diploma in Nursing

Option 1 – Nursing Management & Community

Health Nursing

First Year

   

Nursing Management I

ADN 11M1

16

 

ADN 11M2

16

Nursing Education I

EDN 11M1

16

 

EDN 11M2

16

Community Health Nursing Science I

CHN 11M1

16

 

CHN 11M2

16

Introduction to Micro Economics

ECO 10M1

15

Principles of Learning and Teaching

EDU 16M1

12

Psychology of Learning and Teaching

EDC 16M0

12

Introduction to Social Concepts, Perspectives & Soc

SOC 12M1

08

Population and Rural Urban Development

SOC 13M2

08

Introduction to Public Administration

PAD 10M1

16

Public Management & Leadership

PAD 10M2

16

Public Sector Management Skills

PAD 13M2

16

Computer Skills  

CNN 11M2  

08

(120)

Second Year

Part-time Students – all courses

   

Nursing Management II

ADN  21M1

16

 

ADN  22M2

16

Community Health Nursing Science II

CHN 21M1

16

 

CHN 21M2

16

Nursing Education II

EDN 21M1

16

 

EDN 21M2

16

Computer Skills

CNN  21M2

08

Nursing Dynamics

NUD  21M1

08

 

NUD  21M2

08

Introduction to Research

IRM   21M1

08

Psychiatric Nursing Science I

PNN 11M1

16

 

QUALIFICATION/ COURSES

CODES

CREDITS

 

PNN 11M2

16

Understanding Human Behaviour (Psychology)

PSY 11M1

08

Determinants of Human Behaviour (Psychology)

PSY 13M2

08

Classical Social Theories

SOC 22M1

08

Population and Social Deferrentiation HIV  

SOC 28M2  

12

(120)

 

Delivery mode

Tutorial presentations in class group discussions, teachings and managements sessions in hospitals under the supervision of lecturers.

Methods of Assessment

First Year

One (1) paper of 3 hours’ duration for each module. In addition, a comprehensive oral examination in Nursing Administration and Community Health Nursing.

Second Year

One (1) paper of 3 Hours duration for each module. In addition, a comprehensive oral examination in Nursing Administration and Community Health Nursing.

Continuous evaluation through tests, assignments and group work contributes towards a semester mark.