Faculty of Medical and Health Science

The Faculty Officer
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
University of Namibia
Private Bag 13301
Windhoek
Namibia

Tel: +264 (0)61 206 3828
Fax: +264 (0)61 206 3922
E-mail: lprinsonsky@unam.na
Internet: http://www.unam.na/


Courses on this page:    Master of Nursing Science
Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery Science
Advanced University Diploma in Nursing Science
Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree

Course Title Master of Nursing Science
Institution Windhoek: University of Namibia
Country Namibia
Type Master
Topics Healthcare areas: Nursing
Public/Global Health: Community, Rural and Urban Health
Management: Essential Drugs and Medicine
Health Research and Methods
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Windhoek, Namibia
Objectives/
Content
The curriculum consists of the following courses:
First Year
Pharmacotherapy
Research Methodology
Theory and Practice of Critical Care Nursing
Second Year
Research project
Next Beginning February 2009
Appl. Deadline 30 September; Last day for Late Registration: 12 February 2009
Duration 2 years
Requirements To register for a M. N.Sc degree a candidate must:
* Hold a degree in nursing or an equivalent qualification
* meet the general regulations for Masters study at the University of Namibia
* annually furnish proof of current registration with the Namibian Nursing Board
Course fee
For further
information
Tel: +264 (0)61 206 3828
Fax: +264 (0)61 206 3922
E-mail: lsmall@mail.unam.na
Internet: http://www.unam.na/ or http://www.unam.na/faculties/medical/ma_nursing_sc_mnsc.html
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Course Title Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery Science
Institution Windhoek: University of Namibia
Country Namibia
Type Diploma
Topics Healthcare areas: Nursing
Public/Global Health: Community, Rural and Urban Health
Health Research and Methods
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Windhoek, Namibia
Objectives/
Content
  • General Nursing Science
  • English Communication for Nurses
  • Health Care Dynamics
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Applied Biological Science
  • Sociology
  • Midwifery Science
  • Mental Health
Next Beginning February 2009
Appl. Deadline 30 September; Last day for Late Registration: 12 February 2009
Duration The course of study extends over a period of at least FOUR YEARS (full-time). The maximum period of study is six years.
Requirements Hold a valid HIGCSE or IGCSE Certificate (with passes in at least five subjects);
- English is a compulsory subject and should normally be obtained at IGCSE (as a second language) grade C or better, or a grade D or better at IGCSE (as a first language);
- A candidate must obtain a minimum of 25 points on the UNAM Evaluation Point Scale to be admitted. However, if the minimum point of 25 is obtained, it does not necessarily ensure admission. Entrance is based upon places available within the Faculty and awarded on the basis of merit;
- Admission will also be considered for persons who qualify through the Mature Age Entry Scheme;-Enrolled nurses who qualify through the pre- examination of the learning packages with grade 12; and also those with grade 10 who qualify through Mature Age Entry examination and the pre- examination of the learning packages will also be considered for the course. Students in these categories will be exempted for the First year and will only sit for Three Years full- time.
Structure The full curriculum consists of 39 modules in total. A student wishing to pursue his/her studies leading to this diploma will not be permitted to re-register for various courses within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences if (s/he has not passed a minimum of course equivalents as indicated below:
FOUR (4) modules should have been passed after the first year of registration;
SIX (6) modules should have been passed after the second year of registration;
EIGHT (8) modules should have been passed after the end of the third year of registration;
TWENTY NINE (29) modules should have been passed after the fourth year of registration.
Course fee
For further
information
Tel: +264 (0)61 206 3828
Fax: +264 (0)61 206 3922
E-mail: lprinsonsky@unam.na
Internet: http://www.unam.na/faculties/medical/dipl_compreh_nurs_midwifery_sc.html
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Course Title Advanced University Diploma in Nursing Science (Health Promotion, Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment)
Institution Windhoek: University of Namibia
Country Namibia
Type Diploma
Topics Healthcare areas: Nursing
Management: Health Services Management
Public/Global Health: Primary Health Care
Health Research and Methods
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Windhoek, Namibia
Objectives/
Content
The aim of this course is to prepare an advanced practitioner to practice in areas where there are no medical physicians
The curriculum outline is as follows:
  • Health Service Management
  • Nursing Ethos and Professional Practice
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Scientific Foundations of Nursing (Special)
  • The Theory, philosophy and Process of Primary Health Care (Main Subject)
Next Beginning February 2007
Appl. Deadline 30 September; Last day for Late Registration: 12 February 2007
Duration 1 year, full-time
Requirements To register for this diploma, the candidate must comply with the following conditions:
* Registration as a General Nurse and Midwife
* Registration with the Namibian Nursing Board
* At least two years experience as a registered nurse
Course fee
For further
information
Tel: +264 (0)61 206 3828
Fax: +264 (0)61 206 3922
E-mail: lnelumbu@unam.na
Internet: http://www.unam.na/faculties/medical/adv_uni_dipl_nsc_health.html
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Course Title Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree
Institution Windhoek: University of Namibia
Country Namibia
Type Distance Learning
Topics Healthcare areas: Nursing
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Windhoek, Namibia
Objectives/
Content
The Centre for External Studies at the University of Namibia ensures that quality higher educations is accessible to the nation through the provision of distance and open learning programmes. CES collaborates with faculties and other University Centres to offer formal programmes leading to degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as non-formal programmes. It operates through three departments of: Materials Development and Instructional Design; Student Support; and the Department of Continuing Education.

The Centre offers the following formal qualifications: Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree (Advanced Practice), Diploma in Adult Education and Community Development, Diploma in HIV/AIDS Counselling and Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Certificate in Accounting and Auditing, Certificate in HIV/AIDS Counselling, CES is also responsible for the management of eight University Regional Centres and manages a large office at the Northern Campus in Oshakati. Regional activities and services are supported by regional administrative and student support officers.

Next Beginning On demand
For further
information

The Administrative Coordinator
UNAM
P/Bag 13245
WINDHOEK
Tel: +264 (0)61 206 3676
Fax: +264 (0)61 206 3016
E-mail: wdavies@unam.na or smarthinussen@unam.na
Internet: http://www.unam.na/centres/ces/ces_index.html

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