School of Allied Health Sciences
B.N.Sc. Nursing Science
This programme is designed to prepare individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful nursing career in the ever-changing healthcare landscape.
NOTE: You must have a Registered Nurse Certificate with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to enrol for this direct entry programme.
If you do not meet this requirement, you can consider our BSc. Public Health Programme.
Tuition Per Level
Introduction to Nursing Science
Start your bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science
As a graduate, you will be well-prepared to pursue diverse professional pathways in Nursing. Our faculty members are knowledgeable, accomplished, and experienced in their fields. They bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world insights into the classroom. Their diverse backgrounds, ranging from industry leaders to seasoned academics, enrich the learning experience by providing practical perspectives and cutting-edge research.
Why you should apply;
Applications for January 2024 admission is ongoing.
Apply before 22nd December 2023, to secure your place.
Mode of study
Maximize your learning with powerful Virtual Reality Technology
Enhance your learning with immersive, interactive virtual reality nursing simulation that bridges the gap between classroom theory and real-world practice.
With our powerful VR technology, you’ll have a standardized experience that immerses you in lifelike scenarios, maximizes your engagement, and develops clinical reasoning, decision-making, and communication skills that get you more engaged, develop new skills and prepare you for your future career.
The bachelor’s in Nursing program’s curriculum has been meticulously crafted to equip individuals with the essential knowledge and skills required for a prosperous nursing career within the dynamic healthcare environment.
|Entrepreneurship and Innovation||2|
|General and Systemic embryology||2|
|Anatomy of upper and Lower Limb||3|
|Introductory Physiology and Blood||2|
|Biochemistry – General and Medical I||2|
|Foundation of Professional Nursing Practice I||2|
|General Biochemistry Practical||1|
|Renal and Body Fluids Physiology||2|
|Anatomy of Thorax, Abdomen,Pelvis and Perinium||3|
|Biochemistry – General and Medical II||2|
|Foundation of Nursing II||2|
|General and Cellular Pathology||2|
|Pharmacodynamics and Chemotherapy||2|
|Community/Public Health Nursing||2|
|Nursing Ethics and Jurisprudence||2|
|Medical -Surgical Nursing||2|
|Peace and Conflict Resolution||2|
|Community/Public Health Nursing II||2|
|Medical -Surgical Nursing II||2|
|Medical Surgical Nursing III||2|
|Medical Surgical Nursing Practicum II (SIWES)||2|
|Mental Health Nursing I||2|
|Pharmacodynamics and Chemotherapy II||2|
|Medical-Surgical Nursing Practicum III||3|
|Maternal and Child Health 1||2|
|Mental Health Nursing II||2|
|Management of Nursing Services||2|
|Maternal and Child Health Nursing II||2|
|Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practicum I||2|
|Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology||2|
|Community/Public Health Nursing III||2|
|Community/Public Health Nursing II Practicum||2|
|Maternal and Child Health Practicum II||2|
|Maternal and Child health Nursing III||2|
|Health and Nursing Informatics||2|
|Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practicum IV||3|
|Community/Public Health Nursing IV||2|
|Community/Public Health Nursing Practicum III||2|
|Entrepreneurship in Nursing||2|
Entry requirements for B.N.Sc. in Nursing Science
Here’s what you need to study for a bachelor’s programme at Miva Open University. NOTE: Admission for B.N.Sc. Nursing Science is only available for 200 level.
Please note that submission of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results is not mandatory at this stage. However, upon admission to the university, the provided results will be thoroughly verified for authenticity and compliance with the stated criteria, including JAMB Regularisation.
Potential roles for B.N.Sc. Nursing Science degree holders
Learn on your terms with pre-recorded engaging and interactive videos on your educational journey for flexible, convenient, and self-paced study.
Miva Open University offers a flexible payment plan for its degree programmes. You may choose to pay the year’s fee up front or in two instalments.
Up to 15% discount
Pay the year’s fee upfront. No hidden charges. No additional costs.
Pay in Instalments
Pay in two instalments. An initial deposit of ₦150,000 and a second payment of ₦100,000. No hidden charges. No additional costs.
Common Inquiries Students Have About Our Nursing Programme
We’ve answered some of the most common questions students have.
While we acknowledge the importance of your O’Level results, admission to our BNSc. Nursing program requires a Registered Nurse Certificate from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
Admission for BNSc. Nursing Science is currently available as Direct Entry into 200 level.
You can apply to the School of Nursing of your choice. The application process typically involves submitting your O’level results, you will undergo 18 months of training, followed by an interview or assessment. Successful completion of the program will grant you a registered nursing certificate, which you can then use to pursue a degree with us at Miva Open University.
A Nursing Degree from Miva Open University is recognized and licensed by the National Universities Commission. Registered Nurse (RN) Certificate from the Nursing and Midwifery Council is required for enrolment.
Yes, a Nursing Degree from Miva Open University is valid for advancing your career internationally.
Admission to our Nursing program requires a Registered Nurse Certificate. Completion of 100L in Public Health does not fulfil this requirement.
Admission to our Nursing program requires a Registered Nurse Certificate. A Community Health Certificate alone does not fulfil this requirement.
To enrol into our Nursing program, you need to acquire a Registered Nurse Certificate from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. This certificate is a prerequisite for the direct entry program (200L).
We collaborate with accredited teaching hospitals for practical sessions and we will provide information about the hospital locations after enrollment.
Lectures and assessments will be conducted online and examinations will be held in person at our strategically positioned exam centres across all 37 states in Nigeria.