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Faculty of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSCN) Pre- Service Programme


Entry requirements:

1. Applicants must have completed form VI or its equivalent (with not less than a total of 4.5 points), with at least two principal passes, one of which must be at a level of D or above; in any of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Mathematics.

2. Direct entry applicants must have credit pass at Ordinary Level Certificate of Secondary Education in Physics, Chemistry and Biology, and at least two principal passes from Physics, Biology or Chemistry of not less than 4.5 points where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, S=0.5 and F=0 at Advanced Level Secondary Education.

Duration of the programme: 4 years, plus one year of internship.

Note that:
a. All short-listed applicants will have to undergo an oral interview before they are finally selected to join HKMU programmes.
b. All applicants to HKMU programmes must have at least 3 credit passes in relevant subjects at O-Level, one of them being English.


Direct Entry applicants:
Applicants applying through the direct entry scheme after having completed A level are required to apply through the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Central Admission System. For further information about the Central Admission System (CAS), please visit the TCU website http://www.tcu.go.tz or HKMU Website http://www.hkmu.ac.tz

Equivalent or Mature Age Applicants:
Applicants under equivalent or mature age entry schemes will not apply through the TCU-Central Admission System. These applicants will apply directly to HKMU.

Application Deadline:
Application forms for the BScN programmes can be downloaded from the University website http://www.hkmu.ac.tz or by paying a visit to the Admissions Office at HKMU. Forms duly filled must reach the Admissions Office before 31st May of every year. New students will be admitted in October of every year.

Interested applicants for courses offered by HKMU should apply for Application Forms, with a non-refundable fee of TZS 30,000/=(Tanzanians) or USD 30.00 (for international students) by Telegraphic Transfer, Postal Money Order, Cheque or Cash payable to the Bursar and sent to:

The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Hubert Kairuki Memorial University
322 Regent Estate
P. O. Box 65300
Dar es Salaam
Tel. 255-22-2700021/4
Fax: 255-22-2775591
E-mails: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
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