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KNUST Department of Nursing Top-up is a programme created to give registered nurses the chance to advance their academic credentials from the diploma to the degree level.

In this article we’ll provide an overview about,KNUST Department of Nursing Top-up (Regular) and Top-up (Sandwich) Programmes, How to apply, entry requirement etc.

KNUST Department of Nursing Top-up (Regular) and Top-up (Sandwich) Programmes

Applications are open to qualified candidates for admission into KNUST to read Top-up Programmes at the KNUST Department of Nursing. Take note that the Diploma upgrade Programmes have now been revised to THREE (3)-year BScProgrammes. Certificate holders are encouraged to apply for the BSc. Programmes at the same Centres that used to run the Diploma Programmes. All BSc. Programmes for Diploma holders have a revised duration of TWO (2)-years.

List of KNUST Department of Nursing Top-up (Regular)and Top-up (Sandwich) Programmes

Top-up (Regular) programmes are programmes that allow students with relevant qualifications to advance their studies and earn a higher degree in specific fields. The top-up programmesin the KNUST Department of Nursing are:

BSc. Emergency Nursing
BSc. Nursing
BSc. Midwifery

Top-up (Sandwich) programmes are programmes that allow students to pursue academic studies during vacations or breaks while working or engaged in other activities. The sandwichprogrammes in the KNUST Department of Nursing are:

  • BSc. Nursing
  • BSc. Midwifery
  • BSc. Public Health Nursing

Entry Requirements for KNUST Department of NursingTop-up (Regular) Programmes

1. BSc. Emergency Nursing

Applicant must be a holder of a Diploma in Nursing with a good pass and have at least TWO (2) years of working experience and duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or any other nursing and midwifery regulatory body. Such applicants will also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes for Diploma holders.

2. BSc. Nursing

Applicant must holder a Diploma in Nursing with a good pass and duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or any other nursing and midwifery regulatory body. Such applicants will also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes for Diploma holders.

3. BSc. Midwifery

Applicant must already have a Diploma in Midwifery with a good pass and duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or any other nursing and midwifery regulatory body. Such applicants will also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes for Diploma holders.

Entry Requirements for KNUST Department of NursingTop-up (Sandwich) Programmes

1. BSc. Midwifery (Top-Up Sandwich Programme for Diploma Holders) – Two (2) Years (Diploma Top-Up)

Applicants must be holders of a Diploma in Midwifery duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or any other nursing and midwifery regulatory body. Such applicants will also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes.

2. BSc. Nursing (Top-Up Sandwich Programme for Diploma Holders) – Two (2) Years (Diploma Top-Up)

Applicants must be hold a Registered General Nursing Diploma, duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or any other recognized nursing and midwifery regulatory body. Such candidates will also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes for Diploma holders.

3. BSc. Nursing (Top-Up Sandwich Programme for Certificate Holders) – Three (3) Years (Certificate Top-Up)

Applicants must be nurse assistants (clinical) with certificates, duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or any other recognized nursing and midwifery regulatory body. Such applicants will also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes for certificate holders.

4. BSc. Public Health Nursing (Top-Up Sandwich Programme for Diploma Holders) – Two (2) Years (Diploma Top-Up)

Applicants must be Diploma holders in Public Health Nursing or Community Health Nursing and duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or any other recognized nursing and midwifery regulatory body. Such applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for admission to degree programmes for diploma holders.

5. BSc. Public Health Nursing (Top-Up Sandwich Programme for Certificate Holders) – Three (3) Years (Certificate Top-Up)

Applicants must be holders of a Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP)/ certificate in Community Health Nursing, duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana or any other recognised nursing and midwifery regulatory body. Such applicants will also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes for certificate holders.

For more information visitwww.knust.edu.gh

KNUST Department of Nursing Top-up (Regular) and Top-up (Sandwich) Programmes Application Process

1. Applicants must visit any post office to purchase an e-Voucher
2. The e-Voucher contains Login ID or an Application ID, and PIN that will grant access to the online admission portal.
3. Candidates should then proceed to the online admissions website at; apps.knust.edu.gh/admissions, log in with the credentials and begin the application process.
4. Once the process has been completed, candidates must print out TWO (2) copies of the completed Application Form, and submit them to the Deputy Registrar (Academic Affairs), KNUST, together with all relevant documents (Photocopies of Certificates and transcripts)

Application Fee: GH¢ 250.00

Centers for KNUST Department of Nursing Top-up (Sandwich) Programmes

Bsc. Nursing:

KNUST
Berekum NMTC
Kpembe NMTC
Korle Bu NMTC
Sekondi NMTC
Sunyani NMTC
Tamale NMTC

Bsc. Public Health Nursing:

KNUST
Fomena NMTC
Ho NTC
Tamale CHNTS
Winneba CCHN

Bsc. Midwifery:

KNUST
Berekum NMTC
Bolga MTS
Hohoe MTC
Korle Bu NMTC

Centers for KNUST Department of Nursing Top-up (Regular) Programmes

All Regular programmes are held at the KNUST Kumasi Campus

see also

KNUST BSc Midwifery Entry Requirements and Cut off points for (2023/2024)- see now

 

 

 

 

 

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