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Higher Diploma in Nursing

This programme aims to produce professional nurses who will be able to practice both
locally and internationally. The students will be trained by an experienced panel of lecturers who are academically qualified and have nursing experience and experience in nursing education.

  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Entry : January 2019
  • Location : Malabe
  • Delivery : Weekends/ Weekdays*

*Subject to a minimum number of students

Further Opportunities

Those who successfully complete the Higher Diploma could proceed to complete a BSc (Hons) in Nursing from SLIIT or high ranking universities from the UK or Australia.

Entry requirements

● Passes in three subjects at the G.C.E Advanced Level examinations (Local or London or equivalent) obtained at one and the same sitting in the Science stream and
● A pass in the aptitude test conducted by SLIIT
    And
● Successful passing at an Interview conducted by a Board of Academic Panel

Code Module Credit
NS1112 General English 1 02
NS1122 Human Anatomy 02
NS1132 Human Physiology 02
NS1142 Biochemistry 02
NS1152 Microbiology & Parasitology 02
NS1162 History, Ethics & Professionalism in Nursing 02
NS1172 Communication & Public Relations 02
NS1183 Fundamentals of Nursing 1 03
NS1212 General English 2 02
NS1232 Nursing Informatics 01
NS1242 Pharmacology 1 02
NS1252 Nutrition & Dietetics 1 02
NS1232 Psycho Social Aspect in Nursing 02
NS1263 Fundamentals of Nursing 2 03
NS1273 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice 1 03
Code Module Credit
NS2312 Advanced English Skills 02
NS2322 Pathology 02
NS2331 Nursing Research 1 01
NS2342 Pharmacology 2 02
NS2352 Adult Nursing 1 02
NS2362 Women’s Health Nursing 1 02
NS2372 Community Health Nursing 1 02
NS2382 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice 2 02
NS2412 English skills for Professionals 02
NS2422 Nursing Research 2s 01
NS2432 Group Project 02
NS1252 Nutrition & Dietetics 1 02
NS2441 Management & Leadership in Nursing 1 01
NS2452 Adult Nursing 2 03
NS2462 Women’s Health Nursing 2 02
NS2471 Pediatric Nursing 1 01
NS4283 Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing 03
Code Module Credit
NS3512 Biostatistics 02
NS3522 Nutrition & Dietetics 2 02
NS3532 Pediatric Nursing 2 01
NS3544 Community Health Nursing 2 04
NS3552 Adult Nursing Practice 1 03
NS3562 Pediatric Nursing Practice 02
NS3612 Trends, Issues & Professional Development in Nursing 02
NS3622 Teaching and Learning 02
NS3632 Adult Nursing Practice 2 02
NS3642 Adult Nursing 3 (Specialty areas) 01
NS3653 Adult Nursing Practice 2 03

* Electives to be chosen with the prior approval of the Academic Department

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