Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

TAU-Zambia is a premier nursing school in Zambia, and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is being introduced to support the theme “A Nation of Healthy and Productive People.” Students who graduate from this program will function as educators, administrators, clinicians, and researchers. Our program aims to fill the unique shortages that are prevalent in the field of healthcare.


Years (Incl. of 1-year Health Professions Foundation Program) Duration

Grade Twelve School Certificate or GCE with 5 credits or better, four of which must be English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Science.


Years (Students who have completed HPFP) Duration

A Level with pass in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


Years Duration (RN-BSN)

Diploma in Nursing + RN Licensure

Structure of the program

Year 1-Semester 1 19 Credits
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4
Biochemistry 3
Fundamentals of Nursing and Ethics 4
Fundamentals of Nursing and Ethics 4

Selection Factors

Students applying for Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Texila American University (TAU) are selected on the basis of their academic, personal, and extracurricular abilities. Each student will be assessed based on the educational background, age, and intended course of study. Additionally, students must have the intellectual, physical, and emotional capacities to meet the requirements of a successful career in nursing.

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What Do You Gain?

Learning Outcomes of Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
Graduates of the bachelor’s in nursing program will be equipped to:

  • Assess the health of clients throughout their lifespan
  • Manage nursing and healthcare in several unique settings
  • Manage education programs designed for the community
  • Maintain and document the necessary health-based records
  • Provide mentoring and training to junior nurses and support staff
  • Support families and patients who might be dealing with the loss of life
  • Develop curriculum for nursing which is relevant to society and its needs
  • Initiate patient treatment within the scope of practice prescribed for nurses
  • Disseminate learning through publications, research papers, discussions, and other forums
  • Provide evidence-based healthcare and nursing to individuals, families, groups, and communities
  • Participate in programs that design health promotions, prevention of illness and injury, diseases, etc.

Career Opportunities

Obtaining a degree from a renowned nursing school opens up a world of opportunities. One can get jobs in leadership and management roles, as well. Some of the job roles include:

  • Clinical Nurse
  • Lecturer in Nursing
  • Sister in Charge
  • Nursing Officer

Further Study Opportunities

One can also opt to further their job prospects by pursuing a master’s program. Graduates of the bachelor’s in nursing program can pursue the following master’s programs:



Mode of Delivery

On campus

Duration of the Program

4 years

Clinical Affiliations


Practical Exposure during the course

Maina Soko Military Hospital
Kafue Distrct Hospital
Chongwe District Hospital
Nangoma District Hospital
Levy Hospital

Laboratories involved in the program

nursing placement

Time spent - Classroom vs Laboratories

Lecture to Lab ratio per week is 3 hrs:2 hrs (3 Lecture & 2 Laboratory)

Tracking the Academic Progress

Through Texila LMS

Special Classes - For Weak students

1. Special classes are arranged based on the needs of the students.
2. Frequent feedback and faculty student interaction sessions are also conducted.

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