Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at TAU-Zambia 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 health-care.

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(3 Years) + Registered Nurse 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
Year 1-Semester 2 18 Credits
Behavioural Science/General psychology 3
Strategies of Health Education /General sociology 3
Microbiology and Parasitology 4
Pathology 4
Pharmacology 4
Year 2-Semester 1 21 Credits
Public/Community Health Nursing I 4
Public/Community Health Nursing II 4
Maternal and Child Health I 9
Maternal and Child Health II 4
Year 2-Semester 2 17 Credits
Medical Surgical Nursing I 3
Medical Surgical Nursing II 4
Paediatric Nursing I 6
Paediatric Nursing II 4
Year 3-Semester 1 11 Credits
Mental Health Nursing I 3
Mental Health Nursing II 4
Nursing Research and Biostatistics 4
Year 3-Semester 2 22 Credits
Ear, Nose, and Throat and Ophthalmic Nursing 9
Critical Care and Operating Theatre Nursing 9
Nursing Education 4
Year 4-Semester 1 11 Credits
Professional Leadership and Management 3
Nursing Practicum (all specialization) 8
Year 4-Semester 2 12 Credits
Research Project 6
Midwifery Practicum 6

Selection Factors

Students applying to 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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