If you have been asking the question, “How many years does it take to study nursing in Nigeria?”, note that it takes 5years to study nursing in Nigeria. The 5years study will be in a recognised and accredited Nigerian university. More details on the number of years it takes to study nursing in Nigeria will be given as we continue.

How many years does it take to study nursing in Nigeria

As a nursing aspirant in Nigeria, it is very important that you have good knowledge of what nursing is all about before enrolling in a Nigerian university to study the course. One of the basic questions you should ask first is “How many years does it take to study nursing in Nigerian university?”. This question is very vital because, knowing it will help to prepare your mind for the problems and stress associated with the study of nursing in Nigeria.

It is for this reason, i published this short article to guide all nursing aspirants in Nigeria. Trust me; you will love this short article.

Must read: How many years does it take to study law in Nigerian university.

So like i said, it take 5years to study nursing in Nigeria. The 5years study will be spent in a Nigerian university where students will be taught many courses. In Nigerian university, 1year is divided into 2 semesters. Thus, to graduate as a nursing student in Nigeria, one must have passed 10 semesters (That is for 5years).

Nursing courses in Nigeria

Below are some of the nursing courses in Nigerian universities:

  • Genetics for Medical Students
  • Nursing Administration & Management Practicum
  • Foundations of Nursing I
  • Principles of Psycho-Social Nursing.
  • Health Economics
  • Medical Jurisprudence.
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing 1
  • Basic Nutrition in Nursing
  • Public Relations in Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing Clinical
  • Guidance & Counseling in Nursing.
  • Gerontology/ Geriatric Nursing
  • Nursing Seminar
  • And more.

Do all Nigerian universities allow the study of nursing?

No. Not all Nigerian universities allow for the study of nursing. There are many private and state universities in Nigeria that don’t allow for the study of nursing. In my own opinion, it is pertinent to confirm that nursing is allowed in your desired Nigerian university, before applying for nursing there. No university in Nigeria will give admission for a course they do not offer.

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    Can I transfer my nursing credits from Canada to Nigeria? I have completed most of the program from Canadian university and I would like to finish and complete my degree in Nigeria?

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