Programme Description

Earn an advanced nursing degree and take the next steps towards your future in healthcare. Our NUC Accredited Nursing programme prepares you for the multi-faceted demands of the changing healthcare landscape through an innovative, online curriculum. ABU DLC is committed to meeting the increase in demand in healthcare needs by offering an online option for earning your Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc.).

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Delivered entirely over the Internet, our RN-BNSc. programme  is affordable, flexible, convenient, and accessible. Our graduates demonstrate holistic, population-based perspectives and are critical thinkers, client advocates and effective communicators. The RN-BNSc. is designed for RNs who desire to:

  • Be part of one of the top nursing schools in the nation
  • Learn from acclaimed faculty
  • Learn through a variety of online instructional delivery methods
  • Move into advanced practice arenas

All Bachelor of Nursing Science Students are required to take core courses which will provide knowledge in basic Nursing Philosophy and Practice. Students will also take elective courses in Law, Sociology and Psychology. As part of the academic Bachelor’s Degree programme, each Candidate will be required to go on community and hospital postings in their 3rd and 4th Year respectively for 8 weeks each semester. The Students will have designated Clinical Preceptors for this purpose, they will be expected to have a seminar whereby they will share the experience they had throughout the period.

The programme is a 4-year course for students that enter the programme through direct entry and begin from 200 level.

Minimum number of units per semester: 12 units

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  • Registered Nurse Certificate (with Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria)
  • 5 O’Level credits including Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at not more than two sittings.

Successful applicants are required to present their annual license at the point of screening, and those who haven’t renewed their license have to show evidence of payment for the renewal when coming for screening. ABU will also require applicants to pay 5,000 for verification of their license with the nursing association.



Per Course

  • Certificate Verification
  • Acceptance:
  • Examination Fee:
    ₦20,000 Per semester
  • Miscellaneous:
    ₦8,500 Per session

Graduates of our Nursing programme are qualified for careers in areas such as but not limited to:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Intensive Care Nurse
  • Nursing Professor
  • Psychiatric Nurse