Do Bowen University Require JAMB For Nursing?
Bowen University, Iwo Osun State, Nigerian, the premier Baptist University in Africa, was established on 17th July 2001 upon approval by the federal Government of Nigeria, to provide a well rounded University education to Nigerians who are willing to profit from it.
The University is under the proprietorship of the Nigerian Baptist Convention. It is named after the late Reverend Thomas Jefferson Bowen, the American missionary, who pioneered Baptist mission work in Nigerian in 1850.
The legal status of Bowen University is post-secondary institution and private – not –for- profit organization.
Being one of the pioneers private Universities in Nigeria, Bowen University started with an initial student population of 506 in three faculties – Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Science and Sciences Education and Faculty of Social and Management Sciences. This was a great feat made possible as a result of the accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC) led to getting approval for her programmes.
BOWEN UNIVERSITY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
(a) All applicants are required to sit for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
(b) Applicants are to complete the on-line application form by visiting Bowen University website at http://www.bowenuniversity.edu.ng
(c) All applicants are required to have credits at SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB or approved equivalent in at least five (5) subjects, which must include English Language and four other subjects as may be specified
by each Faculty.
(d) The five credits should be obtained in not more than two sittings.
(e) For Medicine and Surgery (MB;BS), Nursing Science and Physiotherapy programmes, the five credits
(including Mathematics and English) must be obtained at only one sitting.
(f) Candidates awaiting results may apply.
(g) All applicants will be required to go through Bowen University Screening Exercise.
(h) Interested candidates who will apply to JAMB for admission and wish to change their choice to Bowen University are required to:
1. Apply for change of institution through JAMB
2. Complete the Bowen University On-line Application Form
3. Participate in the Bowen screening exercise.
(ii) DIRECT ENTRY
All applicants for direct entry must satisfy any of the following:
(a) NCE at credit level, ND and approved equivalents with at least Lower Credit in relevant fields.
(b) At least two Advanced Level passes at acceptable grade level.
(c) The Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB),Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) or Cambridge moderated School of Basic Studies at acceptable grade levels.
(d) In addition to NCE/ND/IJMB, JUPEB or two Advanced Level papers specified by each Faculty or programme, candidates must also satisfy the Ordinary Level requirements.
(e) HND holders may be admitted to 200 Level or 300 Level depending on the regulation guiding admission into each department / programme.
All direct entry candidates are required to apply through JAMB.
(A) COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
1. Degree Programmes
B.Sc. Anatomy (3 or 4 Year Programme)
B.Sc. Physiology (3 or 4 Year Programme)
Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) (5 or 6 Year Programme)
Bachelor of Nursing Science (4or 5Year Programme)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (4 or 5Year Programme)
2. Admission Requirements
(i) O’ Level Subjects
Candidates must possess five O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
For Medicine and Surgery, Nursing and Physiotherapy programmes, the five (5) O’Level credits (including Mathematics and English) must be obtained at one sitting.
(ii) UTME Subjects
English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics
(iii) Direct Entry
(a) Advanced Level GCE/Cambridge/IJMB/JUPEB at an acceptable grade level
(b) Candidates with B. Sc. Second Class Upper Division in a related discipline
can apply for the MB; BS programme.
(c) In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in 2(i) above.
(d) For Nursing Science, candidates with RN/SRN plus five (5) O’ level credits including English Language and Mathematics can apply and are admitted to 300 level.
e) For Physiotherapy, candidates with a degree not less than 2nd Class Lower Division can apply.