Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Nursing(Nursing) in South Africa

  • Course Name: Diploma in Nursing(Nursing)
  • Major Subject: Nursing
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Nursing(Nursing)

  • Chatsmed Candlelight Nursing School, Durban  
    Course content:

    (i) Digestive System

    (ii) Respiratory System

    (iii) Operating Theatre and Anaesthetics

    (iv) Paediatrics

    (v) Ear Nose and Throat

    (vi) Ethos and Ward Admin

    (vii) Haematology

    (viii) Peripheral Vascular Diseases

    (ix) Urinary System (Male and Female)

    (x) Oncology

    (xi) Immunology

    (xii) Social Sciences 1

    (xiii) Reproductive System and Breast

    (xiv) Genetics

    (xv) Cardio Vascular System

    (xvi) Ethos of Nursing

    (xvii) Social Sciences 2

    (xviii) Communicable Diseases

    (xix) Ward Admin and Disaster Nursing

    (xx) Dermatology

    (xxi)Introduction to Midwifery and Family Planning

    (xxii) Endocrine System

    (xxiii) Orthopaedics

    (xxiv) Nervous System



    After graduation graduates may work in:

    (i) Private Homes

    (ii) Occupational Setting Clinics

    (iii) Public & Private Hospitals



    Course duration: Two years
  • KwaZulu-Natal College of Nursing, Pietermaritzburg  
    Specialization options:

    (i) Operating Theatre

    (ii) Ophthalmology Nursing Science

    (iii) Orthopaedic Nursing Science

    (iv) Child Nursing Science

    (v) Critical Care

    (vi) Emergency Nursing

    (vii) Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science



    (a) Entry requirements for Pre-2008 applicants:


    All applicants must be in possession of a matric certificate with a minimum of 25 points and with the following subjects:
    (i) English

    (ii) Biology or any other Natural Science (Physical Science, Mathematics, Physiology, Chemistry)


    (b) Minimum entry requirements for post-2008 applicants

    All applicants must be in possession of a senior certificate with a minimum of 25 points and the following subjects:
    (i) English

    (ii) Maths / Maths Literacy

    (iii) Physical Science / Life Science

    (iv) Life Orientation




    Course duration: Four years
  • Lilitha College of Nursing, East London  
    Course content:

    (i) Ethos and Professional Practice 1

    (ii) Psychology

    (iii) Bio-Sciences: Anatomy, applied biophysics

    (iv) Integrated General Nursing Science 1

    (v) Primary Health Care

    (vi) Theory and work based learning

    (vii) Ethos and Professional Practice 1

    (viii) Sociology

    (ix) Bio-Sciences: Physiology and Applied
    Biochemistry


    (x) Integrated General Nursing Science 2

    (xi) Primary Health Care

    (xii) Theory and work based learning


    Course duration: Two years


    Course duration: Four years
  • Ukwazi School Of Nursing, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. National senior Certificate pass certified by UMALUSI and endorsed with admission to higher education(Diploma or degree)
    2. 40% or more(NSC Level 3) in English as home language or first additional language
    3. 60% or more(NSC Level 5) in life sciences/ Biology which is a compulsory subject
    4. A score of at least 19 points on the scoring scale set out above as achieved in the NSC
  • Mpilo Royal™ College of Health Education, Johannesburg  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification at exit level 3 and 4
    2. Required Subjects:
    -Communication Skills at NQF Level 4
    -Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4
    -Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3
    -Life Science at NQF level 4
  • Netcare Education, Sandton  




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