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INSTITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES –ADMISSIONS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2...
04/02/16
INSTITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES –ADMISSIONS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017  

                                                                                                           

Institute of Health Sciences Coordination Unit invites applications from candidates wishing to study for the programmes indicated in the table below.

Candidates should hold a minimum of a COSC/BGCSE or its equivalent with a minimum grade as specified under each program on the table below. The duration for all basic programmes is 3 years.

Programmes and where offered

Minimum entrance qualifications

GENERAL NURSING –

 ALL HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS EXCEPT BAMALETE LUTHERAN SCHOOL OF NURSING

 

a)   Option1: A grade D or better in English, a grade C or better in Mathematics, Biology and one other science subject (Chemistry, Physics and Physical Science)

b)   Option 2: A grade D or better in English, a grade C or better in Mathematics and Double Award Science or

c)    Option 3: A grade D or better in English, a grade C or better in Mathematics and Combined Science plus Additional Combined Science/Physi-chem, Bio-chem

ENVIRONMENTAL  HEALTH – LOBATSE

a)    Option 1: A grade D or better in English, and a minimum of grade C in Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry

b)    Option 2: A grade D or better in English and a minimum of grade C in Mathematics and grade BB or better in Double Award Sciences;

c)    Option 3: A grade D or better in English and a grade C or better in Mathematics, Biology and Physic-chem.

d)    Mature Entry Scheme

Applicants upgrading from Health Assistants to Higher Diploma in Environmental Health shall be required to have obtained at least one of the following:

  • Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) or its equivalent.
  • Certificate in Environmental or Public Health with at least 5 years working experience.

Applicants who perform at 60 % pass in the aptitude test will be admitted to the third semester

DENTAL THERAPY – GABORONE

 

a)    Option 1: A grade D or better in English, and a minimum of grade C in Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

b)     Option 2: A grade D or better in English and a minimum of grade C in Mathematics and grade CC or better in Double Award Sciences

c)    Option 3: A grade D or better in English and a grade C or better in Mathematics, biology and physic-chem

PHARMACY TECHNOLOGY - GABORONE

a)    Option 1: A grade D or better in English and a minimum of grade C in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics

b)    Option 2: A minimum of grade BB or better in Double Science Award, in addition to English and Mathematics requirements above.

MEDICAL LABORATORY

 TECHNOLOGY - GABORONE

a)    Option 1: A grade D or better in English and Mathematics, a minimum of grade C in Chemistry, Biology and Physics

b)    Option 2: A minimum of grade BB or better in Double Science Award in addition to English and Mathematics requirements above.

                                                  

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO:

The Academic Registrar, Institute of Health Sciences – of either of the following institutions:

·       P O Box 985 GABORONE

·       P O Box 267 FRANCISTOWN

·       P O Box 309 LOBATSE

·       P O Box 684 MOLEPOLOLE

·       P O Box 128 SEROWE

·       Kanye SDA College of Nursing, P O Box 11 KANYE

The closing date for all applications is 15/04/2016. 

Only qualifying applicants will be responded to and contacted by mail/ telephonically.

NB:

a)   All applications should be accompanied by certified copies of Omang/ID, BGCSE/Equivalent certificates, two references/testimonials and an application fee of P50(P75 applicants outside SADC)

b)   Applications which do not meet the above requirement will not be considered

c)   Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into any of these institutions.

d)   Citizen applicants not on any other government sponsorship are advised to apply for sponsorship with the Department of Tertiary Education Funding (DTEF) in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development.

e)    All admitted candidates will be expected to undergo medical examinations

Application forms are obtainable at institution of choice (let us maintain this clause because if we do not, students may just apply in the form of a letter/let us not leave it open).

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