Department of Nursing

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH) is the main teaching hospital for the Faculty of Health Sciences. However, there are many more Health Centers within Mbale City and surrounding Districts where students go for placement especially during the Community Based Education, Research and Service (COBERS).

The BNS a four-year academic program. Every academic year shall have two 17-week semesters (15 weeks teaching time and 1 weeks examination time) and a 10-week recess term (9 weeks learning time and 2 weeks examination time).

The BNS program is further divided into two blocks:

Block I: Courses in year one and two cover mainly Basic / Biomedical sciences

Block II: Courses in year three and four cover Clinical courses