St. Joseph’s College of Nursing and Midwifery Intake 2016

By | August 1, 2016

St. Joseph’s College of Nursing and Midwifery Intake 2016

Malawi College of Health Sciences is pleased to
announce training opportunities for the Academic
Year 2016 – 2017. Basic Courses are open to
both male and female applicants with a minimum
age of 16 and a maximum age of 40. Post-basic
courses are also open to both male and female
applicants and have no age limit.
A. BASIC COURSES
DIPLOMA COURSES – DURATION: 3 YEARS
1. Clinical Medicine – Lilongwe & Blantyre
Campuses
2. Dental Therapy – Lilongwe Campus
3. Biomedical Sciences – Lilongwe Campus
4. Environmental Health – Lilongwe Campus
5. Radiography – Lilongwe Campus
6. Diploma in Pharmacy – Lilongwe Campus
7. Optometry – Lilongwe Campus
Admission Requirements for courses 1 – 7
Applicants must have a Malawi School
Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent
with credit passes in Mathematics, Biology and
Physical Science.
8. Diploma in Registered Nursing and Certificate
in Midwifery
Duration: 4 years – Blantyre Campus
Admission Requirements
Applicants must have a Malawi School
Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent
with six credit passes. Four of the credit passes
must be in the following subjects: English,
Mathematics, Biology and Physical Science. Two
credit passes must be in any two subjects.
9. Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery Technician
Duration: 3 years – Zomba Campus
Admission Requirements
Applicants must have a Malawi School
Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent
with a total of three credit passes in Science
subjects.
Two of the credit passes should be in Biology
and Physical Science. If one of the two is not a
credit, it must be a pass of 7 points, not lower. If
one credit is from either Biology or Physical
Science, two other credits can be from
Mathematics, Agriculture, Geography or Home
Economics.
If both Biology and Physical Science are credits,
one other credit can be from Mathematics,
Agriculture, Geography or Home Economics.
10. Certificate in Clinical Medicine (2 years,
Blantyre and
Lilongwe Campuses)
Admission Requirements
Applicants must have a Malawi School
Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent
with passes in the following subjects:
Mathematics, Biology, and Physical Science. One
of these must be a credit pass.
ENTRANCE EXAMINATION AND MODE OF
REGISTRATION
Entrance Examinations will be administered on
18th August 2016 from 7:30AM.
Prospective candidates will register on 16th and
17th August 2016 from 7:30AM at the following
Registration Centers:
a) Southern Region
Malawi College of Health Sciences – Blantyre
Campus
Malawi College of Health Sciences – Zomba
Campus
b) Central Region
Malawi College of Health Sciences – Lilongwe
Campus
c) Northern Region
Katoto Secondary School – Mzuzu City
Registration Fee for the Entrance Examinations
should be paid in advance on any day from 22nd
July 2016 to 15th August 2016. Registration fee
is K6,500 payable at any Malawi Savings Bank
(MSB) Branch into the following account:
Account Name: Malawi College of Health
Sciences
Account Number: 1023461635001
Account Type: Current
Account Branch: Capital City
The Bank Deposit Slip should strictly bear the
name of that candidate.
The Registration Fee is non-refundable.
Candidates should, therefore, make sure that
they qualify for their preferred courses before
depositing the Entrance Examination Fees into
the Bank Account.
Prospective candidates are advised to keep the
bank deposit slip and bring it for registration on
16th or on 17th August 2016 at any of the
Registration Centres. Registration forms will be
obtained on the registration day at the
registration centre.
Apart from the bank deposit slip, candidates
should also bring the following on the day of
registration:
– Original Malawi School Certificate of Education
(MSCE) or its equivalent, or notification of
results slip.
– One (1) colour passport size photograph
– Identity Card
NOTE:
1. Students who were withdrawn from Malawi
College of Health Sciences on either academic or
disciplinary grounds are not eligible to register
for and write Entrance Examinations.
2. As there are limited government scholarships
available, those willing to be considered for self-
sponsorship should indicate so on the
registration form to be provided on the day of
registration.
B. POST BASIC COURSES
1. Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing – Zomba
Campus
2. Diploma in Community Health Nursing –
Lilongwe Campus
Duration – 12 months
Admission Requirements for Post-Basic Course 1
and 2
Applicants must have Malawi School Certificate
of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent plus a
Certificate or Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery.
Four years work experience is required.
Applicants should be registered with Nurses and
Midwives Council of Malawi.
3. Diploma in Registered Nursing and Midwifery
(Upgrading) Duration : 2 Years
Admission Requirements for Post-Basic Course
3.
Applicants must have a Malawi School
Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent
with six credits. Four of the credit passes must
be in English, Biology, Mathematics and either
Physical Science or General Science. Two credit
passes must be from any other subjects.
Applicants should have a Certificate or Diploma
in Nursing and Midwifery and four years work
experience in both Nursing and Midwifery.
Applicants should be registered with Nurses and
Midwives Council of Malawi.
4. Diploma in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Medicine
Duration : 18 months
Admission Requirements for Post-Basic Course
4.
Applicants must be qualified Medical Assistants
or Nurse Midwife Technicians who have served
for a minimum of four years. Applicants must
have a Malawi School Certificate of Education
(MSCE) or its equivalent with passes in the
following subjects: Mathematics, Biology and
Physical Science. Two of these must be credits
passes. Applicants must be registered with
Medical Council of Malawi or Nurses Council of
Malawi.
5. Diploma in Clinical Medicine (Upgrading)
6. Diploma Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) and
Clinical Audiology
7. Diploma in Orthopaedics
Duration: 18 months
Admission Requirements for Post-Basic Courses
5, 6 and 7.
Applicants must be qualified Medical Assistants
who have served for a minimum of four years.
Applicants must have a Malawi School
Certificate of Education (MSCE) or its equivalent
with passes in the following subjects:
Mathematics, Biology and Physical Science. Two
of these must be credits passes. Applicants
must be registered with Medical Council of
Malawi.
8. Advanced Diploma in Clinical Ophthalmology
(Cataract Surgery)
Duration: 12 months
Admission Requirements for Post-Basic Course 8
Applicants must have a Diploma in Clinical
Medicine, Diploma in Clinical Ophthalmology as
well as Malawi School Certificate or its
equivalent and must have worked for not less
than four years. Applicants must be registered
with Medical Council of Malawi.
Prospective candidates for Post-Basic Courses
should apply through their Heads of Institutions
to:
The Registrar Malawi College of Health Sciences
P.O. Box 30368 LILONGWE 3
Applicants should include their Curriculum Vitae
and valid telephone numbers.
Closing date for receiving application letters for
Post Basic courses is 2nd September 2016.
For further information please contact the
Registrar’s Office on Telephone Number 01
756777 or E-mail: registrar@mchs.mw
Please note that if you attended any course at
Malawi College of Health Sciences before and
you were withdrawn on academic or disciplinary
grounds you are not eligible for admission.