The Open University of Sri Lanka’s Nursing, Pharmacy and Medical Laboratory Science Degree Programme – Applications Call Now

The Department of Health Sciences Faculty of Natural Sciences of The Open University of Sri Lanka call for applications for

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.MLS)

Details as below

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing)

The Department Of Health Sciences of the OUSL has been offering the B.Sc. Nursing degree for registered nurses since 1994 and now it opens for the students in the science stream, who did not gain the opportunity to complete their higher studies in a conventional university. Students who fulfill the below mentioned requirements, can apply and complete their Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing within four academic years.

Nurses who have completed their three year Diploma in nursing can also follow this program with exemptions. Please refer the following entry requirements for further details;

Entry Requirements

  1. Obtained a minimum of three (03) passes at the G.CE. Advanced Level Examination (in any number of sittings) from the subjects of Agriculture, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Combined Mathematics, Information & Communication Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Pure Mathematics and Zoology or
  2. Obtained a minimum of three (03) passes from the courses in Foundation in Science offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka, or
  3. Obtained three (03) passes in combination of 1 and 2 described above, or
  4. The General Nursing Certificate/ Certificate of Diploma in Nursing awarded by a School of Nursing accepted by Ministry of Health or the letter of first appointment issued by the Ministry of Health and 1 or 2or 3 described above, or
  5. Three year Diploma in Nursing offered by any other institution recognized by Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka or any other country with minimum of two year working experience as a nurse and 1 or 2 or 3 described above, or
  6. Diploma in Nursing offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka.

The nurses who have earned the qualifications mentioned above 4,5 and 6 can obtain exemptions for 1st and 2nd academic years (Level 3 &Level 4) and they are required to pass the selection test

Application Closing Date 31stJanuary 2015

 

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

Entry Requirements

  1. Registration as a Pharmacist in Sri Lanka Medical Council and
  2. Two years of post-qualifying experience as a Registered Pharmacist and
  3. Three passes at GCE A/L in Science stream (in any number of sittings) with a Credit pass for Chemistry or
  4. Obtained minimum of 8′ passes for Chemistry (both Chemistry I & Chemistry II) and passes in other 2 subjects in Foundation Course in Science offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka or
  5. Diploma in Pharmacy offered by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo with 10 year working experience in pharmaceutical field, or
  6. Combination of above 4 & 5 and required to pass the selection test.

Application Closing Date 31stJanuary 2015

 

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.MLS)

Entry Requirements

  1. Registration as a Medical Laboratory Technologist in Sri Lanka Medical Council and
  2. Three years of post-qualifying experience as a Medical Laboratory Technologist and
  3. Three passes at GCE A/L (in any number of sittings) with Chemistry as a subject or
  4. Obtained a minimum of 03passes in 03 subjects (including at least a C grade or equivalent grade for Chemistry- both Chemistry I & Chemistry II) in Foundation Course in Science offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka or
  5. Combination of above 3 & 4 or
  6. Successful completion of the Advanced Certificate of Laboratory Technology (ACLT) offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka with at least a B’ or equivalent grade for PSC2322 and

Required to doss the selection test.

 

Application Closing Date 31stJanuary 2015

 

Details of the programmes

  • These programmes will be conducted in English medium in the distance mode and will require limited attendance for the formal face-to- face classes (School leavers may need more time for clinical practice in nursing).
  • Selection tests for all three programmes will be held on 14th February 2015
  • Selected applicants will be required to register in 03rd or 4th week of April 2015
  • All three programmes will be commenced in the beginning of May 2015
  • Academic activities of the Level 3 and 4 of B.Sc.Nursing programme will be conducted only at the Colombo Regional Centre – Nawala and limited number of academic activities in Level 5 and 6 will be conducted at the Regional Centres Kandy (Polgolla), Matara (Nupe), Jaffna (Kokuwil), Batticaloa and Anuradhapura
  • Academic activities of the B.Pharm and B.MLS programmes will be conducted only at Colombo Regional Centre (Nawala)

 

Application Procedure

  • All entry criteria should be fulfilled by applicants on or before the date of registration of the relevant degree programme
  • Applications will be available from 6th to 30th January 2015
  • Application forms and Student Hand Book could be obtained from:

The Public Information Office. The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm on all days, (except Public Holidays)

The Regional Centres at Kandy (Polgolla), Matara (Nupe), Jaffna (Kokuwil), Anuradhapura, Batticaloa, Badulla and Kurunegalla, (on all days other than Sundays, Mondays and Public Holidays) from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm

  • Completed applications should be submitted to the same regional centre where the applications were issued in all programmes.
  • Student Hand Book can be downloaded from the university web site www.ouacJk7healthsdence

Application Fee:

  • Sc. Nursing For School leavers (Level 3) – Rs. 500/-
  • Sc. Nursing For Nurses (Level 5)- Rs.750/-
  • Pharm & B.MLS for Rs/. 750/-

For more details contact to Public Information Office 0112 881327 0112 881256

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The Open University of Sri Lanka’s Nursing, Pharmacy and Medical Laboratory Science Degree Programme – Applications call Now

The Open University of Sri Lanka’s Nursing, Pharmacy and Medical Laboratory Science Degree Programme – Applications call Now

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