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KNUST Access Course for Enrolled Nurses

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY – KNUST Access Course for Enrolled Nurses

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Access Course in the School of Nursing and Midwifery is a six (6) to eight (8) week program to enable General Nurses, Midwives, Public Health Nurses, Mental Health Nurses and Community Health Nurses who already hold certificates or diplomas to enrol onto degree programmes (Sandwich) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The point of entry will be level 200.


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  • All applicants MUST hold a certificate accredited by Nursing and Midwifery Council, Ghana
  • Applicants MUST hold certificate(s) in any of the following: Community Health Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing or HATS Certificate (EN), Midwifery certificate Post – CHN and Post – EN and Post HAC Midwifery
  • Applicants MUST have practiced in their chosen fields for three (3) years or more.
  • A holder of a diploma from a Ministry of Health Training Institution with a final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 2.00 or better may apply.


Access Course in the School of Public Health is a seven (7) week program to enable certificate or diplomas holders in Public Health and other related areas to enrol onto degree programmes (Regular) in the School of Public Health. The point of entry will be level 200.



  • A holder of a certificate from Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service training schools, Ministry of Local Government institutions and other accredited health training schools who have practiced for three years or more may apply. These shall include: Community Health Nurses, Auxiliary Nurses and Midwives, Health Assistants(Clinical) certificate holders working as Environmental Health Officers, certificate or diploma holders working as Environmental Health Assistants, Nutrition Officers, Disease Control Officers and Health Information Officers as well as Officers in closely related fields such as Statistics, Sociology and Demography.
  • A holder of a diploma in any Health Care discipline or Environmental Health discipline with an FGPA of 1.50 or above and have served in a Health Care position or an Environmental Health position for three years or more may apply.
  • A holder of certificate / diploma awarded by recognized teacher training colleges, who taught for three years or more, may apply.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS – KNUST Access Course for Enrolled Nurses

  • Holders of Certificates/Diplomas in any of the health care disciplines or environmental health disciplines and related fields who have practiced for three years or more may apply.
  • Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  • In addition, international applicants must satisfy the professional entry requirements determined by the relevant professional body.
  • The point of entry is Level 200.

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Admissions For Other Universities In Ghana | KNUST Admissions

29 thoughts on “KNUST Access Course for Enrolled Nurses

  1. Josephine says:

    Please is th access course forms still on sale

    1. Ghfinder says:

      No Josephine

    2. John says:

      Please when will you sell for the access course. Did you say you will be enrolled to level 200 after the access if you have certificate in enrolled nursing

  2. Tilly says:

    please when are the forms for the access course going to be on sale..

    1. Ghfinder says:

      KNUST Access Course forms are expected to be out in October.

  3. Emmanuel Ankomah Boadi says:

    plz when is nursing access course results for enrolled nurses going to be released

    1. Ghfinder says:

      KNUST Nursing Access Course Results are expected to be out in October.

  4. Juliet Owusu Amponsah says:

    I have already done my access course. Can I apply for the Bsc nursing? If yes how do I apply? I am an Enrolled nurse.

    1. Ghfinder says:


      Applicants must satisfy the University’s General Requirements for Admission into Degree
      Programmes. In addition they must:
       Be Registered General Nurses with a Diploma in Nursing
       Be at least 25 years of age at the time of submitting the application.
       Have a minimum of Two years working experience in a clinical area.
      Applicants in this category must pass an Interview.

  5. Asiedu Abigail says:

    Does it mean that a certificate in (CHN/ EN) nursing holder can not apply for degree program unless diploma?

    1. Ghfinder says:


  6. Tilly says:

    Please how will the certificate (CHN/EN) apply for the diploma.and when will the forms be out… please .

  7. Cletus Limeng says:

    please is it possible to gained admission to do the diploma top up in general nursing same year after the access course?

    1. Ghfinder says:

      Yes Cletus.

  8. princess says:

    can I apply for access course after a year of working ?
    can an enrolled nurse be admitted into d university degree after completing d access course?

  9. Hannah Adutwum says:

    Please when is the access course forms be out?

  10. Antoinette says:

    Please is the access course forms out now? I will have my 3years experience God willing next year can I still apply?

  11. Elijah says:

    Please is it a must to have 3 years clinical experience?
    When will access course forms be out?

  12. boampong OSCAR says:

    Please when Will the access course start ,i mean the date(2019)

  13. Francis says:

    Please how long an enrolled nurse have to stay at home for furthering after the access course.
    Please is it regular or weekends.

  14. Doris says:

    Please i completed NAC 2017 but doing voluntary in some CHAG hospital in Takoradi,i’ve worked for a year and some month please can i apply and also i want to know when the access form is out please

  15. Vivian says:

    Pls when will 2019 forms for NAC access cause be out for sell

  16. Bernice says:

    When is the 2019-2020 access forms will it be out?

  17. Victoria Asantewaa says:

    Please how can i check my 2018/2019 nursing access course resit results online.

  18. Abu says:

    Pls when will the forms for those who did access course for last year be out to apply

  19. Abu says:

    Pls can I apply direct for diploma top up if I have all the passes in my waesce

  20. Bridget Forson says:

    Pls l want to know if one can write the access course nd apply later with the results (say two years time). I completed in 2017 as an enrolled nurse but haven’t been posted with no working experience,can l still apply?

  21. ENOCK says:

    please am a CHN and want to Know if i am eligible to do public health nursing after passing the access course?

  22. victoria yeboah says:

    Please does a certificate holder of clinical assistant who wants to enroll on diploma for midwifery also needs access course. please i went to the post office to buy access form but i was given the normal forms. Is that the right form or the is a difference between the access form and the normal admission forms

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