Programs Offered By DMHE

Current Programs

The department now runs two programs:

1.         Post Basic Program

Duration is for 18 months.

The entry requirements for this program are: –

  • A Diploma in General Nursing.
  • Five “O” Level subjects (including Maths, English and Science).
  • ‘A’ Level qualification has an added advantage

2.         Registered Mental Health (RMN)

  • This is a three year program.
  • It leads to a Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.

Entry requirements are:-

  • 5 O’Level subjects (including Maths, English & Science) in one sitting.
  • ‘A’ Level qualification has an added advantage.
  • Age range 17 – 30 years.

The intakes

Post Basic Program

–           Intakes are twice a year, in January and July of each year.

RMN Program

–           One intake a year, usually in January.

–           Maximum 15 students per intake.

Career Prospects

Our graduates are employable anywhere in the world.

They can also progress to do degrees locally and internationally up to PhD level.



Post basic program

Submission of application letters is anytime during the year.

Intakes are in January and July


Anytime during the year

Intakes are in January and July.

Download application form from our website

The form gives guidelines and details.