Nursing at ( TUT) Tshwane University of Technology

Nursing at ( TUT) Tshwane University of Technology

The Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science was named after the former Chancello​r, the late Mrs Adelaide Tambo, who was also a nurse by profession. We strive for excellence in teaching and learning, community projects and research. A number of programmes are offered on undergraduate, post basic and postgraduate levels in Nursing with speciality in oncology, occupational health and nursing science.
​Our school is dedicated to contributing to the optimum health of South Africans through quality in teaching, learning, research, practice and management, that is locally motivated, countrywide relevant and globally competitive. Though the school falls under the Faculty of Science, which is located at the Arcadia Campus, the school operates from Pretoria Campus.

Programmes List

Baccalaureus TechnologiaeNursing ScienceNursing: Occupational Health

Nursing: Oncology

Baccalaureus Technologiae (Extended Curriculum)

Nursing Science

Masters Degree

Master of Nursing

Magister Technologiae

Nursing

Doctoral Degree

Doctor of Philosophy in Science

Doctor Technologiae

Nursing

Tshwane University Of Technology Nursing Requirements

a. Admission requirement(s) and selection criteria: •

FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A SENIOR CERTIFICATE BEFORE 2008:

Admission requirement(s): A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification with a pass on Higher Grade in English and Biology or Physical Science.

Alternative and international qualifications will be assessed on the equivalent issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) with their application forms for admission.

Please note that the minimum requirements for registration at the South African Nursing Council as a learner nurse is an A-level or a Senior Certificate.

Selection criteria: Selection is done in accordance with the South African Nursing Council. Applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be considered for admission to the qualification or to the foundation programme and will be invited for an interview with the departmental selection panel. Successful candidates in the interview will then be invited to write an academic placement test in January, which will determine for which programme they will be registered.

• FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE IN OR AFTER 2008:

Admission requirement(s): A National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s degree endorsement (four subjects with a minimum score of 4 in each) or an equivalent qualification, with an achievement level of at least 4 for English (home language or first additional language), 4 for Mathematics and 4 for Life Sciences or 4 for Physical Sciences.

Alternative and international qualifications will be assessed on the equivalent issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) with their application forms for admission.

Please note that the minimum requirements for registration at the South African Nursing Council as a learner nurse is an A-level or a Senior Certificate. Selection criteria: To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Point Score (APS) of at least 24.

Assessment procedures: Selection is done in accordance with the South African Nursing Council. – Applicants with an APS of 27 and more will be invited for an interview with a departmental selection panel.

Applicants with an APS of 24 to 26 will be invited to write the TUT potential assessment, and depending on the results of the assessment, will be invited for an interview. – Successful applicants in the interview will then be invited to write an academic placement test in January that will determine for which programme they will be registered.

Tshwane University of Technology: Application – Apply to TUT

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) offers prospective students with two method of applications namely hard-copy application and online application.

Online application deadline is 30 September

InstitutionTshwane University of Technology (TUT)

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle. Click here to go to the online application platform.

Applications open on 1 March

For hard-copy applications follow this link, and complete the application form. You need to submit this form, along with all other necessary documents, to the following address:

  • For postal submission

Tshwane University of Technology
Private Bag X680
Pretoria 0001

  • For hand-delivery

Central Admissions Office
Building 21-LG20
Pretoria Campus
Staatsartillerie Road
Pretoria West

Click here to view the General Information Pdf for first year students.

For more info on admissions, visit their site.

Application Fees

Applicants are required to pay an application fee before their application form can be processed. All applicants must attach a copy of the proof of payment to their application form, as well as keep the original proof of payment just in case, or else, upload the original deposit slip to the system.

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  • TUT application fee: R 240

You may pay the application fee via a direct bank deposit, or via EFT (electronic payment), or by postal order.

  • TUT confirmation fee: R 500

This confirmation fee is a deposit that you need to pay once you receive your letter of acceptance.

  • TUT upfront registration fee: R 1500 (or R1000 if you have already paid the deposit)

When you register, you need to pay this registration fee upfront. This will only be refunded if you don’t qualify for studies at TUT anymore, or if you have been excluded from your studies.

All fees are to be paid to the following account:

Bank: Absa

Account No: 04 000 0003

Reference No: Write B102/0120 in the reference column, and the first ten digits of your identity number

Due Dates

Application closing dates for:

15 May for courses that start in July of the same year.

15 June for Correctional Services Management, Dental Technology, Medical
Orthotics and Prosthetics, Policing, Pharmacy and Radiography, Road Traffic
and Municipal Police Management: Municipal and Traffic Policing.

15 June for all international applicants

31 July Agriculture: Animal Production, Agriculture: Commercial Mixed Farming, Agriculture: Crop Production, Agriculture: Development and Extension, Analytical Chemistry, Architecture: Professional , Dental Assisting, Biomedical Technology, Biokinetics, Biotechnology, Business Communication, Clinical Technology, Economic Management Analysis, Engineering: Civil, (B Tech’s), Engineering: Chemical, Engineering: Metallurgical, Environmental Health, Fire Technology, Geology, International Communication, Journalism, Legal Assistance, Nature Conservation, Nursing, Officiating and Coaching Science, Project Management, Public Relations Management, Quality, Sport and Exercise Technology, Somatology, Three-Dimensional Design, Veterinary Technology, all qualifications in the Arts Faculty and Education.

30 September for all other courses.

Submitting Results and Documents

  • Certified copy of ID
  • Certified copy of SC/NSC or equivalent qualification
  • Official proof that requirements are met (for B tech and postgraduate students)

SUBJECT/MODULE INFORMATION (OVERVIEW OF SYLLABUS)

The syllabus content is subject to change to accommodate industry changes. Please note that a more detailed syllabus is available at the Department or in the study guide that is applicable to a particular subject/module. On 01 August 2017, the syllabus content was defined as follows:

A APPLIED BIOLOGICAL AND NATURAL SCIENCE I

(Subject custodian: Department of Biomedical Sciences) Applied anatomy and physiology, nutrition, biochemistry and biophysics. (Total tuition time: ± 120 hours)

APPLIED BIOLOGICAL AND NATURAL SCIENCE II 

(Subject custodian: Department of Biomedical Sciences) Applied anatomy and physiology, nutrition, biochemistry and biophysics. (Total tuition time: ± 130 hours)

APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE I

(Subject custodian: Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science) Sociological perspectives, culture, social groups, social interaction, structures and organisations, socialisation and the family, and the social determinants of health. (Total tuition time: ± 64 hours)

APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE II 

(Subject custodian: Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science) Introduction to psychology and developmental psychology, psychoanalytic approaches to development and personality development, cognition and cognitive development, moral reasoning and development, Humans as social beings, stress trauma and development. (Total tuition time: ± 48 hours)

MIDWIFERY NURSING: PRACTICAL II

(Subject custodian: Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science) Ante-, intra- and post-natal procedures and skills. (Total tuition time: ± 88 hours and ± 280 hours of WorkIntegrated Learning)

MIDWIFERY NURSING: PRACTICAL III

(Subject custodian: Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science) Midwifery procedures and skills. Authentic holistic nursing assessment of a woman during pregnancy, labour and puerperium. (Total tuition time: ± 88 hours and ± 720 hours of work-integrated learning)

MIDWIFERY NURSING: THEORY II 

(Subject custodian: Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science) Normal childbirth. The anatomy of the female pelvis and reproductive organs, preparation for pregnancy, parent and antenatal education and classes. Antenatal care, management of the 1st , 2nd and 3rd stages of labour. The physiology and care of the woman and the normal newborn. (Total tuition time: ± 70 hours)

MIDWIFERY NURSING: THEORY III 

(Subject custodian: Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science) Abnormal childbirth: Identification and diagnosis of complications and emergencies occurring during pre-, intra, postpartum periods as well as on the neonate. Management and care of the complications, chronic conditions, obstetrical emergencies and on abnormalities of the newborn. Care of the healthy and ill low birth weight neonate and management of minor congenital abnormalities of the newborn. (Total tuition time: ± 88 hours)

NURSING DYNAMICS I

(Subject custodian: Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science) Nurses have a common goal, which is to assist patients to get rid of illness and disease. To reach this goal, they have to act together in a professional way. Nursing Dynamics teaches the student how to act professionally. The subject entails the historical perspective of nursing internationally and locally, the concept of nursing, nursing

Click To Download TUT Nursing Course module

Contact Details

Departmental Administrator

Name: Grace Lemeko
Tel: +27 12 382 5197

Acting Head of School

Name: Dr Yolanda Havenga
Tel: +27 12 382 4280
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