Nursing Sciences Program


Zamzam University College was established to contribute in increasing knowledge and innovation in support of social and economic development by qualifying students in six proposed programs: medicine, pharmacy, medical laboratory sciences, information technology, administrative sciences and nursing sciences.

 Justification for the program:Nursing profession is considered one of the most important human professions in the health field. The need to establish the Nursing Bachelor program to cover the acute shortage in nursing and educational services to increase the awareness and keep pace with the global changes in scientific techniques and adopt the curricula and recommendations of international and regional cooperation programs in nursing. To meet the increasing needs and demands of the community to receive nursing services efficiently at various levels of health (promotion, primary, secondary and tertiary). Degree granted:Zamzam University College under this program gives the Bachelor of Nursing Science a four-year system with a specific grade. College Philosophy: Zamzam Nursing Program seeks to excellences and improvement in the quality of education and the nursing profession by preparing students with the ability to scientific investigation, critical thinking and logical analysis with sound professional ethics.Nursing is Science and Art. The philosophy of education is derived from the combination of the originality and civilization of the Sudan and the goodness of families and their love for the Almighty with all meanings in the spirit of love to creativity, innovation and excellence.
Vision:- Zamzam College is a pioneer in providing educational programs and outstanding research in nursing and community service. We seek to be a scientific and cultural radiation center that occupies the top of the higher education institutions locally and regionally and among the institutions rated globally.  Mission:- Preparation of highly qualified and skilled graduates to provide safe nursing care in various health facilities and leaders with skills to the level of international standards and able to produce research that contributes to the development of society. Basic Values:HonestySecretariatPatienceTrustworthinessSatisfactionObjectives of the program:1. Preparing educational, applied, and behavioral frameworks in various nursing fields to serve the community.2. Develop the spirit of the health team and take responsibility in the performance of nursing tasks.3. Develop strategic partnerships and professional cooperation with beneficiary organizations to raise the quality of education and training in order to provide excellent health services.4. Achieve excellence in nursing research in order to improve health outcomes and make a qualitative leap in nursing education.5. Access to an advanced arrangement at the national and global level.  Learning outcomes or expected competencies of the graduate: – (The graduate is capable of)a. Cognitive Outputs:1. Know the primary health care standards for the individual, the family and the community and apply the nursing skills.2. Deepening the comprehensive understanding of the culture of professional excellence in nursing.3. Enhance nursing knowledge through the professional practice of nursing.4. Know the need to promote professional practice by contributing to education, leadership, health care standards, and knowledge development. B. Skills Outputs:1. Communicate well and effectively through writing.2. Contribute to the dissemination of health awareness to various social groups to promote health.3. Provide integrated nursing care (enhancement, prevention, and treatment) of the different cases in health facilities.4. Management of various nursing departments in health facilities.5. Participate in the training of various nursing groups and students.6. Conducting research in diet and participation in other health research. C. Behavioral outputs:1. Compliance with the rules and regulations of the nursing profession when providing nursing care.2. Cooperation with the health team in the provision of medical and health care.3. Providing nursing care to different social groups based on their needs without discrimination


Admission requirements:1. Qualifications of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Zamzam College for Bachelor of Nursing.2. Pass the inspection.3. To pass the medical examination.4- Endorsement of compliance with the laws and regulations of Zamzam College.


Education system: –1. The college depends on the modified semester system with credit hours, since it allows sitting for the second time exam (elimination of repetition).2. The duration of the college study to qualify the student to obtain the degree of Bachelor of Science in General Nursing eight semesters (four years) equivalent to 159 credit hours.3. The academic level consists of two semesters the duration of the study in the semester is fifteen weeks.4. The student receives a series of courses in each semester consisting of theoretical subjects and their practical applications, as well as practical, clinical and field training during the study period.


Teaching and learning strategies:The Nursing Program at Zamzam College follows the following teaching and learning strategies:1. Active learning in which the student is the main focus of the educational process.2. Self-education.3. Focus on practical training under supervision.4. Method of problems solving during the academic stages.5. To move towards society in adapting to their situations for solving their problems.


Methods of teaching:

  1. Theoretical teaching:
  • Interactive lecture
  • Group discussion small and large
  • Seminars
  • Assignments.

  1. Practical Training:-
  • Practical training to acquire skills on models, mock- up and peers in the nursing skills lab and on patients under supervision.
  • Presentation
  • Demonstrations and Clinical training based on the nursing process and the method of problem solving.
  • Practical training in problem solving.
  • Case study and submission individually or as group
  • Training in writing and evaluating reports.
  • Students rounds to present cases and discuss them with trainers.
  • Participation in clinical round with the medical health team.




Places of practices:–          Nursing Skills Lab.-          Basic science lab.-          Basic health care centers.-          Training in different departments of hospitals.-          Home visits in addition to training in the dwelling of reform and guidance.-          Kindergartens and schools.-          Student activities on a community basis according to the needs of the community. Evaluation system: –1. Students evaluation:-          Continuous structural assessment of the students to ensure the acquisition of the skills or information.-          Progressive evaluation to ensure the educational goals of the period.-          Final evaluation (cumulative assessment) is done at the completion of the study for each semester, in order to ensure that the educational objectives are achieved and to give the students their grades and rank according to the level of achievement to decide on them, evaluation of the students with accumulative rate.Methods of evaluation:-a.      Theoretical evaluation:–          Short and continuous tests during the semester.-          Students work such as case study and project submission.-          The final exam includes questions of pairing, multiple choice questions, short questions and problem-solving questions. B. Practical Evaluation:–          Continuous assessment of the student’s abilities based on the checklists set for this purpose, with the student’s discussion and guidance.-          Evaluation of the practical examination (clinical, structural compound, field) at the end of the semester in the prescribed nursing course.

  1. Curriculum Evaluation:

The curriculum is evaluated by:

  • Survey of the students, the participants in teaching, the server and the consumer of the service.
  • Analysis of exam results.
  • Monitoring the performance of graduates and their opinions.






Academic Appreciation:

  • System of examination evaluation and work of student as points which graded as the following:


  Points Means Rate
100-80 4


Excellent A
70-79 3.5


very good B
69-60 3


Good C
59-50 2.00


Acceptable D
˂ 50 0


Failure F









The cumulative average of the points is calculated by multiplying the number of credit hours for the subject in the points obtained by the student and dividing the total by number of credit hours per semester.


2) Baccalaureate degree: 

Degree cumulative average of the points
Excellent 4  –     3.5
very good 3    –    3.49
Good 2.5    –  9 2.9
Acceptable 2    –    2.49


Distribution of credit hours in the classroom: –Credit Hours:1 credit hour = 1 theoretical hour1 Credit Hours = (2 hours in the lab, 3 hours in the hospital and 4 hours in the field)