Department of Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing


To aim for Psychiatric Nursing excellence through high quality programmes and policies that will meet international standard in teaching, research and service that will produce creative and innovative minds.


To produce and create an environment conducive for individual learning style.

To transform lives by promoting health and the quality of health care; foster good relationship among other Departments, Faculties, Professional bodies, Nursing and Midwifery organization in a healthy work environment;To contribute to general wellbeing and mental/psychiatric health among others.


A brief description of the available programs of the department
1. The Department is a service Department to the Faculty of Nursing at the first Degree (BNSC) level.
2. Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing is for full time of two (2) semesters, (12months minimum and 24month maximum), and part-time of four(4) semesters (24months minimum and 36months maximum).
3. Master Degree (MSC) in MH/PN shall run for three (3) semester and a maximum of four(4) semesters for full time students; Part-time master’s programme shall run for five(5) semesters minimum and a maximum of eight(8) semesters.
4. M.phil degree shall run for a minimum of 2 semesters after obtaining a master’s degree.
5.Full- time Doctoral progamme shall run for a minimum of six(6)semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters. The Part-time programme shall run for a minimum of ten (10) semesters and maximum sixteen (16) semesters.

The Department of Nursing Science offers the following programme(s);


* Bachelor of Nursing Science






    • Community Health Nursing

Correctional Facility Nursing

Dermatology Nursing

Developmental Disability Nursing

Developmental Diabetics Nursing

Head of Department – Mrs. Esther Moujekwe

Academic Staff

S/N Names Rank
1 Muojekwu Esther Emarobebh Lecturer II view profile
2 Akpojisheri Frank Ogheneochuko Lecturer I view profile
3 Echendu Ruth Anwilika Lecturer I view profile
4 Ofisa Isaac Woyengimiebinmo Lecturer I view profile
5 Timidi Aberewa Bebedonghen Lecturer II view profile
6 Ongutubor Ebi Kingsley Assistant Lecturer view profile

Lecturer Statistics

Professor 1
Associate Professor 0
Senior Lecturer 0
Lecturer I 1
Lecturer II 1
Assistant Lecturer 1
Graduate Assistant 0
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Year 5 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ———

Faculty of nursing

NDU Nursing Programme

Duration: 5 years

Lectures: 10

Male Lecturer: 1

Female Lecturers: 2

Max Retakes: 5