The Faculty of Health Sciences offers the following programs at Tripoli Campus:

Program Description

To obtain a Bachelor Degree in Nursing, students must successfully complete a total of 106 credits + ICDL. The standard duration of study for attaining a Bachelor Degree in Nursing is 6 semesters.


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
BCHM215 Biochemistry 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Tut MCC
NURS207 Nursing Fundamentals and Professional Ethics 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Tut MCC
NURS209 Nursing Fundamentals: Practice 2 0Lec, 6Lab, 0Tut MCC
NURS215 Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Tut MCC
PATH203 Pathophysiology 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 3 3 CUR
Second Semester
BIOL226 Microbiology 3 2Lec;2Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS216 Adult Health Nursing I: Theory 3 3Lec; 0Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS218 Adult Health Nursing I: Practice 2 0Lec;6Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS220 Health Assessment Across the Life Span 2 1Lec; 3Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS222 Emergency Care Nursing: Theory 3 3Lec; 0Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS224 Pharmacology for Nurses 3 3Lec; 0Lab;0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 2 2 CUR
Third Semester
HESC301 Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Illness 2 2Lec; 0Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS307 Adult Health Nursing II: Theory 3 3Lec;0Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS309 Adult Health Nursing II: Practice 2 0Lec;6Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS319 Critical Care Nursing: Theory 3 3Lec; 0Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS321 Critical Care Nursing: Practice 2 0Lec; 6Cln; 0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 2 2 CUR
------- University Elective 1 1 UEC
Fourth Semester
HESC302 Research and Evidence Based Practice 2 2Lec,0Cln,0Tut MCC
NURS310 Adult Health Nursing III: Theory 3 3Lec; 0Prac;0Tut MCC
NURS318 Pediatric Health Nursing: Theory 3 3Lec; 0Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS320 Pediatric Health Nursing: Practice 2 0Lec;6Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS324 Adult Health Nursing III: Practice 2 0Lec;6Cln;0Tut MCC
------- University Elective Course 1 1 UEC
------- Major Elective Course 4 4 MEC
Fifth Semester
COMM201 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NURS405 Obstetric and Gynecological Health Nursing: Theory 2 2Lec; 0Cln;0 Tut MCC
NURS407 Obstetric and Gynecological Health Nursing: Practice 2 0Lec; 6Cln;0 Tut MCC
NURS409 Mental Health and Illness Across the Life Span 1 1Lec; 0Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS419 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 3 2Le;3Cln; 0Tut MCC
------- University Elective 3 3 UEC
Sixth Semester
IPEH512 Interprofessional Education for Health Care 1 0Lec; 2 free interactive learning activities; 0Tut MCC
NURS406 Community and Gerontological Health Nursing: Theory 3 3Lec; 0 Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS408 Community and Gerontological Health Nursing: Practice 2 0Lec; 6 Cln; 0Tut MCC
NURS410 Leadership and Management in Nursing 3 2Lec;3Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS416 Practicum II and Independent Project 4 0Lec; 12Cln;0Tut MCC
------- Major Elective Course 2 2 MEC

Major Core Courses(MCC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
NURS226 Emergency Care Nursing: Practice 2 0Lec;6Cln;0Tut MCC
NURS322 Nursing Practicum I 4 0Lec;12Pract;0Tut MCC

Major Elective Courses(MEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
NURS211 Therapeutic Nutrition 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS212 HEALTH CONCEPTS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS313 INFECTION CONTROL 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS317 CHANGE IN HEALTH CARE 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS412 PALLIATIVE CARE 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS414 HEALTH INFORMATICS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS415 HEALTH EDUCATION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS417 QUALITY CONTROL 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC

University Elective Course(UEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
NA000 University Elective 2 2 UEC

University Requirement Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Type
ARAB001 Arabic Language 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Mandatory
BLAW001 Human Rights 1 1 Lec. Mandatory
ENGL001 GENERAL ENGLISH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Mandatory

Program Description

To obtain a Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, students must successfully complete a total of 100 credits + ICDL. The standard duration of study for the award of a Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology is 6 full semesters.


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
BIOL223 BIOLOGY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
CHEM213 GENERAL CHEMISTRY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
CHEM215 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
COMM201 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
HESC201 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Requirements 3 3 CUR
Second Semester
BCHM215 Biochemistry 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Tut MCC
BIOL226 Microbiology 3 2Lec;2Cln;0Tut MCC
HESC202 HEALTHCARE PROFESSION AND BIOETHICS 1 1Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS202 EVIDENCE-BASED LABORATORY RESEARCH 1 1Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS204 Principles of Medical Laboratory Sciences 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 2 2 CUR
Third Semester
MELS301 Virology and Mycology 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS303 Medical Parasitology 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS305 Clinical Laboratory Hematology 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS307 Clinical Laboratory Immunology 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS309 QUALITY CONTROL AND LABORATORY MANAGEMENT 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 2 2 CUR
Fourth Semester
MELS302 Toxicology for Medical Laboratory 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS304 Clinical Chemistry 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS306 Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS308 Clinical Laboratory Bacteriology 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Elective 3 3 UEC
Fifth Semester
MELS401 Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS403 Histopathology 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS405 Clinical Rotations I 4 0Lec,12Cln,0Tut MCC
------- Major Elective Course 3 3 MEC
Sixth Semester
IPEH512 Interprofessional Education for Health Care 1 0Lec; 2 free interactive learning activities; 0Tut MCC
MELS402 Diagnostic Laboratory Procedures 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS404 Laboratory Body Fluid Analysis 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
MELS406 Clinical Rotations II 4 0Lec,12Cln,0Tut MCC
MELS408 Clinical Seminar 1 1Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC

Major Elective Courses(MEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
MELS220 ESSENTIAL BIOTECHNIQUES FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY 2 2lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
MELS222 FOOD BORNE DISEASES 2 2lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
MELS314 BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
MELS315 CANCER BIOLOGY 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
MELS412 INFECTION CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
MELS414 STEM CELL BIOLOGY 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NA000 Major Elective Course 3 3 MEC
NA000 Major Elective Course 3 3 MEC

University Elective Course(UEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
NA000 University Elective 4 4 UEC
NA000 University elective 2 2 UEC

University Requirement Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Type
ARAB001 Arabic Language 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Mandatory
BLAW001 Human Rights 1 1 Lec. Mandatory
ENGL001 GENERAL ENGLISH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Mandatory

Program Description

To obtain a Bachelor Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, students must successfully complete a total of 101 credits + ICDL. The standard duration of study for attaining a Bachelor Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics is 6 semesters. The six semesters integrate a period of six months of practical training at a hospital under the supervision of the University.


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
BIOL223 BIOLOGY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
CHEM213 GENERAL CHEMISTRY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
CHEM215 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
COMM201 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
HESC201 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 3 3 CUR
Second Semester
BCHM215 Biochemistry 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Tut MCC
BIOL226 Microbiology 3 2Lec;2Cln;0Tut MCC
HESC202 HEALTHCARE PROFESSION AND BIOETHICS 1 1Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR212 Basic Nutrition 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Elective 4 4 UEC
------- University Requirement 2 2 CUR
Third Semester
NUTR313 FOOD CHEMISTRY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR315 HUMAN NUTRITION & METABOLISM 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR319 MEAL AND DIET PLANNING 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR322 ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Requirement 2 2 CUR
Fourth Semester
HESC302 Research and Evidence Based Practice 2 2Lec,0Cln,0Tut MCC
NUTR309 FOOD TECHNOLOGY 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR310 NUTRITION IN THE LIFE SPAN 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR318 NUTRITION EDUCATION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR320 THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
------- University Elective 4 4 UEC
Fifth Semester
NUTR317 MALNUTRITION & NUTRITION INTERVENTION 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR409 THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION (II) 3 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR411 SPORTS NUTRITION 3 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR413 FOOD SAFETY AND HYGIENE 3 2Lec,2Cln,0Tut MCC
NUTR415 NUTRITION AND NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR417 FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT 3 2Lec,2Cln,0Tut MCC
------- University Elective 3 3 CUR
Sixth Semester
IPEH512 Interprofessional Education for Health Care 1 0Lec; 2 free interactive learning activities; 0Tut MCC
NUTR402 COMMUNITY NUTRITION 3 2Lec,2Cln,0Tut MCC
NUTR406 RESEARCH PROJECT 2 1Lec,3Cln,0Tut MCC
NUTR408 SPECIAL TOPICS IN NUTRITION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MCC
NUTR410 THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION PRACTICUM 2 0Lec,6Cln,0Tut MCC
------- Major Elective Course 6 6 MEC

Major Elective Courses(MEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
NURS212 HEALTH CONCEPTS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS212 HEALTH CONCEPTS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS213 COMMUNITY HEALTH 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS315 CHILD DEVELOPMENT 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS414 HEALTH INFORMATICS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NURS415 HEALTH EDUCATION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NUTR314 FOOD LAWS AND REGULATIONS 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NUTR332 Food Additives 2 2Lec, 0Lab, 0Tut MEC
NUTR420 DRUG & NUTRIENT INTERACTION 2 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut MEC
NUTR422 DIETARY ANALYSIS SIMUALTIONS 2 0Lec,4Lab,0Tut MEC

University Requirement Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Type
ARAB001 Arabic Language 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Mandatory
BLAW001 Human Rights 1 1 Lec. Mandatory
ENGL001 GENERAL ENGLISH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Mandatory