EN-RN Conversion Diploma Programme

Diploma in General Nursing

(EN-RN Conversion Programme)

This three-year programme has been designed to provide nurses with an opportunity to upgrade their qualification for being able to acquire licence and practice as Registered Nurse. 

The deadline for submitting the application for admission for 2016 admission cycle is February 15, 2016.

Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible to apply, if you are an Enrolled Nurse, Enrolled Comprehensive Nurse, Registered Midwife or Registered Psychiatric Nurse and meet the following requirements:

  • Form IV level of education with a minimum aggregate of Division III in the Ordinary Certificate of Education
  • Pass in the following subjects: English, mathematics, physics, biology and chemistry
  • Certificate of Enrolment from the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (for enrolment level).
  • Certificate of Registration in Midwifery (RM) with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (for registration level).
  • At least two years of continuous experience in a clinical care setting. 

Application form

Application form can be downloaded from this page or obtained from the Registrar's Office at the campus or it may be requested by writing to the Registrar's Office at regoff.ug.sonam@aku.edu. Before submitting an application, you must ensure that you have complied with the instructions stipulated on the form. 

Applicants should provide the following: 

  • Completed and signed application for admission
  • Certified copy of Secondary School Certificate
  • Certified copy of national Identification or Passport
  • Certified copy of Enrolled Nurse certificate
  • Certified copies of transcripts from nursing college
  • Certified copy of certificate of registration/enrolment​ with the applicable nursing council
  • Letter of release/recommendation from current employer
  • Two passport-sized photographs 

Application fee

A non-refundable application fee of Ush 30,000 is payable. Applications will not be processed without the application fee.

For more information, please contact: ​​

Registrar's Office
Aga Khan University
School of Nursing and Midwifery 
Plot 9/11, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi Road
P. O. Box 8842, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 349 494