Post-RN BScN Programme

Post-RN BScN Programme, Uganda 

This is a two and a half-year programme designed to provide senior registered nurses with an opportunity to upgrade their diploma qualification to degree level.

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

Eligibility Requirements

Route A: EN-RN to Post-RN BScN: 

  • Form IV level of education with a minimum aggregate of Division III in the Ordinary Certificate​ of Education with a 'Credit' grade in the following mandatory subjects: English and biology/biological sciences and a 'Pass' grade in mathematics, chemistry and physics.
  • Certificate of Registration in General Nursing (RN) with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.
Route B: RN to Post-RN BScN
  • Form VI qualification with a Principal Pass in biology/biological sciences in 'A' Level.
  • Certificate of Registration in General Nursing (RN) with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.
  • At least two years continuous experience in a clinical care setting as a Registered Nurse.

Application form

Application form can be downloaded from this page or can be obtained from the Registrar's Office at the campus or it may be requested by writing to the Registrar's Office at 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 nursing certificate
  • Certified copies of transcripts from nursing college
  • Certified copy of Certificate of Registration 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