​This two and a half-year program​​​me prepares midwives to provide safe, competent, culturally responsive and quality care at all lev​​els​ of the healthcare system. This is a work and learn programme that allows nurses and midwives to continue working while studying in order to achiev​e higher-level qualification.

The programme offers need-based financ​​​​​​ial assistance. ​​


Applications for admission for ​2024 cycle will be accepted from January 26 until April 19.

You are required to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application, please go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or Understand the Online Process.​​​​

​​Eligibility Criteria​​​​

  • The applicant must have attained a mean Grade of C plain at KCSE or Division II at KCE/EACE 
  • A minimum of a C (plain) grade in the following mandatory subjects: English and Biology / Biological Sciences 
  • A "Pass" grade in any one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Physical Sciences 
  • Must be a holder of Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN) or ​​​Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN) and Kenya Registered Midwife (KRM) - (KRN and KRM) from a recognized training institution and of good standing
  • Must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) and hold a current practice license 
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years of practice experience

For further information you can reach us using contact details provided below.​


Trained to Care

Alumna Muchiri reflects on her academic journey at AKU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, and how financial assistance from the University helped her progress in her career.​​

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​Office of the Registrar

Aga Khan University
School of Nursing and Midwifery
3rd Parklands off Limuru Road​
​​P.O. Box 39340 - 00623
Nairobi, Kenya​​

Email: regoff.ke.sonam@aku.edu

Tel: +254 203 747 483​​