The Programme​​

​This is a three-year programme designed to prepare nurse midwives to provide competent healthcare. It provides them an opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide holistic reproductive, maternal, newborn and childcare. ​​​​​

Eligibility Criteria​

  • Form IV level of education with minimum aggregate of Division IV in the Certificate of Secondary School Education Examination.

  • A minimum of “D” grade in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English, and Mathematics at O-Level.

  • Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0 awarded by an Institution accredited by the National Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (NACTVET) or its equivalent.

  • A certificate with Award Verification Number (AVN) as provided by National Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (NACTVET).

  • Current license and registration with either the Tanzania or Zanzibar Nursing and Midwifery Council.

  • A minimum of two years of experience in a clinical setting as a registered nurse-midwife.

  • Must be a registered nurse-midwife clinically attached to maternal and child health facilities during their education.

Apply Now​

Admissions are openning from June 20 for 2022 admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications for third round is September 25. For details please see the below table. ​​​​​​​

Candidates 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.

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates are advised to call, email or visit the campus for any support that they need to complete the online application.

​​​​Round I
​Applications Open
​June 20
​Applications Close
​August 5
​Admission Test & Interviews
​August 10
​​Round II
Applications Open
​August 24
Applications Close
​September 6
Admission Test & Interviews
September 9
Round III
Applications Open
September 19
Applications​ Close
September 25
​​Admission Test & Interviews
Septe​mber 27


For further information, you can reach us at: ​

Registrar's Office
Aga Khan University
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Plot 344, Salama House
Urambo Road, Off United Nations Road
P. O. Box 38129, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 222 4800 / 10​
Email: regoff.tz.sonam@aku.edu​​