The Diploma in General Nursing (EN-RN Conversion) 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.

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Admissions are open for 2023 ​admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications is March​ 31​.

Candidates are required to apply online.  For  ​assistance in completing the online application, applicants are advised to 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. 

Eligibility Criteria​

Enrolled Nurses, Enrolled Comprehensive Nurses, Registered Midwives and Registered Psychiatric Nurses are encouraged to apply.

  • 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, Chemistry, Physics and Biology
  • 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 working experience

​​For further information you can ​reach us at:​ ​ ​​​

Office ​of the Registrar
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
Email: regoff.ug.sonam@aku.edu​​​​​​​​​​​​​​