​The Programme​​​​

The MSc in Advanced Practice Nursing (MSc-APN) is a work-study programme allowing candidates the opportunity of completing this two-year programme while they continue to work. It is designed to prepare advanced practice nurses who will develop innovative, practical solutions to complex health problems from a scien​tific perspective. 

Upon graduation, it is expected that graduates will become leaders with decision-making skills in the areas of advanced clinical practice and nursing education and will be able to provide care in an independent capacity in a number of settings for various patient populations. 

Admissions are open for 2020 ​admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications is April 10

Candidates are encouraged 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

  • Relevant academic bachelor’s degree holders:

    • Upper Second-class honours or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a four-point scale; OR

    • Lower Second-class honours or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 on a four-point scale with additional relevant training, evidence of research capability through either research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience.

  • ​Must be a registered nurse with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) and hold a current practice license.

  • Must have a minimum two (2) years of practice experience, after having completed an undergraduate degree programme.

Please visit School of Nursing and Midwifery webpage for more information about the programme and​ Application Information​ document for application related details. You can also reach us via the following contact ​details: ​​​

​Registrar's Office​
Aga Khan University
School of Nursing and Midwifery​
Sunny Plaza, Wangapala Road
P. O. Box 39340-00623
Nairobi, Kenya​
Mobile: +254 780 223 431
​Email: regoff.ke.sonam@aku.edu​​

Related Information​​

Online Application​​​​​​​​​​

Appl​ication Information​​​