The two and a​ half-year Post-RM Bachelor of Science in Midwifery ​​progr​​amme prepares nurses to provide safe, competent, culturally responsive and quality care at all levels of the health care system with focus on reproductive, maternal, new​​born and child health for the families and communities by integrating knowledge, skills and attitudes from humanistic, behavioural and natural sciences.

The programme provides Regis​t​ered Midwive​s and Registered Comprehensive Nurses with an opportunity to upgrade their diploma qua​​lification to​​ degree level.


Applications for admission for ​2024 cycle will be accepted from January 26 until April 15.

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

Eligibility Criteria​​​

Route A: EM/ECN to RM/RCN to Post-RM BScM

  • Form IV education; “O” level, with a “Credit” in English and Biology or Biological Sciences, a “Pass” in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics and a Division III minimum aggregate
  • Certificate of Registration issued by the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council

  • ​At least two years of working experience as RM or RCN

Route B: RM/RCN to Post-RM BScM

  • “A” Level with a “Principal Pass” in Biology or Biological Sciences
  • ​You must have a Certificate of Registration issued by the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council

  • ​Nurses with at least two years of working experience as Registered Midwives and Registered Comprehensive Nurses are encouraged to apply​​

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

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​Office of the Registrar

School of Nursing and Midwifery
​The Aga Khan University
Plot 9/11, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi Road​ 
P. O. Box 8842​

Email: regoff.ug.sonam@aku.edu
Tel: +256 414 349 494​