The Programme​​

​This is a two and a half-year programme designed to ​provide senior registered nurses with an oppo​rt​​unity to upgrade their diploma qualification to degree level. ​It provides​ them​ an opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide holistic nursing care. ​​​​​

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Admissions are open For 2021 admission cycle. The first round of application​​ starts from June 15. Complete schedule in provided below. 

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

​Application Rounds

The schedule of three rounds of application is as follows:

Round I
​Applications open
​June 15
​Applications close
​August 5
​Admission Test & Interviews
​August 11
​​Round II
​Applications open
​August 24
Applications close
​September 6
Admission Test & Interviews
​September 9
​​​​​Ro​und III
​Applications open
​September 14
Applications close
​September 20
Admission Test & Interviews
​September 21

​Eligibility Criteria

  • ​Form IV level of Education with aggregate score of Division IV in the Certificate of Secondary Education Examination.

  • A minimum of ‘D’ grade in any five (5) non-religious ​​subjects at O-Level.

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

  • A certificate with Award Verification Number (AVN) as provided by National Council of Technical Education (NACTE).

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

  • A minimum of two years of experience in clinical care setting as a Registered Nurse with a midwifery/psychiatry qualification.

For further information on admissions please go through the Admission​ Information​ document and visit the programme page for information on programme. You can also 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: +255 222 122 740
Fax: +255 222 122 764