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. ​

The admissions for 2018 cycle are opening from June 18, 2018. ​Applications may be submitted in any of the three rounds mentioned in the below chart​.

​​​Roun​​d I​

​Application Acceptance​​

​June 18 to​​ August 15

​Admission Test and Interview​

​August 18

​ ​​Round II

​​Application Acceptance

​September 3 – 7

​​Admission Test and Interview

​September 8

​ ​​Round III

​Application Acceptance

​Sept​e​mber 19 – 21

​​Admission Test and Interview

​Sept​ember 22​​​

​Eligibility Criteria

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

  • At least five (5) passes that include English, chemistry, physics and biology.

  • Diploma in Nursing with a minimum overall grade of “B+” or a CGPA of 3.5 (on a 5-point scale) or second-class standing awarded by an Institution accredited by the National Council of 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 a clinical care setting as a Registered Nurse.

  • Must be a Registered Nurse with a midwifery/psychiatry qualification.

For further details please review the Programme Information document. You can also reach us via the following contact details: ​

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