The Programme​​​

​This is a two and a half-year programme designed to provide senior registered nurses with an opportunity to upgra​de their dip​​​​loma qualification to degree level.

Admissions are open for 2021 ​admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications is April 30​​​.

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

Route A: EN-RN to Post-RN BScN

  • ​​​Form IV level of education with a minimum aggregate of Division III in the Ordinary Certificate of Education with a “Credit” grade in the following mandatory subjects: English and Biology/Biological Sciences and a “Pass” grade in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

  • Certificate of Registration in General Nursing (RN) with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.

  • At least two years of continuous experience in a clinical care setting as a Registered Nurse.

Route B: RN to Post-RN BScN

  • Form VI qualification with a Principal Pass in Biology/Biological Sciences in “A” Level.

  • ​Certificate of Registration in General Nursing (RN) with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.

  • ​At least two years of continuous experience in a clinical care setting as a Registered Nurse.

Graduates of AKU’s Diploma in General Nursing (EN-RN conversion diploma) programme are encouraged to apply.

For further information about the programme, please visit programme page. For information about admissions, please visit the Admission Information document. You can also ​​reach us via the following contact ​details:​ ​​​​​​

Office of the Registrar
Aga Khan​ University
School of ​Nursing and Midwif​​​​​​​ery
Plot 9/11, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi Road
P. O. Box 8842​​
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 349 494
Email: regoff.ug.sonam@aku.edu​​​​​​​​​​​

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