Through a dynamic model of professional education, the two and a half-year Post-RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing programme builds on the knowledge, skills and experience of nurses and provide senior registered nurses with an opportunity to​​ upgra​de their dip​​​​loma qualification to degree level. An innovative curricular approach enables nurses to earn a degree while working. ​


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: 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 working experience as 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 working experience as Registered Nurse

Graduates of AKU’s Diploma in General Nursing (EN-RN conversion diploma) programme 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 Midw​if​​​​​​​ery
​The Aga Khan University
Plot 9/11, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi Road
P. O. Box 8842​​ Kampala, Uganda​

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