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 2019 admission cycle​. The last date for submission of applications is March 29, 2019.​​

Candidates are encouraged to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application form, applicants are advise​d to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or Understand the Online Process​

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper-based application form by emailing the Admission Office at regoff.ke.sonam@aku.edu​.​​

Eligibility Criteria​​

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

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​​.

F​or more information about the Programme please go through the​​ Programme Information​​ document or reach us via 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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