Diploma in General Nursing​, Uganda

(EN-RN Conversion Programme)

The EN-RN Conversion Programme has been designed to provide nurses with an opportunity to upgrade their qualification for being able to acquire licence and practice as Registered Nurse.

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 advised 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

Enrolled Nurses, Enrolled Comprehensive Nurses, Registered Midwives and Registered Psychiatric Nurses are encouraged to apply. 

  • ​Form IV level of education with a minimum aggregate of Division III in the Ordinary Certificate of Education

  • Pass in the following subjects: English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

  • Certificate of Enrollment from the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (for enrolment level)

  • Certificate of Registration in Midwifery (RM) with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (for Registration level)

  • At least two years of continuous experience in a clinical care setting


F​or more information about the Programme please go through the​​ Programme I​nformation​​ document or reach us via following contact details: ​ ​​

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