Post-RN BScN Programme, Tanzania 

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
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