Aga Khan University Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

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Aga Khan University Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Aga Khan University Bachelor of Science in Midwifery – see details below:

The programme honours the normalcy of women’s lifecycle events, appropriate use of interventions and technology for current or potential health problems.

Nursing and midwifery preparation believes in consultation, collaboration and referral with other members of the health care team as needed to provide optimal health care to women and their families. This programme will prepare nurses to provide safe, competent, culturally responsive and quality care at all levels of the health care system with focus on reproductive, maternal, new-born and child health for the families and communities by integrating knowledge, skills and attitudes from humanistic, behavioural and natural sciences.

Academic Qualifications: 

Uganda: Post-RM Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BScM)
Route A: EM/ECN to RM/RCN to BScM
  • Form IV education; “O” level, with a “Credit” in English and Biology or Biological Sciences, a “Pass” in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics and a Division III minimum aggregate.
  • Certificate of Registration issued by the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.
  • At least two years of continuous experience in a clinical care setting as a RM or RCN.
Route B: RM/RCN to BScM
  • “A” Level with a “Principal Pass” in Biology or Biological Sciences.
  • You must have a Certificate of Registration issued by the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.
  • At least two years of continuous experience in a clinical care setting as a RM or RCN Practicing Registered Midwives and Registered Comprehensive Nurses are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please contact your local campus​ to obtain the application form. Before submitting your application, you must ensure that you have complied with the instructions stipulated on the form. Applicant should provide:

Completed and signed application for admission

1 Certified copy of secondary school certificate

2 Certified copy of Enrolled Nursing certificate

3 Certified copy of Enrolled Nursing transcript

4 Certified copy of certificate of enrolment/registration with applicable Nursing Council (Uganda or Kenya)

Letter of release/recommendation from current employer

Two passport-sized photographs

Curriculum

In the first year, you will explore the biomedical sciences such as human anatomy and physiology, introduction to midwifery and women’s health and life sciences, before moving onto advanced concepts in normal child-bearing.

During the second year, the modules will give you exposure to the complications of the childbearing cycle, emergency and referral, behavioural psychology and counselling as well as new-born complications, epidemiology and demography.

You will get an opportunity to engage in research and teaching and learning.

Key Admission Dates

The programme is offered over two-and-a-half academic years consisting of a total of 130 weeks.

In Uganda, the programme starts in February

See Also:

Uganda

6 thoughts on “Aga Khan University Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

  1. Mumpe Moses

    Salute
    I have a certificate in comprehensive nursing (2011) & a diploma in nursing 2016 but I have been working as an enrolled midwife at HCIV for 7years, Can you allow to persue bachelor of science in midwifery.
    And what’s the fees structure.
    Thank you.

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  2. BERNADETTE MUSIMENTA

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    Am trying to access the application form online but have failed. kindly need your support.

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  3. Akankunda Naome

    i would like to know when is the deadline of this year’s intake 2021 for bachelors of science in midwifery

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  4. Nambirige Maureen

    Am Nambirige Maureen, RM .I would like to join 2021 academic year for a BScM but am not certain of the process and program of the institution. I need to be helped. Thanks

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  5. Tusiime Gloria

    Am aregistered midwife inquiring on the intake for 2022.Barchelors in midwifery

    Reply

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