Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Nursing in Uganda

  • Course Name: Diploma in Nursing(Nursing)
  • Major Subject: Nursing
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Nursing

  •  Mulago School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kampala  
    (i) Direct entry

    Course entry requirements
    O level Results: – Credits in the following subjects; English, Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
    A level Results:- A principal pass in Biology and two subsidiaries in Chemistry, Physics, Food and Nutrition and Mathematics. Apply using JAB forms
    -Conform to the standards of Medical fitness by the Training Authority and Public Service.
    -Age limit 18 years and Above

    Course duration: 3 years

    (ii) Extension

    Entry requirements

    -One must have enrolled with Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Council and with a working experience of at least 2 years:
    -Enrolled Nurse or Enrolled Midwifery or Enrolled Comprehensive Nurse and /or enrolled psychiatry Nurse -Should be at least in possession of “O” level certificate
    -Pass a pre-entry Ministry of Education and sports Oral and Written Interviews.
    -Age limit -Open

    Course duration: 1 1/2 years
  •  Arua School of Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery, Arua  
    Course Name: Diploma Comprehensive Nursing

    Admission criteria

    A candidate shall be eligible if he/she has been enrolled with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council and should have worked at least two years as;

    -Enrolled General Nurse or Midwifery or Psychiatric Nurse or Comprehensive Nurse
    -Should at least be in possession of O’ Level certificate
    -Pass a pre-entry Ministry of Education and sports oral and written interview
    -The Age limit shall be below 45 years

    Course duration: 18 months
  •  Uganda Nursing School, Kanungu  


    Diploma in Nursing (Direct entry):

    Entry Requirements:
    -A Level Certificate and should have passed with a principal pass in Biology and subsidiary pass in Chemistry or Physics or Agriculture

    Duration:3 years.

    Diploma Nursing by Extension:

    Entry Requirements:
    -Must have been enrolled with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council, and with working Experience of at least two Years.

    Duration:1 1/2 years.

  •  The International Institute of Health Sciences, Jinja  
    Admission Criteria
    (i) Direct
    -Applicants must have completed 'A' level with at least 1 principal pass in Biology, and 2 subsidiaries in Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Math, obtained at the same sitting.

    Course duration: 3 years

    (ii) Extension
    Must have 'O' level or/and 'A' level certificate, UNMC practicing licence, UNMEB certificate and must have worked for at least 2 years.

    Course duration: 1 1/2 years
  •  Lyantonde School of Nursing and Midwifery, Lyantonde  
    Course description:

    -This course consists of;

    i)Diploma in Nursing Direct entry:

    Requirement:One principle pass in Biology obtained at A level

    Duration:3 years.

    ii)Diploma in Nursing by Extension:

    Requirement:Certificate in Nursing or Midwifery

    Duration:1 1/2 years.
  •  Virika School of Nursing and Midwifery (VSN) , Fort Portal  
    Diploma in Nursing Extension

    Course entry requirements
    -Registration with Nursing Council
    -Certificate in midwifery or Nursing

    Course duration: 1 1/2 years
  •  St. Francis School of Health Sciences, Mukono  

    Course Description:
    -This is a diploma in nursing by extension

    Entry Requirements:
    - Certificate in Nursing

    Duration:1 1/2 years
  •  Lubaga Hospital Training School, Kampala  
    Diploma In Nursing (Extension)

    Course entry requirements
    -Certificate in Nursing, Psychiatry or Midwifery.

    Course duration: 1 1/2 years
  •  Kibuli Muslim Hospital , Kampala   
    Course entry requirements
    -Principal pass in Biology

    Course duration: 1 1/2 years
  •  Fins Medical University, Fort Portal  
    Diploma in nursing extension
  •  St Eliza Nursing and Midwifery Training School, Jinja  
  •  Johnass International College of Health Sciences, Jinja  
  •  Mildmay Uganda Institute Of Health Sciences, Kampala  
  •  Mountains of the Moon University, Fort Portal  




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