BScM Programme

Post-RM BScM Programme

The Post-RM BScM programme is a two-year programme designed to prepare its graduates to provide comprehensive, evidence-based midwifery care essentially to healthy women throughout pregnancy, childbirth postpartum care, neonatal care and family planning.

The programme is comprised of midwifery and related courses offering a unique blend of face-to-face and distance-learning approaches for theory and practice.​ It is spread over four semesters of 18 weeks each of full-time study.

For admission cycle 2016-2017, the applications for admission will be accepted from March 14 until June 10, 2016. Applications received after closing date will not be processed.

Academic Requirements for Eligibility

Women are eligible to apply regardless of age and marital status. All applicants to the Post-RM BScM Programme must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold current / valid registration/license in their country of residence. Overseas applicants must be eligible for registration with the Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC)
  • Have achieved at least a second division in the Provisional Nursing Board examination. Overseas applicants must submit evidence of successfully passing their national nursing registration/licensure examination
  • Documentary evidence of minimum three years of work experience as a RN and RM
  • Complete RN and RM diploma
  • All Registered Nurses and Midwives (RN, RM) must submit a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Institution where RN and RM have been completed. The NOC must clearly state that the institution and/or affiliated hospital has no objection if the candidate pursues higher education at the Aga Khan University for the academic session 2016
  • Achieve a competitive score on the AKU-SONAM Admission Test
  • Demonstrate qualities of communication and leadership​ and a commitment to the midwifery profession. Candidates must also have sufficient midwifery knowledge and skills appropriate for study at the baccalaureate level.

Enrichment programme will be offered to candidates who the University feels would benefit from the additional preparation before commencement of the formal programme. ​