Admission Requirements
 

Admission Requirements

Admission to MSc Health Policy and Management is based on academic merit and potential for leadership. Merit will be evaluated through scholastic achievement of applicants and their performance in the AKU Admission Test. Leadership potential will be assessed on the basis of interviews, past experience and future plans.

Applicants from the public or private sector from Pakistan and overseas may apply. A high academic score in any single discipline or any outstanding achievement alone is not sufficient for selection.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have at least one year's work experience after graduation, preferably in a health-related field, at the time of application (part-time, internship and voluntary work is not included) and hold at least one of the following degrees are eligible to apply:

  • 4 or 5 years of Bachelors education in Health Sciences (Medical, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy) or
  • 4 years of Bachelors education in Social Sciences (Development Studies, Public Administration, Management, Political Science, Economics, Sociology or related field ) or
  • 2 years of Bachelors education plus 2 years of Masters education in Social Sciences (Development Studies, Public Administration, Management, Political Sciences, Economics, Sociology or related field) or
  • 3 years of Bachelors education plus 1 year of Masters education in Social Sciences (Development Studies, Public Administration, Management, Political Sciences, Economics, Sociology or related field)
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