MScN Programme
 

MScN Programme

The Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) programme, first of its kind in Pakistan, is a two-year programme that prepares advanced practice nurses who will develop innovative, practical solutions to complex health problems from a scientific perspective. 

Nursing practice in both rural and urban areas will be emphasized with the student selecting their specialty areas of advanced practice. 

The admissions for 2015-2016 cycle have closed. The last date to submit the application was May 4, 2015. This page will be updated around January 2016 for details on admissions for the next batch. If you have any queries, please direct them to: postgrad.query@aku.edu.

Programme Objectives

Upon graduation, it is expected that graduates will become leaders with decision-making skills in the areas of education, administration, research and clinical practice. Moreover, they will utilise existing theories and research findings in providing care for individuals, families and communities. 

The Programme will also provide nurses the necessary skills to develop and test theory and conduct research that will contribute to the body of knowledge defining the discipline of nursing.

Duration of Programme

Candidates may enrol in the programme as full-time or part-time students. Those who have joined as part-time students will be required to complete the programme in a maximum of five years. Application for part-time studies will be considered on an individual basis.