Master of Health Professions Education

This Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) programme is offered by the Department for Educational Development.

The goal of the programme is to develop excellent teachers, innovators and researchers as well as leaders in health professions education. Graduates from this Programme will be able to  use best evidence medical education to make informed decisions for improving the standards of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing health professions education (medical, dental, nursing and allied health) in Pakistan and abroad.  

Admissions have closed for 2017-2018 cycle. The last date to submit the application was June 5, 2017. ​Please direct your queries at postgrad.query@aku.edu.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the MHPE Programme, the graduates should be able to: 

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills on national and international issues pertaining to HPE 

  • Inculcate critical thinking and problem solving in students 

  • Develop and implement curricula using knowledge of educational philosophies and theories to enhance problem solving abilities

  • Develop and apply innovative teaching, learning and assessment strategies, using best evidence to make informed decisions in HPE

  • Demonstrate high quality research in medical, dental, nursing, and allied health education; 

  • ​Develop linkages, optimising education and research

  • ​Demonstrate ethical leadership at institutional, national and international levels​​