Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Education

The two-year Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Education develops leadership capacity for planning, conducting and disseminating research to improve curriculum, teaching, learning and educational planning and policymaking. The graduates of this programme are expected to conduct high quality research and lead educational reforms in the context of the developing world​​.​

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

Who should attend?​​

Educational leaders, researchers, development practitioners, teacher educators, curriculum specialists, policy makers and experts.

What is unique about the programme?

The programme:
  • Is recognised by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
  • Is taught and supervised by internationally qualified PhD faculty with extensive teaching and research experience.
  • ​​Offers specialisations in research, education and development and educational processes.

  • Will give a boost to your career by equipping you with the knowledge and skills required for leadership positions in educational organisations, universities and NGOs.

  • Can serve as a stepping-stone for PhD studies in Education. If you achieve a 3.00 CGPA (on 4-point scale) in the MPhil, and meet other admission requirements, you will be eligible to apply for the PhD in Education programme at AKU.

For more information on programme, please review the Programme Information Booklet​ or visit the programme page​.​​​

Financial Assistance & Scholarships

Need-based financial assistance and limited merit-based scholarships are available.