PhD in Health Sciences

The PhD programme in the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at Aga Khan University is central to its mission of producing research-based knowledge that is relevant to the developing world and which will have impact. With this aim in view, a graduate programme in Health Sciences was implemented at AKU in October 1999. 

The PhD in Health Sciences programme is accredited by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan

Admissions have closed for 2017-2018 cycle. The last date to submit the application was​​​ June 16, 2017. ​​Please direct your queries at​​​


​This is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary programme with four specialities / streams. 

  • Biological Sciences 

  • Clinical Sciences 

  • Nursing 

  • Population and Public Health

For further details please review the Programme Information Booklet.