​​​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.  

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Admissions are open for 2021-2022 cycle. ​​The last date for submission of applications is July 28, 2021​.​

Candidates are required to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application, please go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or Understand the Online Process.

In case you need help in accessing the online application portal, please contact our admission officer at​​ postgrad.query@aku.edu.​

Entry Options

Option 1: Following the completion of one/two Advanced Level Courses (ALC) and/or Additional Required Courses (ARC), candidates are eligible to apply to the MHPE programme provided they have achieved a minimum cGPA of 3.00.

Option 2: Through the AKU graduate programme application process. the details are mentioned in the admission process summary in the Admission Information​ booklet. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • The MHPE programme is open to health professionals holding a minimum of four-year undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. For international candidates, this should be an MD degree with or without residency or specialty training and board certification (or equivalent). 

  • At least two years of certified teaching experience is required.  (Residency / postgraduate training will be considered equivalent to teaching experience).

Please Note: The candidate must be attached with an academic institution with a teaching responsibility at the time of submission of application.

​For further information, please go through the Admission Information booklet. You can also reach us at:

Office of the Registrar
Medical College​
Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, Karachi 74800
Tel: +92 21 3486 4410 / 4412

Email: postgrad.query@aku.edu​​​