The Master of Education (MEd) programme​​ is a well-designed blend of theory, practicum and research. It prepares reflective practitioners who can transform teaching, learning, assessment and leadership and management practices in educational institutions.  Students are developed as exemplary leaders with a strong commitment to educational change. By the time of graduation, students develop a broader understanding of educational issues, are able to think global, and are ready to find innovative solutions to suit their unique local needs. ​The MEd specialisations include:

  • Teacher Education focusing on Science, Mathematics, English Language and Social Studies education
  • Educational Leadership and Management, and
  • Educational Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation​​

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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​​ ied.ro​​@aku.edu .​

Eligibility Criteria​

  • ​16-years of qualification in Education discipline with minimum 50% marks. Candidates with degree in areas other than Education must have a 1.5 years BEd* degree (54 credits).

  • To specialise in Educational Leadership & Management (ELM): Minimum two years of teaching experience in an educational institution with at least one year of management experience. 

  • ​To specialise in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (AME) / Teacher Education (TE): Minimum two years of teaching experience. Monitoring, evaluation and assessment related experience will be preferable for specialisation in AME.

Candidates applying with a 1-year BEd degree are required to complete 6 bridging courses of 18 credits at IED.

Financial Assistance and Scholarships

Needs-sensitive financial assistance and merit-based scholarships (covers the tuition fee) are available. For details please contact at +92 21 3634 7611-4 / 3682 6991-4, Ext. 8591.​

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

Admission Office
​Office of the Registrar​
Aga Khan University
Institute for Educational Development
1-5/B-VII F.B. Area, Karimabad, Karachi-75950
Tel: +92-21-36347611-4 (Ext. 8633)​
Email: ied.ro​​@aku.edu