​​This programme has been designed to train health professionals to have an in-depth knowledge of epidemiology, biostatistics and their application in analysing major public health issues in Pakistan and developing countries with a focused approach to regional problems and needs. Graduates of the progra​mme are expected to play a leading role in the field of public health by analysing ​​​major public health problems.​​

The programme offers full-time and par​t-time study options. It also offers selected courses as "Standalone Courses" for individuals wishing to enhance their knowledge in specific areas. For details, please contact Programme Office at msceb.programme@aku.edu​.​

Clinical Research Specialisation ​

The programme also offers specialisation in clinical research. This track is designed for academicians, clinical researchers, residents, fellows, nurses, young faculty and individuals in medical and allied fields who wish to pursue a career in clinical cum research work. Read more​​.​​​​

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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.​

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have at least one year of full time work experience after graduation in a health-related field at the time of application (voluntary work, part-time or unpaid internship is not included) and hold at least one of the following degrees are eligible to apply:

  • Sixteen-year undergraduate degree from an accredited / recognised university in Sciences / Health Sciences including bachelor’s degree such as MBBS, BDS, BScN, DVM, B Pharm (or equivalent).​

Please Note:

  • Candidates with clinical experience, especially young faculty in research track positions in clinical departments are eligible. 

  • Fellows within the PGME programme will receive consideration. 

  • Residents completing two years of their residency programme are also eligible. 

  • All AKU-PGME trainees will require a nomination from their parent departments.

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​​