The Programme​​

​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 part-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​.​

Admissions are open for 2020-2021 admission cycle​. The last date to submit the application is June 17, 2020​ by 5:00 pm (Pakistan Standard Time).​

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

​Clinical Research Specialisation ​

The programme also offers specialisation in clinical research for academicians and clinical researchers as well as residents, fellows, young faculty and clinical nurses from medical and allied fields. To read more click​​ here​​.​

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have at least one year of work experience after graduation, preferably in a health-related field at the time of application (part-time, internship and voluntary work 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 degree such as MBBS, BDS, BScN, DVM, B Pharm (or equivalent).
  • Candidates with clinical experience, especially young faculty in research track positions in clinical departments.
  • Fellows within the PGME programme will receive consideration. 
  • ​Residents completing two years of their residency programme. 

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

​For further information please go through the ​Programme Information Booklet and / or the ​​programme page. ​You can also reach us via the following contact details:

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