The Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) programme, first of its kind in Pakistan, is a two-year programme that prepares advanced practice nurses who will develop innovative, practical solutions to complex health problems from a scientific perspective.
Nursing practice in both rural and urban areas will be emphasized with the student selecting their specialty areas of advanced practice.
Admissions have closed for 2018-2019 cycle. The last date to submit the application was May 28, 2018.
At the completion of the programme graduates are expected to be able to:
Apply contemporary knowledge from different sources and the best available evidence for professional decision-making and during practice
Apply critical and reflective thinking skills, as well as a systems approach to problem-solving and professional decision-making
Demonstrate the ability to translate and use meaningful research findings
Engage in effective ethical decision-making with respect to own practice area (e.g. clinical, education, leadership and management), or where ethical issues affect the broader health care team
Maintain confidentiality as necessary. Communicate clear, consistent and accurate information verbally, in written or electronic forms and in a manner sensitive to the context
Use advanced communication and interpersonal skills in professional work
Work collaboratively with other professionals in health care to enhance the quality practice and services offered
Articulate, promote and advocate for nursing professional development in general and the specialist role in particular, in the clinical, political and professional contexts
Contribute to knowledge and practice through identifying and conducting supervised research
Demonstrate leadership and management (planning, organizing, collaboration, delegation, problem-solving, human and material resources etc.) and policy development skills
For further information please review the Programme Information Booklet. You can also reach us via the following contact details:
Graduate Programme Admission Office
Office of the Registrar
Aga Khan University
(School of Nursing and Midwifery Building)
Stadium Road, Karachi 74800
Tel: +92 21 3486 4537 / 5456