The Programme​

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 2019-2020 cycle. The last date to submit the application was May 20, 2019.​

Programme ​Objectives​​

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 Pr​ogramme 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
Pakistan
Tel: +92 21 3486 4537​ / 5456


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