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. 

For admission cycle 2021, the applications for admission will be accepted from April 19 to July 28​.

​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 you can reach us via the following contact details:

Office of the Registrar​​​
School of Nursing and Midwifery​
Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, Karachi 74800
Pakistan​
Tel: +92 21 3486 5535 / 5406

Email: sonadmission.query@aku.edu

​Related Information​​

Fee Structure​

Sample​ Test Paper​​​​

FAQs for A​dmission​​​

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