The newly launched, two-year,​ Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) programme aims to address the ever-evolving need for trained public health professionals in Lower Middle Income Countries (LMICs) of the region, especially Pakistan. With a large health systems workforce required in the public and private sectors as well as academia, it is expected that a high-quality innovative curriculum will develop public health leaders to manage and find solutions to the plethora of health problems the population of Pakistan and countries in the region face. 

The MSPH programme is recognised by Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan. To catering to the needs of professionals, the programme ​also offers part-time study options.​

Programme Objectives

  • Offer a competency-based curriculum that is designed to address the burden of major public health problems and health system challenges in lower income countries like Pakistan.
  • ​Equip the student​s with knowledge and skills to systematically analyse and solve public health problems and address population health challenges with a focus on achieving equity in health.

  • ​​Provide students with self-directed learning experience using innovative educational methods.

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Admissions are open for 2022-2023 cycle. The last date for submission of applications is June 23​​​, 2022​

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​.

Eligibi​​lity Criteria​​​​​

Candidates who have at least one year of full timework 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 BSPH, MBBS, BDS, BScN, DVM, D Pharm, BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics (or equivalent). ​​

For further information you can 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