The Programme​​​​​

The three-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education programme is designed for professionals who are keen to improve the quality of education by asking critical questions, designing innovative methods of inquiry, producing usable knowledge for education practitioners, policy makers and scholars.​

Admissions have closed for 2018-2019 cycle. The last date to submit the application was May 28, 2018


Programme ​Features

  • Recognised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan

  • Highly selective, critical and rigorous

  • Designed in collaboration with experts from University of Toronto, Canada and Oxford University, UK​​

  • Offered in a vibrant research environment where national and international scholars share their research findings regularly and interact with students

Click here to know more about the unique features, courses and structure of the programme.​


Financial Assistance and Scholarships

Needs-sensitive financial assistance and merit-based scholarships (covers the tuition fee) are available. Students accepting scholarships will be required to sign a service agreement. For details please contact the Graduate Programme Office at +92-21-36347611-4/36826991-4, Ext. 8591 ​or write to ied.gpo@aku.edu​. 


For further information please review the Programme Information Booklet. You can also reach us via the following contact details:

Admission Office
Office of the Registrar
Aga Khan University – IED
1-5/B-VII F.B. Area, Karimabad, Karachi-75950
Tel: +92-21-36347611-4
Email: ied.ro@aku.edu​​​​

Related Information​​

Programme Information Booklet​​

Fee Structure​

FAQs for Admission​​​​​

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