The PhD programme in the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at Aga Khan University is central to its mission of producing research-based knowledge that is relevant to the developing world and which will have impact. With this aim in view, a graduate programme in Health Sciences was implemented at AKU in October 1999.
The PhD in Health Sciences programme is accredited by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan. This is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary programme with four specialities / streams.
Admissions have closed for 2023-2024 cycle. The last date for submission of applications was May 4.
Following is the eligibility criteria for 2023-2024 admission cycle:
Candidates must have 18 years of education including a MS / MPhil or equivalent degree in relevant field based on a minimum of 30 credits after 16 years of education. A minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0 in the Semester System) or First Division – 75% (in the Annual System) in MS / MPhil / FCPS / FRCP / equivalent degree is required.
The University may request for additional documents to better understand and evaluate applicant’s eligibility as per University and regulatory body requirements.
Minimum Eligibility Requirement
MS / MPhil / Equivalent in Biology / Botany / Zoology / Genetics / Microbiology / Molecular Biology / Plant Science / Biotechnology
FCPS / Equivalent
MSN / MScN / MPhil-Nursing
Population and Public Health
MS / MPhil / Equivalent in Health Sciences or Public Health
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