The Programme​​

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 rele​vant to the developing world and which will have impact. With this a​im 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. 

  • Biological Sciences 

  • Clinical Sciences 

  • Nursing 

  • Population and Public Health

Admissions have closed for 2020 admission cycle. The Last date for submission of application was June 23​.​​

​​​​​For further information you can 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
Tel: +92 21 3486 4410 / 4412

Related Information​​

Programme Information Booklet​

Fee Structure​

Sample Test Paper

​​​​​​​​​​​FAQs for Admission​​​​​​​​

Lists of Projects​

​​Biological Sciences​ 

Clinical Sciences​ 


​​​Population and Public Health