Master of Bioethics
The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, is offering a Master of Bioethics starting from January 2024. This program is supported by an NIH-Fogarty
grant and offered in collaboration with Milken Institute School of Public
Health – The George Washington University.The proposed Master of Bioethics programme is designed for professionals of different healthcare and allied fields having a direct or indirect role in healthcare provision who aspire to gain in-depth knowledge of the subject. The programme is intended for health professionals, researchers, pharmacists, physiotherapists, and hospital administrators, in addition to health ministry officials and policy-makers, lawyers, medical journalists, social scientists, philosophers, and others. After completion, graduates are expected to play leading roles in setting up Bioethics educational programmes and ethics-related services at their institutions.
Sixteen years of schooling or 4-years of education (124 credit hours) after HSSC/FA/FSc/Grade 12 equivalent from an accredited / recognized university in Sciences / Health Sciences / Social Sciences and Humanities / Psychology / Mathematics / Statistics / Business Management / including but not limited to a BSc [Biology, Biological Sciences, Physics, Physical Sciences], DPT, MBBS, BDS, BScN, DVM, D. Pharm, B Pharm [or equivalent].
Candidate should have at least one year of full-time work experience after graduation in a health-related field or social sector at the time of application.
Scholarship and Financial Assistance Available
Faculty with vast experience in teaching, research, student supervisorship, and mentorship
Contextual curriculum aimed at equipping the students to deal with ethical issues relevant to the country