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 hospi​tal 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.

Eligibility Criteria

Sixteen years of schooling or 4-years of education (124-136 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]. 

Work experience is not required. 

Key Features

  • 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


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