​Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery​ - MBBS​​​​​​

The 5-year flagship programme is designed to equip students with appropriate knowledge, skills, values and behaviours necessary t​​​​o understand and influence factors that affect the health of individuals and of communities. The programme utilizes problem-based learning (PBL) and emphasizes on early clinical contact, with a gradual shift in focus to patient-based learning using evidence-based practice in later years of study.​

​Key Features

  • Patient-based learning using evidence-based practice

  • Multiple modes of learning and assessment, including use of technology

  • Opportunities to work in clinical teams at Aga Khan University Hospital​

  • Engagement with urban and rural populations through community-oriented health services

  • Variety of elective/selective courses each year

  • Multiple courses covering different areas for holistic education, including humanities and social sciences, law, and basic finance for doctors

  • Systematic research opportunities in basic, communit​​​y health and clinical sciences​​​​


Campus Life



Office of Student Experience


Life at AKU is not all about the classroom​

Here's what our students have to say about their experience of being developed ​

as leaders and posi​tive contributors to society.

AKU instills a very different sense of responsibility in you. Not only does it make you a doctor or a researcher, it makes you a comprehensive human
being with talents you never knew existed!

Hafsa Khan Tareen, Class of 2024

"Our midwifery graduates are well placed and many hold leadership positions in government and private institutions. 
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Some of our midwives have also pursued research to advance their career, making them stand out of the crowd!​"

Marina Baig,
Senior Instructor

Meet Our Alumna: Farida Shah​

For over 16 years, Farida Shah, has worked with the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan as well as other global stakeholders to develop, implement and evaluate midwifery education and practice initiatives, and is helping institutions address one of the most challenging healthcare issues in developing countries. 

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Adm​issions Process

Find out more about the eligibility criteria, English language requirements,
fee structure details, scholarships and all forms of financial assistance available.​