​Master of Science in Nursing (MScN)​

AKU's School of Nursing and Midwifery (SON​AM) is the first nursing school in Pakistan to offer a Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) program​me that started in 2001.

​The curriculum for the programme is designed to have four different components: core courses, speciality tracks, thesis writing and practicum. At present, the School offers two speciality tracks including Education and Clinical Specialities. You can choose from either of these two speciality tracks. ​​

Why SONAM?

At SONAM, we focus on producing leaders who are trusted to be the best in their field and are able to make an impact in the healthcare landscape. Our programmes are recognised for their internationally benchmarked quality, innovation and affordability. ​

Curriculum Structure

Our MScN progra​mme prepares you
for advanced practice nursing roles

With a curriculum that will help practicing nurses to step up the career ladder, 
our Master's programme is also strategically designed for part-time or work-based students

Our students have access to a variety of clinical and research opportunities.

To ensure that they are ready to take their career a step ahead, the School offers a rich student life, enables access to one-on-one mentorship and on-campus learning facilities.



More about Student Life


"With such a wide array of facilities and clinical experiences, my journey at SONAM was nothing short of amazing. Gaining a Master's degree in Nursing has boosted my confidence and improved my career prospects!"

​Nadia Nazim, Class of '19


Why Nursing at AKU?

Nurses are the underappreciated heroes of the healthcare world. As the world celebrates the 'Year of the Nurse and Midwife', AKU reaffirms its commitment and remains focused on producing nurse leaders who are trusted to be the best in their field and are able to create an impact.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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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.​