Health Policy and Management

The Aga Khan University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
10500 USD/year
4392 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Health Policy and Management programme at The Aga Khan University offers high quality education with a blend of theory and practice. It is designed to train professionals in strategic and operational planning, policy analysis, health systems research and development and in institutional management.  ​​


The Health Policy and Management programme at The Aga Khan University offers full-time and part-time study options. It also offers selected courses as "Standalone Courses" for individuals wishing to enhance their knowledge in specific areas.

Programme Objectives​​​​​

  • The goal is to train professionals in heal​th systems planning, implementation and research.​​​​​
  • To prepare leaders in designing, implementing and monitoring of health care programmes in response to health needs of Pakistan and developing countries.
  • To develop professionals with comprehensive skills in health policy development and analysis and implementation.
  • To produce professionals with conceptual and technical skills in institutional management.
  • To provide tools to professionals to function at all levels of the health care system (policy, programmatic, service delivery) and in different organisational settings.

Programme Structure

  • This is a two-year programme comprising of 4 semesters involving coursework, practicum and thesis. Teaching methods are interactive and diverse comprising of lectures, tutorials, discussions, e-learning, and site visits. 
  • The programme has a continuous evaluation system including presentations, quizzes, and mid-semester and final assessments during each semester. Students will have access to the latest information through Internet and a well-equipped library and inter library loan service.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Sixteen years of schooling or 4-year education (124-136 credit hours) after HSSC/FA/FSc/Grade 12 equivalent” from an accredited / recognized university in Sciences / Health Sciences including but not limited to a BSc (Biology, Biological Sciences, Physics, Physical Sciences), DPT, MBBS, BDS, BScN, DVM, D. Pharm, B Pharm (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4392 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Health Policy and Management
The Aga Khan University