Master of Science in Nursing


Master of Science in Nursing

Aga Khan University Pakistan
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Master of Science in Nursing is a Masters program taught at Aga Khan University Pakistan, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with part-time options. To successfully obtain Master of Science in Nursing from Aga Khan University Pakistan you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Master of Science in Nursing you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Nurse.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) programme, first of its kind in Pakistan, is a two-year programme that prepares advanced practice nurses who will develop innovative, practical solutions to complex health problems from a scientific perspective. 

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master of Science in Nursing at Aga Khan University Pakistan for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Aga Khan University Pakistan.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Aga Khan University Pakistan as pre-requiste for admission in Master of Science in Nursing.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

In order to apply for the MScN programme, the candidates must have completed 16 years of education and meet requirements from one of the following routes:

Route I

  • Secondary School Certificate (SSC) (science​ group) or equivalent

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) (pre-medical) or equivalent

  • Four-year BScN degree and transcript attested from Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (HEC)

  • Minimum 2 years of clinical experience as RN by January 1, 2022 including one-year Internship in a hospital

  • Valid registration with the Pakistan Nursing Council or equivalent

Route II

  • Secondary School Certificate (any group)

  • Three-year General Nursing Diploma (RN)

  • One-year midwifery diploma (RM) or any post basic speciality for male in lieu of midwifery

  • Completion of three compulsory courses:  English, Islamic Studies / Ethics and Pakistan Studies at BA/BSc level, as required to HEC

  • Two-years’ Post-RN BScN Degree with a minimum of 60 credit hours

  • Two-years’ clinical experience (one-year before Post-RN BScN and one-year after Post-RN BScN)

  • Valid r​egistration with the Pakistan Nursing Council or equivalent

  • Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (HEC) equivalence of 16 years in relevant field for candidates applying with Post-RN BScN or foreign degree

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

Nursing practice in both rural and urban areas will be emphasized with the student selecting their specialty areas of advanced practice.

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