The purpose of the Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) program is to produce effective leaders and scholars in health professions education, who can manage the change & bring reform in medical education at national level and effectively to direct the future health care delivery systems. The Masters of Health Professions Education (MHPE) provides an educational research foundation for teaching, assessment and leadership in health professions education.

The MHPE curriculum comprises of twelve courses which focus on the application of learning principles to educational practice. The post-graduation in Health Professions Education is a credential for educational leadership. It is a two year, 04 semester’s long program. Maters in HPE will be awarded on successful completion of 12 Courses (Basic & Advance Level) in semester # 03 and submission of quality Thesis / Dissertation.

The program directors regularly annually:

  • Initiate the procedures for regularly reviewing and updating program structure and functions based on international standards (WFME) and national accreditation bodies (HEC & PMDC).
  • Have a system for rectifying documented deficiencies.
  • Base the process of renewal on results  of  program evaluation  and  wider  changes  in educational knowledge, theory and practice, where appropriate.

Vision Statement

Masters in Health Professions Education of Riphah International University endeavors to promote excellence in teaching & learning and broaden the horizon of rigorous research by generating communities of leaders and scholars. It will also promote the mission of Riphah International University.

Mission Statement

The mission of this masters program is to prepare and generate leaders and scholars in Health Professions Education who will of initiating and sustaining academic development & change in their institutions and covert their teaching into scholarly work both locally & globally.

Outcomes of Program

  • Developed the basic competencies of teaching and assessment necessary to become a reflective teacher practitioner.
  • Understood core theoretical principles of teaching, learning and assessment and demonstrated their abilities to apply these to their own educational contexts.
  • Understood core theoretical principles of management, leadership and curriculum development, and demonstrated their abilities to apply these to their own educational contexts.
  • Developed competencies of curriculum development and leadership to become reflective educational leaders.
  • Understood core theoretical principles of educational research and demonstrated their abilities to apply these through their own independent research study.
  • Developed competencies of becoming educational researchers.Developed important transferable academic skills (e.g. reflection, critical thinking, academic writing, information literacy and autonomous study skills).

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All Health Professionals with a bachelor’s degree (minimum 16 yrs of education).
  • Minimum basic qualification: MBBS, BDS, DPT, D-Pharmacy and BS.c Nursing Portfolios.
  • Interview, will be taken by the admission committee.
  • Be fluent in English as judged in interview.
  • Be conversant in using computer and Internet.
  • Candidate shall have to appear in university based entry test.

Course Facts

Study Level Study Mode Program Length Credit Hours Intake Contact Sessions 1st Year Fee
Post-Graduate Full Time 2 Years (4 Semesters) 32

Fall Semester


10 Days ( Contact Session )
Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Rs-/. 310,243/- (Excluding Tax)

Entry To MHPE

Eligibility Seats Selection Criteria Scholarships Offered at Start Date Application
MBBS/BDS/ BSc Nursing/ DPT / Pharm-D 25

  1-  Academic Qualification
  2-  Entry Test
  3-  Interview


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Program Structure

The Content of the whole program is spirally structured including ‘educational research course’. The content of the courses are organized into module format. During the contact sessions, the course content will be delivered through interactive lecture, Small Group Activities, mini projects, students presentations, journal club and PBL followed by the evidence based assignments which are to be done through distance learning.

Course Code Name Credit Hours
MHAS7141 Basic principles of Assessment planning & designing 1
MHCR7122 Basic principles of Curriculum planning & designing 2
MHTL7113 Introduction to Health Professions Education and Teaching & Learning 3
MHLE7132 Learning and Educational Psychology 2
Course Code Name Credit Hours
MHAS7222 Assessment of and for learning: Principles, theories, planning & designing 2
MHCR7213 Curriculum: Development & implementation 3
MHPEt7242 Professional Ethics 2
MHPE7231 Program Evaluation: Planning, designing and implementation in Health Professions Education 1
Course Code Name Credit Hours
MHEL7332 Educational Leadership, Management, and Professionalism 2
MHQM7342 Quality Management in Health professions Education 2
MHRS7323 Research Essential Skills in Health Professions Education 3
MHSI7311 Scholarship and innovation in HPE 1
Course Code Name Credit Hours
Thesis/Dissertation Writing & Checking 8