At Ziauddin University we expect to develop in our graduates the following competencies:

I.    Skillful

II.   Self-directed and Life-long Learner

III.  Communicator

IV.  Collaborator

V.    Professional

VI.  Researcher

VII. Leader

 I. Skillful 
 i. Diagnose the common clinical presentations on the basis of patho-physiology, clinical features and investigation findings.
 ii.Compare various therapeutic options according to patients’ needs on the basisof indications,  contraindications, and mechanisms of action, side-effects & cost- effectiveness.
 iii.Formulate management plan of the common clinical problems on the basis of severity and complexity of the diseases
 iv. Justify the management plan with or without referral decisions by using critical reasoning skills on the basis of:
   • relevant basic, clinical & community health science knowledge by applying evidence-based medicine (EBM)
   • primary, secondary & tertiary dimensions of care to provide safe and holistic healthcare
 v. Perform the essential clinical procedures, according to the international standards and guidelines
 II. Self-directed and Life-long Learner
 vi. Perform self-evaluation of one’s own learning needs in relevance to the evolving societal needs.
 vii. Update one’s own knowledge & skills in line with the changing evidence based Practice to contribute effectively.
 III. Communicator 
 viii. Respond to the diverse academic community using a wide range of verbal and written modes of communication effectively.
 IV. Collaborator 
 ix. Collaborate with a range of professionals within and across the disciplines in a conducive learning environment to  achieve safe patient care.
 x.  Engage in intellectual exchange of knowledge with peers to address important research issues.
 V. Professional
 xi.  Maintain the highest standards of personal, academic and professional integrity within and across the disciplines. xii. Respond constructively to the opinions of peers and teachers in a conducivelearning environment.
 xiii. Demonstrate accountability to patients as well as colleagues and accept responsibility for errors.
 xiv. Apply ethical principles in treating patients and conducting research.
 VI. Researcher
 xv.   Engage in original research work adopting latest technological, methodological, or theoretical approach.
 xvi.  Demonstrate safety protocols and/or ethical considerations in research activities.
 xvii. Disseminate research findings to the academic community and to the stakeholders in society in an ethical manner.
 VII. Leader
 xviii. Demonstrate resilience during peer interactions, providing them equal opportunities to contribute in curricular and extra-curricular activities.