BS Social Sciences of Health


BS program in Social Sciences of Health aims at understanding the relationship between health and human society through analytical lens of social science disciplines.

What is Unique about this Program?
  • The teaching faculty consists of specialists from fields of Anthropology, Economics, Political Studies, Psychology, Sociology, History, Mathematics Public Health, Bio-medicine, Geography, Media Sciences and Technology to provide a holistic interdisciplinary perspective on health issues.
  • The interdisciplinary nature of the program is conducive to learning skills outside the classroom through community engagement.
  • The approach of the program is an interdisciplinary perspective of health, social sciences and humanities which enhances understanding of health in terms of diverse cultural outlooks.
Career Prospects:
  • Medical social workers in hospital, community, specialized medical settings, government or health sector organizations
  • Health educators (health awareness and promotion)
  • Patient rights advocates
  • Health care administrators in diverse health settings
  • Physician associates
  • Clinical outreach officers (health researchers)
  • University Management Trainees (UMTs) for NUMS campuses countrywide.
  • Future career path as behavioral sciences faculty in medical and dental colleges.
Admission Criteria/Eligibility:
  • F.Sc (Pre-Medical or Pre-Engineering), F.A., ICS, I.Com, A Levels, High School Diploma, International Baccalaureate or equivalent qualification with minimum 60% aggregate marks
  • NAT (General) with minimum 50% of cumulative score OR NUMS Admission Test
  • Interview


Interdisciplinary General Courses

Foundation (Core) Courses

Major/Elective Courses

Introduction to History

Anthropology of Religion

Medical Anthropology

Introduction to Political Science

Health Economics

Social Theories

Introduction to Economics

Bio-Medical Approaches to Health

Advanced Methods in Health Research

Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Health Research

Geography of Health

Introduction to Law and Human Rights

Health Psychology

Medical Systems: A Comparative Perspective

Introduction to Geography

Gender and Health

Health Policy and Planning

Introduction to Linguistics

Introduction to Public Health

Population Dynamics and Health

Introduction to Anthropology

Arts and Design in Health

Health Informatics


Health Communication

Globalization and Health



Health and Environment



Health Professional Education



History of Medicine



Introduction to Biomedicine

Commencement of Session


Tentative Date

Admissions start

January 2019

Merit List display

February 2019

Commencement of Academic year

Last Week of February 2019

Tuition Fee

Fee Structure

BS Social Sciences of Health

Tuition Fee

Pkr 90,000/semester

Admission Fee

Pkr 20,000 (One Time)

Security Fee

Pkr 10,000 (Refundable)