MSc in Epidemiology & Biostatistics

MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

This programme has been designed to train health professionals to have an in-depth knowledge of epidemiology, biostatistics and their application in analysing major public health issues in Pakistan and developing countries with a focused approach to regional problems and needs.

Graduates of the programme are expected to play a leading role in the field of public health by analysing major public health problems.

Programme Objectives

After completing the programme, graduates are expected to be able to:

  • Understand the principals of epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Critically identify public health problems and use epidemiology and biostatistics to characterise them at the population level
  • Design and conduct epidemiological studies, manage and analyse data and use results to design interventions
  • Apply epidemiological principles to public health problems in the context of resource limitations of developing countries