UPES introduces integrated Health Science programmes

Friday, 07 May 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

UPES has introduced undergraduate and post graduate programmes in its School of Health Sciences from the academic session 2021. The new programmes will offer students integrated modules with specialisations and options to choose from various minor electives. There has been a surge in the need for skilled healthcare workers so these programmes are designed bearing in mind the industry demands and to equip the students with the right skill sets making them readily employable.

UPES School of Health Sciences has launched three new integrated undergraduate BSc-MSc programmes of four-year duration. These include integrated BSc-MSc (Clinical Research) with specialisations in Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Regulatory Affairs, integrated BSc-MSc (Nutrition and Dietetics) with specialisations in Dietetics and Holistic Wellness and Nutraceutical and Nutritional Policy, integrated BSc-MSc (Microbiology) with specialisations in Food and Environmental Microbiology and Medical and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, a two-year post graduate MSc (Pharmacology and Toxicology)with two specialisations- Applied Clinical Pharmacology and Molecular and Biochemical Toxicology. The university has also introduced integrated five-year BTech- MBA programmes. These include BTech.- MBA (Food Technology) with specialisation in Food Plant Engineering or Food Biotechnology under Food Technology electives and specialisation in Product Management or Marketing under management electives and BTech- MBA (Biotechnology)with specialisation in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Biosimilars or Plant Biotechnology under Biotechnology electives and specialization in Biotechnology Product Management or Biotechnology Marketing under management electives. Apart from the integrated programmes, a new BTech (Biotechnology) a four-year degree programme has been launched with specialisation in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Biosimilars or Plant Biotechnology. PhD programmes in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Microbiology and Food and Nutrition Sciences have also been introduced.

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