UPES introduces new integrated Health Science programs


UPES, Dehradun, a NAAC ‘A’ grade accredited multidisciplinary university, has introduced new undergraduate and post graduate programs in its School of Health Sciences from the academic session 2021.

The new programs launched 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 programs are designed bearing in mind the industry demands and to equip the students with the right skill sets making them readily employable.

New integrated BSc.-MSc. programs

UPES School of Health Sciences has launched three new integrated undergraduate BSc.-MSc. Programs which are of 4 year duration and on successful completion, students will be given an integrated B.Sc.-M.Sc. degree.

Integrated BSc.-MSc. (Clinical Research) with specialisations in Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Regulatory Affairs

Integrated BSc.-MSc. (Nutrition & Dietetics) with specialisations in Dietetics and Holistic Wellness, Nutraceutical and Nutritional Policy

Integrated BSc.-MSc. (Microbiology) with specializations in Food and Environmental Microbiology and Medical and Pharmaceutical Microbiology

A 2 year post graduate program- MSc. (Pharmacology and Toxicology) with two specialisations, Applied Clinical Pharmacology and Molecular and Biochemical Toxicology.

New Integrated BTech. MBA programs

UPES School of Health Sciences has introduced integrated 5-year BTech. MBA programs. Unlike the typical BTech. + MBA programs which usually takes 6 years, these programs are for 5 years saving students one year. Under these courses students will be receiving two specialisations, one in the BTech. and other in the MBA course.

BTech. MBA (Food Technology) with specialization in Food Plant Engineering or Food Biotechnology under Food Technology electives and specialization in Product Management or Marketing under management electives.

BTech. – MBA (Biotechnology) with specialization 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 programs, a new BTech. (Biotechnology) a four-year degree program has been launched with specialization in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Biosimilars or Plant Biotechnology.

Along with the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, the School has also introduced PhD programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Microbiology, and Food and Nutrition Sciences.

UPES is a multi-disciplinary university and offers specialized under-graduate and post-graduate programs through its seven schools- School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Design, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, and School of Modern Media.



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