MS Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Epidemiology is a branch of science that concentrates on public health, diseases prevailing in the society, the pattern and risk of illnesses in a particular population, and prevention of the conditions. In contrast, biostatics is the perfect combo of biological sciences and statistical tools, techniques, and methods for identifying, analyzing, and outcomes of the data relevant to human health. Master in Science of Epidemiology & Biostatistics is a unique balance of both science disciplines to attain better public health. MS in Epidemiology & Biostatistics aims to promote the research culture and learn and practice statistical tools to analyze the data related to public health at a large scale population.

Core Courses

  • Health Administration
  • Environmental Health
  • Data management and Analysis in Public health
  • Infectious disease epidemiology
  • Social and behavioral aspects of health
  • Biostatics
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Seminar in Archaeology
  • Seminar in ethnology

Eligibility Criteria

  • 16 years of education in relevant field.
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


In terms of career, the Master in Science of Epidemiology and Biostatistics never disappoints any holder of this skill-based degree. Tremendous job opportunities are available for the professionals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. As this degree deals with public health, public health centers recruit skilled professionals nationally and internationally. Moreover, they are in high demand in research centers that identify, analyze, assess, and treat diseases at population levels using advanced statistical tools and strategies. It is such a professional degree that students, on completion of the Master’s program, come into the practical field and serve the institutes with their expertise and capabilities. In addition, the scope of the Master’s program hugely relies on the professional attitude, skills, and learning of the students. Moreover, it demands passion, determination, practice, and resilience throughout the study program and career. Following are some career possibilities for the professionals:

  • Research Data Analyst
  • Research Assistant in Health Economics
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Director of Epidemiology
  • Communicable Disease Nurse
  • Research Coordinator
  • Senior Analyst

Universities Offering MS Epidemiology & Biostatistics in Pakistan

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