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BS Dermal Technology

Course Facts
Study Level Study Mode Program Duration Credit Hours

Under Graduate


10 Semesters (5 years)


Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate (Pre-Medical) with minimum 55% marks or equivalent


By the end of the BS Dermal Technology program, graduating health care professionals will be able to:

1. Work as team members in pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry in production, quality assurance, marketing and research of skin care products

2. Guide clients regarding skin care and perform noninvasive cosmetics procedures independently

3. Work with Dermatologists as part of a skin care team, in primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare settings, assisting in management of Dermatologic diseases and invasive procedures

4. Pursuit an academic career in allied health sciences undergraduate programs

5. Contribute in promoting a research culture by conducting and publishing good quality research

Role and Scope

1. Cosmetic scientist

2. Cosmetologist

3. Physician associate

4. Teacher

5. Researcher

Schema of study

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-101 Islamic Studies /Ethics 2(2-0)
ENG-101 English I (Reading & Writing Skills) 3(3-0)
MATH-101 Mathematics 3(3-0)
CS-101 Introduction to Information & Communication Technologies 3(2-1)
BIO-101 Biochemistry 3(2-1)
ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation I 1(1-0)
  Credit Hours 15

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHYSI-101 Physiology 3(2-1)
ANA-101 Anatomy 3(2-1)
PS-101 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
ENG-102 English II (Communication Skills) 3(3-0)
ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation II 1(1-0)
CHEM-102 Organic Chemistry (Basics) 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 15

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation III 1(1-0)
ENG-201 English III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills) 3(3-0)
PSY-201 Psychology 3(3-0)
PHARM-201 Pharmacology 3(2-1)
DMS-211 Structure & Function of Skin 3(2-1)
CHEM-201 Organic Chemistry (Advanced) 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 16

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation IV 1(1-0)
GEN-201 Sociology 3(3-0)
DNS-201 Principles of Nutrition and Health 2(2-0)
PAT-203 Pathology (Pathophysiology of Skin Diseases) 3(2-1)
DMS-213 Cosmetic Sciences-I (Fundamentals) 3(3-0)
DMS-214 Therapeutics 3(3-0)
DMS-215 Community Dermatology 2(2-0)
  Credit Hours 17


Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT-301 Entrepreneurship 3(3-0)
STAT-301 Biostatistics 3(3-0)
DMS-311 Regulation/Legislation of Cosmetic Products 2(2-0)
DMS-312 Cosmetic Sciences-II (Manufacturing Cosmetic Formulations, Labeling and Packaging) 3(2-1)
DMS-313 Infections and Infestations 3(2-1)
DMS-314 Adverse Effects of Cosmetics and Drugs 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 17

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GEN-302 Patient Care 2(2-0)
GEN-310 Research Methodology 3(2-1)
DMS-315 Dermatology and Internal Medicine 3(3-0)
DMS-316 Cosmetic Sciences-III (Dispensing of Manufactured Formulations) 3(2-1)
DMS-317 Inflammatory Skin Diseases 3(3-0)
DMS-318 Photobiology and Phototherapy 2(1-1)
  Credit Hours 16

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
DMS-411 LASERS in Aesthetics 3(2-1)
DMS-412 Cosmetic Sciences-IV (Chemical Analysis and Stability) 3(2-1)
DMS-413 Sexually Transmitted Infections 3(2-1)
DMS-414 Disorders of Pigmentation 3(2-1)
DMS-415 Skin Care in All Ages 3(3-0)
DMS-416 Research Proposal 2(0-2)
  Credit Hours 17


Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT-413 Marketing Management 3(3-0)
DMS-410 Hair, Nails and Mucosal Disorders 3(3-0)
DMS-417 Psychosocial Impact of Skin Disease and Health Economics 2(2-0)
DMS-418 Perfumery 3(3-0)
DMS-419 Research Project 4(0-4)
  Credit Hours 15

Semester 9

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
DMS-511 Professionalism and Employability Skills 2(0-2)
DMS-512 Supervised Skincare Practice I 6(0-6)
DMS-513 Cosmetic Procedures I 6(0-6)
DMS-514 Teledermatology and Clinical Photography 3(0-3)
  Credit Hours 17


Semester 10

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
DMS-515 Equipment Care 2(0-2)
DMS-516 Supervised Skincare Practice II 6(0-6)
DMS-517 Cosmetic Procedures II 6(0-6)
DMS-518 Wound management 3(0-3)
  Credit Hours 17
  Total Credit Hours 162