Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Behavioral Sciences offers multidisciplinary approach to study human behavior which aims at providing students with strong academic foundation along with preparing them for the challenges of graduate study and career.

Brief Histroy:Fatima Jinnah Women University initiated the discipline of Behavioral Sciences for the first time in Pakistan at the university level in 1999. The program fulfills the national need to have trained mental health professionals in multidisciplinary and eclectic approach towards evidence based applications of human behavior in various settings. The Department of Behavioral Sciences offers three HEC recognized degree programs i.e., Bachelors in Behavioral Sciences, MPhil and PhD in Psychology. The department is planning to offer Bachelor in Clinical Psychology, MPhil in Clinical Psychology and Advanced Diploma in Clinical Psychology. The graduates of Behavioral Sciences Department are working in diverse fields as academicians, clinical psychologists, School Counselors, Speech therapists, Psychologists in Armed forces, Police Psychologists, Social Workers, and Researchers.


The vision of the Department of Behavioral Sciences is to help students to understand, explore and improve human behavior in context of biological, psychological, social and cultural perspectives through education and research. The program intends to train and develop Behavioral Scientists with a strong focus on developing ethical standards and pragmatic approach to meet the individual and societal needs of Pakistan.


The department of Behavioral Sciences strives to provide knowledge through the experiential academic learning environment. The students are trained to explore their full potential in the field of Behavioral Sciences, develop civic responsibility and contribute in improving the mental health and quality of life of community.

Bachelor Degree Program


Bachelors in Behavioral Sciences
Award: Bachelors in Behavioral Sciences
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 4 Years

Graduate Program


M. Phil in Psychology
Award: M. Phil in Psychology
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 2 Years

PhD Program(s)


PhD in Psychology
Award: PhD in Psychology
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 3 Years

Important Contacts

Dr. Iram Gul

Ms. Nosheen Naseer