BS Respiratory Therapy (RT) is a 4-year degree program to train students to be leaders in their field of specialization. The RT graduates will be equipped to demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate clinical information as a respiratory care practitioner and apply problem-solving and critical thinking skills in all areas of respiratory care, especially during diseases like Covid-19. The program focuses on providing students with appropriate knowledge, hands-on training, and techniques of the foundation courses in all skills necessary to fulfill the role as a respiratory care practitioner. Ultimately, graduates will be equipped with the technical skills needed to provide respiratory care accurately and efficiently in laboratory and clinical areas and to display a professional attitude to the code of ethics.


The Department at NUR International University and Fatima Memorial Hospital has contributed greatly to the country’s catalog of Applied Healthcare Education. It has nourished not only the education sector where leading scholars are provided to various public and private sector universities and medical colleges in Pakistan but also will deliver expert Respiratory Therapists to the developing healthcare industry with high standards of the skilled and holistic approach. Our faculty holds impressive credentials from leading international universities and includes acclaimed experts and scholars with significant publications to their credit, and continue to advance within their respective research interests.

Graduate of this degree can work: As a respiratory therapist in hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, sleep disorder centers, rehabilitation, long-term acute care and skilled nursing facilities, patients’ homes, patient transport systems, physicians’ offices, wellness centers; as athletic trainer; can work as policy maker in local, state, and federal government agencies and public health departments; as an academician to teaching to under and post graduates; as a researcher.


The graduates of the program may pursue their career as respiratory units in various intensive care units, general hospital floors, rehabilitation center, sub-acute unit, home care pediatrics, pulmonary function labs, education Coordinators, college or university faculty. In the public sector, they are eligible for direct recruitment in gazetted pay scale (BS-17) in Clinical or Cadre and BS-18 in Teaching Cadre, after their post-graduation.

Faculty: Applied Sciences

Department: Respiratory Therapy

Program Duration 4 Years
Program type Full Time
Total Credit Hours 122
Intake Fall/ Spring Semester
Semester 1 Semester 2
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
GEC-111 Functional English 3(3-0) GEC-121 Writing and communication Skills 3(3-0)
GEC-113 Behavioral Sciences 3 (2-1) GEC-123 Sociology/Mass Comm. 3 (3-0)
GEC-114 Introduction to Mathematics 3(3-0) GEC-124 Introduction to CS 3 (3-0)
GEC-115 General Pathology 3(3-0) GEC-125 Philosophy 3(3-0)
RT-111 Human Anatomy-I 3(3-0) RT-121 Human Physiology-I 3(3-0)
 Semester 3 Semester 4
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
GEC-211 Technical Writing and Presentation Skills 3(3-0) RT-221 Human Anatomy-II 3 (2-1)
GEC-212 Pakistan Studies 2 (2-0) DIS-221 Human Physiology-II  3 (2-1)
GEC-213 Islamic Studies 2 (2-0) DIS-222 Biosafety and bioethics 3(2-1)
DIS-211 Entrepreneurship 3 (3-0) DIS-223 Basic Biochemistry-II 3(2-1))
DIS-212 Basic Biochemistry-I 3 (3-0) RT-222 General Pathology 3 (3-0)

Summer – Supervised Clinical Internship 3 (0-3)

Semester 5 Semester 6
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
RT-311 Cardiorespiratory anatomy-I 3 (2-1) RT-321 Cardiorespiratory anatomy-II 3 (2-1)
RT-312 Cardiorespiratory physiology-I 3 (2-1) RT-322 Cardiorespiratory physiology-II 3(2-1)
RT-313 Cardiorespiratory microbiology-I 3 (2-1) RT-323 Cardiorespiratory microbiology-II 3(2-1)
RT-314 Cardiorespiratory pharmacology-I 3(2-1 ) DIS-321 Cardiorespiratory pharmacology-II 3(3-0)
DIS-313 Respiratory care techniques-I 3(3-0) RT-324 Respiratory care techniques-II 3(2-1)

Summer – Supervised Clinical Internship 3 (0-3)

Semester 7  Semester 8
Code Subject Credit Hours Code Subject Credit Hours
RT-411 Cardiorespiratory diseases-I 3 (2-1) RT-421 Cardiorespiratory diseases-II 3 (2-1)
RT-412 General respiratory care-I 3 (2-1) RT-422 Research project 6 (0-6)
RT-413 Pediatrics respiratory care-I 3 (2-1) RT-423 Pediatrics respiratory care-II 3 (2-1)
DIS-411 Research methodologies 3 (2-1) RT-424 General respiratory care-II 3 (2-1)
RT-414 Medical instrumentation and techniques 3 (2-1)

Intermediate (Pre-Medical) or equivalent recognized qualification with minimum 45% marks or CGPA 2.50/4.00.

Program Duration (years) Admission Fee Security Deposit Semester Tuition Fee (PKR)
BS Respiratory Therapy 4 20,000 5,000 70,000

Other Charges Chart

Other Charges Amount (PKR)
Application Processing Fee (One time Charges) 1,500
Clubs & Societies Fund 1,500
Semester Enrollment Fund 2,000
Practical Learning Lab* 1,500
Semester Examination Fee 2,000
Admission Fee (One time Charges)
Security Deposit (One time charges – Refundable)

*Practical Learning Lab charges are not applicable in case of MS Nutrition & Dietetics, MPhil
Physiology, MS Economics, MBA (1.5 / 2 Years)


• The above Fee Structure does not include any govt. taxes and students will be charged taxes u/s 236 I of income tax ordinance. Students will be charged taxes when their annual fee would be more than PKR 200,000/-
• The fees and related charges are subject to revision at any time against non-proportionate inflation or an increase in the cost of the provision of services
• Additional Per Credit Hour Fee will be charged for Summer Semester or separate course offered during the normal tenure to meet the deficiency requirement
• To get the refund of security original receipt must be presented.