MS Social Sciences

Details & Semester Outlines for MS (Social Sciences)

There are two streams available for MS (International Relations, Economics, Psychology and Sociology) . One Stream is Course Work Based Stream and other one is Research based Stream. In Course Work Stream, the student is required to complete 10 courses of 3 credit hours each. In the Research Based Stream, the student is required to complete 8 Courses (24 Credit Hours) and Two IRS (6 Credit Hours) OR One Thesis (6 Credit Hours). In both the streams, 30 Credit hours to be completed. The time limit to earn a MS degree is from 1.5 to 4 years. The detail of two streams is as follows:

1- MS (Course Based Stream)The scheme of study is as follows:
• 02 core courses (6 Credit Hours)
• 08 Electives (24 Credit Hours)
• No IRS or Thesis
2- MS (Research Based Stream) The scheme of study is as follows:
• 02 core courses (6 Credit Hours)
• 06 Electives (18 Credit Hours)
• 02 IRSs or Thesis (6 Credit Hours)

Stream 1 – MS (Course Based Stream)

First Year

Fall Semester

SS 5121 Advanced Research Methods and Techniques-I (Qualitative)
SS 5122 Advanced Research Methods and Techniques-II (Quantitative)
SS 5xxx Elective I*
SS 5xxx Elective II

Spring Semester

SS 5xxx Elective III
SS 5xxx Elective IV
SS 5xxx Elective V
SS 5xxx Elective VI

Second Year

Fall Semester

SS 5xxx Elective VII
SS 5xxx Elective VIII

Electives (Electives in any of the following specializations)
• International Relations
• Economics
• Psychology
• Sociology

Stream 2 – MS (Research Based Stream)

First Year

Fall Semester

SS 5121 Advanced Research Methods and Techniques-I (Qualitative)
SS 5122 Advanced Research Methods and Techniques-II (Quantitative)
SS 5xxx Elective I*
SS 5xxx Elective II

Spring Semester

SS 5xxx Elective III
SS 5xxx Elective IV
SS 5xxx Elective V
SS 5xxx Elective VI

Second Year

Fall Semester

SS 5xxx Independent Research Study (I & II) OR
SS 5xxx Thesis (Part I)

* Electives (Electives in any of the following specializations)
• International Relations
• Economics
• Psychology
• Sociology

Spring Semester

SS 5xxx Thesis (Part II)

Electives

MS (International Relations)

SS 5xxx Dynamics of Security
SS 5xxx Role of Great Powers and International Relations
SS 5111 Democratization as a Global Process
SS 5306 Sacred and Secular
SS 5312 Globalization and Developing Countries
SS 5226 Issues in Pakistan’s Political and Constitutional History
SS 5402 Law and Human Rights
SS 5xxx Political Theory

SS 5xxx Globalization in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities
SS 5xxx Critical Geo-Politics
SS 5104 Politics of Geo-Economics
SS 5212 NGO Management
SS 5311 Environmental Studies
SS 5313 Intellectual Property Rights and Laws
SS 5321 History of Ideas
SS 5206 Political Economy in the Global Perspective
SS 5xxx Globalization: Issues and Debates
SS 5xxx History of Economic Thought in Contemporary Perspective

MS (Economics)

SS 5xxx Sociology of Development
SS 5xxx Social Statistics
SS 5212 NGO Management
SS 5402 Law and Human Rights
SS 5xxx Gender Issues in Global Scenario
SS 5xxx Gender, Work and Economy
SS 5xxx Gender Issues in Rural Development
SS 5xxx Sociology of Sexuality
SS 5xxx Global Governance
SS 5xxx Industrial Sociology
SS 5xxx Sociology of Migration and Urbanization
SS 5xxx Social Change and Development

SS 5xxx Population Dynamics
SS 5xxx Cultural Anthropology
SS 5xxx Gender and Human Rights
SS 5xxx Community Development and Social Mobilization
SS 5xxx Sociology of Gender Issues
SS 5xxx Women Studies
SS 5306 Sacred and Secular
SS 5xxx Globalization: Issues and Debates
SS 5xxx Sociology of Science, Knowledge and Technology
SS 5xxx Immigration in Contemporary Perspectives
SS 5302 Sustainable Development
SS 5xxx Rethinking Global Development: New Frameworks for Understanding Poverty, Inequality and Growth in 21 Century
SS 5xxx Religion and Development

MS (Psychology)

SS 5xxx Applications of Contemporary Data Analysis Tools
SS 5xxx School Psychology
SS 5xxx Community Psychology
SS 5xxx Gender Psychology
SS 5xxx Perspective in Organizational Psychology
SS 5xxx Psychology of Leadership
SS 5xxx Marketing and Consumer Psychology
SS 5xxx Assessment and Diagnosis – I
SS 5xxx Psychotherapy and Counseling- I
SS 5xxx Psychophysiology and Psychopharmacology

SS 5xxx Use, Construction
SS 5xxx Interpretation of Tests
SS 5xxx Cross-Cultural Psychology
SS 5xxx Environmental Psychology
SS 5xxx Consumer Behavior
SS 5xxx Psychological Assessment in Organizational Psychology
SS 5xxx Organizational Culture and Development
SS 5xxx Organizational Conflict and Management
SS 5xxx Assessment and Diagnosis – II
SS 5xxx Psychotherapy and Counseling- II
SS 5xxx Clinical Internship