MS Social Sciences

Details & Semester Outlines for MS (Social Sciences)

There are two streams available for MS SS (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)

**(Offering may fluctuate as per university policy)
* 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 5431 Dynamics of Security
SS 5439 Globalization in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities
SS 5436 Role of Great Powers and International Relations
SS 5437 Critical Geo-Politics
SS 5104 Politics of Geo-Economics
SS 5111 Democratization as a Global Process
SS 5212 NGO Management
SS 5306 Sacred and Secular

SS 5311 Environmental Studies
SS 5312 Globalization and Developing Countries
SS 5313 Intellectual Property Rights and Laws
SS 5321 History of Ideas
SS 5206 Political Economy in the Global Perspective
SS 5313 Intellectual Property Rights and Laws
SS 5321 History of Ideas
SS 5443 Human Rights in International Perspective
SS 5xxx Globalization: Issues and Debates
SS 5441 Globalization: Issues and Debates
SS 5434 Political Theory
SS 5442 History of Economic Thought in Contemporary Perspective
SS 5438 Foreign Policy of Pakistan

MS (Economics)

SS 5234 International Trade
SS 5236 Economic Growth and Development
SS 5202 Monetary Economics
SS 5203 Public Finance
SS 5439 Globalization in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities
SS 5xxx Gender, Work and Economy
SS 5223 Financial Time Series
SS 5305 Political Economy of Pakistan
SS 5214 Public Policy Management
SS 5322 Topics in Political Economy
SS 5327 Development Economics and Sustainability
SS 5312 Globalization and Developing Countries

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
SS 5321 History of Ideas
SS 5228 Corporate Governance
SS 5231 Advanced Microeconomics
SS 5232 Advanced Macroeconomics
SS 5233 Advanced Econometrics
SS 5442 History of Economic Thought in Contemporary Perspective
SS 5235 Gender Work and Economy
SS 5432 Gender Issues in Rural Development
SS 5237 Advanced Labour Economics

MS (Sociology)

SS 5332 Sociology of Development
SS 5345 Population Dynamics
SS 5348 Social Statistics
SS 5217 Cultural Anthropology
SS 5212 NGO Management
SS 5331 Gender and Human Rights
SS 5402 Law and Human Rights
SS 5336 Community Development and Social Mobilization
SS 5339 Gender Issues in Global Scenario
SS 5333 Sociology of Gender Issues

SS 5352 Women Studies
SS 5306 Sacred and Secular
SS 5351 Sociology of Sexuality
SS 5441 Globalization: Issues and Debates
SS 5215 Global Governance
SS 5349 Sociology of Science, Knowledge and Technology
SS 5342 Industrial Sociology
SS 5341 Immigration in Contemporary Perspectives
SS 5335 Sociology of Migration and Urbanization
SS 5302 Sustainable Development
SS 5334 Social Change and Development
SS 5347 Rethinking Global Development: New Frameworks for Understanding Poverty, Inequality and Growth in 21 Century
SS 5337 Community Organizing and Development
SS 5346 Religion and Development
SS 5344 Population and Development: Current Issues and Future Implications
SS 5338 Contemporary Sociological Thoughts
SS 5343 Leadership in Sociology: Theory and Practice
SS 5353 Foundational Sociological Perspective

MS (Psychology)

SS 5461 Applications of Contemporary Data Analysis Tools
SS 5435 Use, Construction and Interpretation of Tests
SS 5423 School Psychology
SS 5422 Cross-Cultural Psychology
SS 5463 Community Psychology
SS 5465 Environmental Psychology
SS 5433 Gender Psychology
SS 5464 Consumer Behavior
SS 5421 Perspective in Organizational Psychology
SS 5469 Psychological Assessment in Organizational Psychology

SS 5471 Psychology of Leadership
SS 5468 Organizational Culture and Development
SS 5468 Organizational Culture and Development
SS 5466 Marketing and Consumer Psychology
SS 5467 Organizational Conflict and Management
SS 5328 Assessment and Diagnosis-I
SS 5411 Assessment and Diagnosis-II
SS 5319 Psychotherapy and Counseling-I
SS 5419 Psychotherapy and Counseling-II
SS 5329 Psychophysiology and Psychopharmacology
SS 5462 Clinical Internship

Two interdisciplinary courses can be allowed with approval of the both Program Managers subject to the relevance of courses. Elective courses may vary from time to time.