SZABIST offers the MS Degree (M.Phil equivalent) leading to a Ph.D Degree in Social Sciences in the specialized fields of Economics, International Relations, Political Science, Gender Studies, Education, Public Administration, NGO Management, Law & Human Rights, Public Policy, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology.
MS can be completed during the evenings in 1.5 year after the four year Bachelor or a Master degree. 8 MS courses and Thesis are required to graduate. A total of 30 credit hours must be completed.
For admission to the MS Program, the candidate must have:
Sixteen years of education in a related field with minimum 55% marks / CGPA 2.50 from a HEC recognized institution.
Passed the SZABIST MS Entrance Examination (the candidate may also submit acceptable score on the GRE subject examination or NTS score).
Passed the Selection Interview with the SZABIST Graduate Committee.
For non relevant degrees, the candidate will require to register for additional courses as core requirements.
Financial Assistance in the form of Teaching/ Research Associateship is available to needy and meritorious students. Candidates should apply early.
SZABIST shaped me from an ordinary learner to a scholastic student in just the first two semesters of MS-SS. It re-directed my thoughts and outlook in the way of Research. The multifarious faculty of SZABIST has enhanced my learning incomparably. It has shown me a new world-the world of Research, while inculcating the values of excellence in my life. Because of the high-caliber Faculty, I now have a valuable stock of knowledge, including but not limited to the tools of research, both quantitative and qualitative. The enchanting atmosphere of the Campus, the facilitating and cooperative staff, and the academically productive environment helped me in achieving my objective optimally and satisfactorily. I am thankful to my alma mater for such incredible training and experience.