Faculty Profile


Dr. Taraq Waheed
Acting Head of Department (Social Sciences)
Program Manager MS (SS)/ BS (SS)

PhD - Political Sciences (Aligarh Muslim University)
Mr. Wajid Zulqarnain
Program Manager BMS

M. Phil in Mass Communication (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
Dr. Shamim A. Sahibzada
Program Manager MS (DS)

PhD-Economics (State University of New York, USA)


MS (Development Studies)


The student I srequired to complete 6 couses,2 Independent studies (IS) and a thesis ,with a minimum of 30 credit hours.The break up of 30 credit hours is as follow:

Course Structure
  • 2 Compulsory courses
  • 2 Core Courses
  • 2 Independent Studies (ISs)
  • 2 Electives Courses
  • Thesis or 2 Electives Courses

FIRST YEAR


FALL SEMESTER
DS 5101 Research Methodologies (Pre-Requisite)
DS 5102 Statistical Methods (Pre-Requisite)
DS 5xxx Core I
Ds 5xxx Elective I

SPRING SEMESTER
DS 5xxx Core II
DS 5xxx Elective II
DS 5108 Independent Study II (Compulsory)

SUMMER SEMESTER
DS 5208 Independent Study II (Compulsory)

SECOND YEAR


FALL SEMESTER
DS 5409 Thesis or 02 additional courses

CORE COURSES


DS 5xxx Theories of Development
DS 5xxx Development Management
DS 5xxx Disasters and Development
DS 5xxx Sustainable Development


ELECTIVES


DS 5103 the Economics of Developing Countries
DS 5xxx Political Economy of Pakistan
DS 5xxx Globalization and Developing Countries
DS 5xxx Public Policy Management
DS 5xxx Gender and Development

Maximum two interdisciplinary courses can be allowed with the approval of the concerned program managers. Elective courses may vary from time to time. All courses many not necessarily be offered every year/Alternate courses may be substituted as and when needed.

Summer semester is not a regular semester. Only 03 credit hours can be registered in Summer Semester. IS will be presented in Fall Semester.