The aim of the M.Phil Political Science program is to prepare students for roles in sectors of academia, research, legislation, mass-media, non-governmental agencies and public policy by inculcating knowledge of political processes and skills. The degree emphasizes the research-led study of government and political institutions from area-specific and comparative perspectives, and provides a range of educational experiences in a variety of learning environments to develop written and oral communication skills as well as other technical skills. It provides solid foundation for a wide range of careers, including academic, professional, commercial, diplomatic and governmental positions.
|Sr. No.||Course Type||Course Title||Cr. Hrs.|
|1||Major||Constitutional Law & Litigation||3|
|3||Major||Gender & Politics||3|
|1||Major||Advanced Research Methodology||3|
|3||Major||Conflict Resolution & Peace-Building||3|
|4||Major||Federalism & Ethnicity in Pakistan||3|
|Semester III & IV|
|Total Degree Credit Hours||30|
|Sr. No.||List of Elective courses|
|1||Contemporary Political Philosophy|
|2||Democratization in the Developing Countries|
|4||Good Governance & Accountability|
|5||Role of Regional and International Organization in World Politics|
An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.