Department of Sociology > MSc Courses

MSc Courses



The program offers 60 credit hours courses work and field research for the completion of the Master degree in Sociology from the Quaid-i-Azam University. A student is required to take 12 compulsory courses of 36 credit hours and a compulsory field work, Thesis and written comprehensive examination compulsory courses of 09 credit hours. In addition to the above mentioned two categories of the courses students will also take 15 credit hours courses from the given list of optional courses. The details of the courses are given below.


Compulsory Courses: 27 Credit Hours
Optional Courses: 27 Credit Hours
Fieldwork & Thesis: 06 Credit Hours


Compulsory Courses

SOC-300  Introduction to Sociology (3 Credits)

SOC-301  Classical & Contemporary Sociological Theories (3 Credits)

SOC-302  Sociological Research Methods(3 Credits)

SOC-303  Social Demography (3 Credits)

SOC-304  Deviance and Criminology(3 Credits)

SOC-305  Applied Statistics(3 Credits)

SOC-306  Application of Computer in Sociology(3 Credits)

SOC-307  Social Psychology(3 Credits)

SOC-308  Social Change and Development(3 Credits)

Optional Courses

SOC-309  Pakistani Society and Culture (3 Credits)

SOC-310  Sociology of Religion(3 Credits)

SOC-311  Sociology of Globalization (3 Credits)

SOC-312  Sociology of Peace and Conflict(3 Credits)

SOC-313  Human Resource Management(3 Credits)

SOC-314  Rural Sociology(3 Credits)

SOC-315  Urban Sociology(3 Credits)

SOC-316  Sociology of Knowledge and Education (3 Credits)

SOC-317  Social Issues of Pakistan(3 Credits)

SOC-318  Industrial Sociology(3 Credits)

SOC-319  Sociology of Family & Kinship (3 Credits)

SOC-320  Gender Issues(3 Credits)

SOC-321  Sociology of Health and Medicine(3 Credits)

SOC-323  Sociology of Migration((3 Credit Hours)

SOC-324  Cultural Anthropology(3 Credit Hours)

SOC-325  Sociology of Development(3 Credit Hours)

SOC-326  Social Work(3 Credit Hours)

SOC-327  Sociology of Change(3 Credit Hours)

SOC-329  NGO Management (3 Credit Hours)

SOC-330  Sociology of Entrepreneurship(3 Credit Hours)

Field Work & Thesis

SOC-322  Field work & Thesis(6 Credit)