Masters in Political Science


Master in Political science is the social science relates subject concerned with the theory and practice of politics and the study of political system, political behavior and governmental policies. This subject deals in the area of study which covers the global as well as domestic affairs. It examines some of the critical issues of modern times, including the changing nature of international cooperation and conflict. Masters in Political Science is an understanding of how different visions of world order affect the forecasts for peace and security.

Career Options

Master's degree in political science can lead to a wide array of possible careers in fields including consulting, public administration or government, and journalism. Often, pursuing these careers will be greatly aided by obtaining a graduate degree, which can open up networks of contacts and internships or work-study opportunities that can lead to rewarding employment.
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Major Subjects

Western Political Thought
Comparative and Developmental Politics
International Relations
Ideology and Dynamics of Politics in Pakistan
Comparative Political System
Pakistan Movement
The Muslim World – Dynamics and Issues
External Relations of Pakistan
Foreign Policies of Major Powers
International Law
International Organization
Political Sociology
Local Government in Pakistan
Public Administration
Defense and Strategic Studies
Modern Political Thought – Western
Modern Political Thought – Muslims
Admission Requirements
Requirements for Masters in Political Science:
Candidate should have 14 years of education.
Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university. A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.
(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)