SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK & POP. STUDIES

Name : SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK & POP. STUDIES
Establishment : 1985
Introduction : The department of Sociology is part of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at Allama Iqbal Open University. It was established in 1985. The department offers MSc Sociology, Postgraduate Diploma in criminology, Population and Development and various graduate and different undergraduate level courses.
Objectives : The core objectives of the department are:
• To introduce students with recent and contemporary debates and frameworks for social analysis to enable them to understand, evaluate and compare arguments.
• To provide students an understanding of different social problems of society and highlight them for broader national interest.
• To prepare students for scholarly and applied research and for teaching in Sociology.
Future Plans : The department has been successfully offering its Masters, postgraduate and undergraduate courses. We are regularly working on updating our existing and introducing new courses from time to time as per emerging trends and changing needs.
The department has recently developed a new BS program (04 Years) in Sociology which is being intended to be offered in Autumn 2022.
The department is working on the following academic programs to be offered soon.
• BS Criminology
• BS Anthroplogy
• M.Phil Sociology
• PhD Sociology
Academic Facilities : The university has a purposively developed Learning Management System and a Campus Management System which provides the students with end to end to support and facilitation throughout their academic programs. This includes online admission, provision of learning materials, online workshops and a support system, based on the time to time queries/ challenges faced by the students.
Postal Address : Department of Sociology, Block 11, Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H-8, Islamabad.
Phone : 051- 9250083, & 051-9250111-65 Ext.7801, 7806
Email : Soc@aiou.edu.pk
Staff Members : Staff Members Details
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Programmes: PGD DIP.IN(CRIMINOLOGY)
PGD DIP.IN(POPULATION AND DEV:)
M.Sc. Sociology

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