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BS Gender & Women Studies program was launched in the semester Autumn 2019 Bachelors program, BS Gender & Women Studies aims to sensitize young students about the gender issues in the Pakistani context. In the four years degree program students are taught various subjects related with Gender Studies discipline. After Finishing BS Gender & Women Studies degree students can pursue their higher studies in the filed of Gender Studies from any university worldwide .Our degree is fully recognized with the Higher Education Commission Pakistan.

Eligibility Criteria

2nd division in the Intermediate program

Selection Process

Open Merit


4 years

Medium of Instruction


Teaching Methodology

Online Classes

Perspective on Gender Studies

Introduction to Environment

English I: Communication Skills

Pak Studies

Basics of ICT

Islamic Studies/Ethics

Perspectives of Women Rights in Islam

Sociology of Child Rights  & Child Development

Sociological Theory I

Women and Media

Feminism in Islam

English II: Academic Reading and Writing


Pakistani Perspective of Gender Studies

Gender & Law

Sociological Theory II 

English III: Basics of Technical English

Introduction to Statistics

Sustainable Communities

Community Development

Gender & Environment

Feminist Philosophy

Women’s Movements in Global Perspective

Gender & International Relations

English IV: English Literature

Gender & Religion

Women and Development

Gender & Development

Psychology of Gender  

Men & Masculinities

Social Construction of Gender

Introduction to Anthropology

Research Methods in Gender Studies

General Mathematics and Statistics

Gender & Policy Planning

Gender & Folklore

Soft Skills

Information Literacy

Gender & Post-Colonial Studies

Impact of Social Change on Rural Women

Applied Statistics in Gender studies

Feminist Debates on Gender Inequalities

Changing Role of Urban Women

Women and Health



Elective / Major Courses:

Gender & Folklore

Gender & Religion

Gender & Development

Gender & International Relations

Feminism & Islam

Pakistani Perspective on Gender Studies

Feminism Philosophy











The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.