Programs MS DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

MS DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Course Curriculum

CORE COURSES
Sr.No Course Code Subjects Credit Hours Related SDG
1 DVST-801 Theory and Concepts in Development Studies 3+0
2 DVST-802 Social Research: Methodology, Ethics, and Design 3+0
3 DVST-804 Social Policy for Development 3+0
4 DVST-803 South Asia: State and Security Challenges to Development 3+0
5 DVST-805 Trade vs. Aid: The Political Economy of Globalization 3+0
6 DVST-899 MS Thesis 6+0
ELECTIVE COURSES (CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT)
Sr.No Course Code Subjects Credit Hours Related SDG
1 DVST-832 Global Resource Politics 3+0
2 DVST-831 Climate Change 3+0
3 DVST-833 Course in either GIS or Remote Sensing 3+0
ELECTIVE COURSES (GENERAL ELECTIVES)
Sr.No Course Code Subjects Credit Hours Related SDG
1 DVST-846 Gender and Development 3+0
2 PCS-904 Conflict and Conflict Resolution 3+0
3 PCS-920 Conflict, Security and Development 3+0
4 PCS-921 Peace, Multilateralism and the UN 3+0
5 DVST-855 Globalization and Food Security 3+0
6 DVST-852 Environmental Policy and Planning 3+0
7 DVST-847 Rural Development and Agrarian Change 3+0
8 DVST-849 Project Management 3+0
9 DVST-842 Migration and Development 3+0
10 DVST-850 Population and Development 3+0
11 DVST-851 Environmental Science for Sustainable Development 3+0
12 DVST-848 Cities and Development 3+0
13 MC-837 Conflict Peace & Media 3+0
14 DVST-856 Remote Sensing 3+0
15 DVST-857 Geographic Information Systems 3+0
ELECTIVE COURSES (PEACE, CONFLICT, AND DEVELOPMENT)
Sr.No Course Code Subjects Credit Hours Related SDG
1 DVST-813 Participation, Power, and Social Change 3+0
2 DVST-812 Conflict and Development 3+0
3 DVST-811 The Politics of Development 3+0
ELECTIVE COURSES (SINOLOGY STREAM)
Sr.No Course Code Subjects Credit Hours Related SDG
1 HU-331 Development Experience of China 3+0
2 DVST-860 Pakistan-China Relations: CPEC & Future Trajectory 3+0
3 DVST-861 Chinese Culture and Soft Power 3+0
4 DVST-862 Public Policy Formulation and Governance in China 3+0
5 DVST-863 China’s Poverty Alleviation Program 3+0
6 DVST-864 China’s Environment Program 3+0
7 DVST-865 Chinese Language Level-I & II 3+0
ELECTIVE COURSES (SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT)
Sr.No Course Code Subjects Credit Hours Related SDG
1 DVST-822 Community Mobilization 3+0
2 DVST-821 Theories and Models in Social Work 3+0
3 DVST-823 Gender and Society 3+0
Additional Courses
Sr.No Course Code Subjects Credit Hours Related SDG
1 RM-898 Research Methodology 2+0 4
2 SEM/WKSP-897 Seminar / Workshop 1+0 4,17