24 months
354 USD/year
354 USD/year
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The mission of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology department is to provide sociological knowledge to the students, which is relevant to their practical life. This is being achieved by imparting knowledge and skills to young sociologists-social engineers and social workers. The Social Work program is offered at The Government College University Faisalabad.


Moreover, efforts are made to discover the broad pattern of interaction of social life that influences the social behavior. 

This is further strengthened by carrying out research on socio-economic, cultural, social, demographic, environmental and political problems of Pakistani Society. The Criminology program is offered at The Government College University Faisalabad.


Sociological knowledge is applicable in every field, in every day personal interactional situation and in all aspects of life. Sociology is the scientific study of the human relationships and their consequences. It is the study of collective human behavior and social forces. It is committed to provide research skills to students that can be integrated usefully with relevant practical experience. 

Sociologist seeks to discover the broad patterns of interaction of social life that influences social behaviors. We provide students with a coherent introduction to core themes and issues of the discipline in a stimulating environment. 

Moreover, we offer graduate and post graduate level education in social sciences with a strong emphasis on communicative process and technologies within institutional settings, drawing on the active research interest of faculty and students. We also offer education in social sciences within an interdisciplinary context which highlights the continuities and differences among a number of scientifically social prospective. Training in a range of methodologies and research skills appropriate to these disciplines provides rigorous foundation for this distinctive feature. 

In addition, internship opportunity with international and national organizations working in the field of social development is provided to the students in order to blend the academic knowledge with practical skills.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Methods of Social Research 
  • Theoretical Perspectives on Crime and Criminal Behavior
  • Social Psychology 
  • Communication skills 
  • Criminal Investigation and Methods of Assessment
  • Drug Abuse and Related Crimes 
  • Islamic Perspective on Crime and Punishment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




66 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The candidates must have passed MA/MSc or BS 4-years (minimum 130 credit hours) or equivalent degree in the relevant field from HEC recognized institution with at least  50%marks (Under Annual System) or 2.50 CGPA (Under Semester System) for admission  to MS/MPhil programs. 
  • The respective Dean/ acting Dean of the respective faculty shall supervise the test and interview and ensure the secrecy and transparency of the test
  • The candidate must have passed departmental test or GAT NTS test with 60%  score. However, the respective Department will arrange the written test and conduct the interview. (Online or Campus Test will be decided by Admission Committee at the time of admission)
  • Candidates working in the Government/Semi Government or private institutions shall have to submit “No Objection Certificate” from the concerned organization.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    354 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 177 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    354 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 177 USD per semester during 24 months.

Rs. 12950 /  sem


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