BS International Relations

Program Structure

Department of International Relations offers 4 years BS International Relations degree program equivalent to 16 years of education. The program consists of 8 semesters and offers compulsory, foundation, general and elective modules as per the HEC criteria. The BS program specifically aims at catering the student’s objectives of gaining the enhanced analytical skills in the field of International Relations for professional development.Through our extensive range of courses including Contemporary World History, International Political Economy, International Law and Organization, Diplomacy, Globalization, Foreign Policy, Strategic Studies, Theories and Regional Economic Integration, you will be able to do organized and demanding research and will be able to understand a comprehensive details of international relations issues and how to develop scholarly perspective, as well as apply it.

Duration

4 years

Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSIR -201 BSIR _ COM English-I 3-0
BSIR -202 BSIR _ COM Mathematics 3-0
BSIR -203 BSIR _ COM Pak Studies 2-0
BSIR -101 BSIR _ FOU Introduction to International Relations 3-0
BSIR -301 BSIR _ GE Introduction to Political Science 3-0
BSIR -302 BSIR _ GE Introduction to Gender Studies 3-0
Semester-2
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSIR -204 BSIR _ COM English-II 3-0
BSIR -205 BSIR _ COM Islamic Studies 2-0
BSIR -102 BSIR _ FOU Approaches and Theories of International Relations 3-0
BSIR -303 BSIR _ GE Introduction to Economics 3-0
BSIR -304 BSIR _ GE Introduction to Law 3-0
BSIR -305 BSIR _ GE Introduction to Sociology 3-0
Semester-3
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSIR -206 BSIR _ COM English-III 3-0
BSIR -207 BSIR _ COM Introduction to Computer Skills 3-0
BSIR -103 BSIR _ FOU Evolution of State 3-0
BSIR -306 BSIR _ GE Introduction to Media and Communication Studies 3-0
BSIR -104 BSIR _ FOU International Relations 1648-1945 3-0
BSIR -208 BSIR _ COM Introduction to Statistics 3-0
Semester-4
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSIR -209 BSIR _ COM English-IV 3-0
BSIR -105 BSIR _ FOU Globalization and International Relations 3-0
BSIR -106 BSIR _ FOU International Relations Since 1945 3-0
BSIR -107 BSIR _ FOU Geo-Political Structure of the World 3-0
BSIR -108 BSIR _ FOU Public International Law - I 3-0
BSIR -307 BSIR _ GE Introduction to Social Work 3-0
Semester-5
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSIR -401 BSIR _ MAJ Foreign Policy Analysis 3-0
BSIR -109 BSIR _ FOU Introduction to International Security 3-0
BSIR -110 BSIR _ FOU Research Methodology 3-0
BSIR -111 BSIR _ FOU Regional And International Organizations 3-0
BSIR -112 BSIR _ FOU Public International Law - II 3-0
BSIR -402 BSIR _ MAJ International Political Economy 3-0
Semester-6
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSIR -403 BSIR _ MAJ Foreign Policy of Pakistan 3-0
BSIR -404 BSIR _ MAJ Strategic Studies 3-0
BSIR -405 BSIR _ MAJ International Politics of Human Rights 3-0
BSIR -406 BSIR _ MAJ Diplomacy 3-0
BSIR -407 BSIR _ MAJ Conflict Management And Resolution 3-0
BSIR -408 BSIR _ MAJ Comparative Politics 3-0
Semester-7
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSIR -409 BSIR _ MAJ Comparative Foreign Policies of US,Russia & China 3-0
BSIR -410 BSIR _ MAJ Nuclear Studies 3-0
BSIR -411 BSIR _ MAJ Regional Connestivity and CPEC 3-0
BSIR -501 BSIR _ ELE Emerging Regional and World Orders 3-0
BSIR -502 BSIR _ ELE Nuclearization of South Asia 3-0
BSIR -412 BSIR _ MAJ Research Thesis or International Politics of Environment 3-0
Semester-8
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSIR -413 BSIR _ MAJ Research Thesis or Research Report or Government and Politics of Pakistan 3-0
BSIR -414 BSIR _ MAJ Arms Control, Disarmament and nuclear NON-Proliferation 3-0
BSIR -415 BSIR _ MAJ Dynmics of Kashmir Conflict 3-0
BSIR -416 BSIR _ MAJ Peace Studies 3-0
BSIR -503 BSIR _ ELE Contemporary Political Ideologies 3-0
BSIR -504 BSIR _ ELE International Humanitarian Law 3-0

Degree Completion Requirements

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