Bachelor of Science in Politics and International Relations

University of Lahore

The undergraduate degree in Social Science aims to develop amongst students a sophisticated and comprehensive understanding of contemporary social science disciplines through three specializations: Politics and International Relations; International Development Studies and;Governance and Public Policy.



12 Years of education, Intermediate or equivalent at least 45%

Why this


This degree is designed to enable our graduates to join the Civil Superior Services (CSS) of Pakistan, Federal and Provincial Government, NGOs and INGOs, The UN, local and foreign media outlets and thinktanks.

Core Courses

List of Core Courses being offered are

Introduction to Politics and International Relations
Introduction to International Development Studies: Policy &Practice
Introduction to Government and Public Policy
Elements of Social Science
Research Globalization and Global Governance


List of Courses being offered in the Politics & International Relations discipline:

Comparative Politics
International Law
Politics and Governance in Pakistan
IR History: 1648-1945
Peace and Conflict Resolution
Foreign Policy Analysis
Political Theory
IR Since 1945
Determinants of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy
National Security and Threat Perception
International Political Economy
Regimes and International Organizations
Foreign Policies of Major Powers
Arms Control and Disarmament
Terrorism, Security and Intelligence

Offered at Campuses
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Full Time, 4 Years

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