Department takes pride in its prestigious M. Phil International Relations Program which was kicked off in the Fall of year 2016. It is assiduously pursued in two years comprising four semesters and weighted thirty credit hours. This program is driven by the inland and foreign qualified doctorates and post doctorate. The pedagogy is in Pakistan Studies, Political Sciences, International Relations and Current and International Affairs. This faculty is also delighted in conducting the Bachelor of Science in International Relations (BSIR). The objectives of this course is to highlight the significance and introduce the fundamentals of International Relations to the students.
Development Program of International Relations & Political Science Department, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore.
The Department of International Relations is currently offering the BS and MPhil/MS degrees in the disciplines of International Relations with the approval of the Higher Education Commission Islamabad. Further, this Department is also catering the needs of teaching of Pakistan Studies, as a core subject, to the BS students of the whole University.
For further development and expansion/consolidation of the Department of International Relations & Political Science, the following planning scheme has been chalked out.
Start of the New Programs:
- PhD in International Relations (IR) will start after the approval by HEC, case is in progress.
- Keeping in view the popularity of the new emerging disciplines of Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS) at the global level, the Department has planned to initiate the BS and MS program in PCS. The Department is intended eventually to extend this program up to PhD level.
- The Department also is working to start the BS and MS Degrees in Defense and Strategic Studies (DSS). It will further be extended to PhD afterwards. For this program additional teaching faculty will be required.
After approval of the worthy Vice-Chancellor and the statutory bodies of the University, the program will be sent to the HEC for necessary approval and accreditation.
For an effective implementation and improvement of the above said programs, the University authorities would be requested for the provision of the updated facilities.