Gender Studies

Brief Introduction:The Department of Gender Studies at FJWU is interdisciplinary in content and approach. It explores issues related to women and gender across academic disciplines. The intellectual goal of the department is to develop new approaches to knowledge about women and gender-related issues; focus on women's roles and accomplishments, issues faced by women in the world today with special reference to Pakistan, and the significance of gender in shaping the experience of individuals as well as communities..

.Mission

To lead towards societal change through interdisciplinary, inclusive, transformative, and intersectional education and research about women, men, and transgender using gender and feminist lens.

Undergraduate Program

 

Bachelors Program
Award: Bachelors of Gender Studies
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 4 Years

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum requirement for admission in BS in Gender Studies is at least 50% marks in intermediate (HSSC) in Humanities & Arts/ Science or with equivalence qualification.

Duration

The minimum duration for completion of BS in Gender Studies degree is four years. The HEC allows a maximum period of six years to complete BS degree requirements.

Degree Completion Requirements

To become eligible for award of BS degree, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 130 credit hours
  2. Must have earned CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0
  3. 24 hours community work

M.Phil Program

 

M.Phil in Gender Studies
Award: M.Phil in Gender Studies
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum requirements for MPhil program are

  1. Sixteen years of education from all social sciences disciplines from any HEC recognized university
  2. The minimum CGPA is 2.5 out of 4.0 and 3.1 out of 5 in semester system
  3. At least 60% marks in annual system
  4. At least 50% score in GAT General or Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) conducted by NTS or HEC-ETC

Duration

The minimum duration for completion of MPhil degree is two years. The HEC allows a maximum period of four years to complete MPhil degree requirements.

Degree Completion Requirements

To become eligible for award of MPhil degree in Gender Studies, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 30 credit hours.
  2. Must have earned CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4.0.
  3. Compulsory Research Thesis

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