UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Academic Programs

BS Gender Studies

Introduction

As a participant in BS in Gender Studies program, the learners will be exposed to historical, social, psychological, economic and political aspects which shaped gender roles. The intersectionality of gender with class, caste, race, ethnicity and sex will be focused for a better understanding of human interaction and existence. This in turn bring out the diverse nature, complexity and depth of this program and sensitize how gender is one of the basic elements of experience and how this education brings equality, understanding of discrimination and social justice into every individual’s life. The program provides an insight of women’s diverse contribution to all areas of human development and interaction.

Objectives

With the vision to create awareness and to develop communities where both men and women can live and work in mutual respect, peace and harmony, the BS in Gender Studies program aims to create awareness among men and women regarding their social, economic, political and legal rights. Participants of this program will be able to learn the application of Gender Studies and Feminist analyses of existing structures and traditional historical, social and cultural clichés and will be trained to analyze the variety of ways in which systems of dominance function and have evolved over time, including patriarchy, sexism, racism etc. This program aims to enable participants to think critically about gender roles that shape the personal, social, domestic, religious, political and economic worlds.


Career opportunities

BS in Gender Studies covers a wide variety of subjects such as history, politics, literature, anthropology, sociology and psychology etc. through the Gender lens, so it brings a broad range of job opportunities which include teaching and research at Universities and R&D institutes; Philanthropic activities at International and National organizations such as UN Women, UNESCO, WHO etc; Consultancy for Human Rights and Women Rights; Journalism etc.

Program Details

  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Semesters: 8
  • Total Credit Hours: 134
  • Total Fee: Rs. 300000
  • Program Type: Morning

Entry Requirements

  • F.A/ FSc with minimum SECOND division or Equivalent (A level/ International Baccalaureate /American High School Diploma etc).
  • 50 % or above marks in last degree

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