Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences.

You are Welcome to Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Karachi.


Chairman: Prof. Dr. Ghulam Muhammad Burfat



Masters program in criminology was initiated in 1995. Dr. Naseer A. Shaikh, Dr. Abdul Wahab, Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Suddle, Prof. Shamim Hashmi, Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat, and Mr. Jameel Yousuf were the pioneers of the program. The program was upgraded and the Department of Criminology was established in 2014. The major objective of the program is to provide the students with hands on- training in the specialized fields of criminology such as control of violence and terrorism, forensic criminology, policing, security, criminal investigation, juvenile justice system, organized crime, money laundering, fraud and drug abuse related issues.


Teaching & Assessment

Teaching combines lectures, extensive lectures and group discussions in the classroom. Student’s performance is assessed by end-of-semester examination.