Ph.D Sociology

Following a master's degree in sociology, a doctor of philosophy in sociology is a three-year academic program. As man is by nature a social animal, according to the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, and cannot survive alone. People engage with one another for their needs and desires when they live together and form civilizations. Social behaviors, relationships, and culture are all shaped by these interactions. Sociologists' role is to investigate the nature of these social interactions and the difficulties that arise from them. Sociologists conduct research, collect data, and evaluate it using contemporary technology so that the findings of the study can be used by various entities in society to improve things and eliminate the elements that are damaging the social structure. MS in Sociology provides an opportunity for individuals who want to improve the social structure and maintain it.

Core Courses

  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Sociology of human rights
  • Social justification and justice system
  • Environmental sociology
  • Sociology of population
  • Ph.D. Dissertation
  • Sociology of Development
  • Philosophy of Social Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

  • 18 years of education in relevant field.
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


The extent of scope in Sociology is evident because most of the managers in all institutions are sociologists. Hence, the career opportunities for sociologists will never decline in any part of the world. The scope of MS sociology is beyond limits. This degree program enables you for various fields such as management, academia, journalism, media, public services, and many others. A sociologist can find endless job opportunities in almost every institution. Moreover, International Organizations also look for skilled, professional, determined, and resilient sociologists for their research work. Some of the areas where sociologists can get maximum career opportunities are as follows:

  • Academics
  • Research OrganizationsOrganizations
  • Direct entry into corporate and market research 
  • Civil services and government services
  • Journalism and communication media
  • Non-Governmental and Human Rights Organizations
  • Developmental Studies 
  • Law
  • Management Studies
  • Gender Studies


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