MSS in Political Science (Final)

Summary of the program


Total Fee


Total Credit

1 Year

Course Duration

Message from Chairman, Political Science

Welcome to the Department of Political Science of The People’s University of Bangladesh. The Department of Political Science offers thrilling prospects for undergraduate and graduate education. Through all of the key subfields of political science, we are committed to enlightening our thoughtful of our native and global political province. These include Governance, Political Theory, Public Administration, Public Policy, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Economy, and Local Government.

The department also highlighted the issue of development and social change as the world today is experiencing radical financial, cultural, political, technological, and ecological fluctuations. We also include the option in our curriculum for students to use their academic knowledge so that they can create a link between their theoretical understanding and their socio-political condition.
The Department promotes the epistemology of social science research and assists students in developing skills relevant to this and other fields, such as effective communication and critical thinking. We encourage students to do quantitative and qualitative research using scientific techniques. The Department of Political Science of The People’s University of Bangladesh is committed to continuing a courageous and comprehensive atmosphere that supports an open and respectful exchange of thoughts. The faculty members of the department are innovative scholars who offer our students a broad range of backgrounds, methodologies, and approaches.

The faculty and staff in the department try to help students meet their academic goals.
We hope you will join us if you are passionate about politics and seeking upper skills to enhance your research, communication, and analytical ability. Please let me know if there is anything to improve your experience in the Department of Political Science.

Md. Dipul Hossain

Chairman (Acting), Dept. of Political Science


The MSS (Final) student shall have to choose 14 courses. Each course of the value of 3 credits which having the total credit to 42.


  • To prepare graduates with an intellectually exciting, challenging and contemporary curriculum in socio-political issues & with advanced knowledge in socio -political practice.
  • Trying to emulate democratic politics where knowledge was fostered, nurtured and developed.
  • To give outstanding contribution at home for formulating policy and implement the knowledge in pragmatic life towards sustainable global


To produce advanced socio -political understanding, maintain and improve research, teaching, and learning quality; and develop novel political strategies for solving political issues in order to meeting the demands of Bangladesh and world politics.


Intended Learning Outcome (ILO)

Eligibility for Admission

Students seeking admission must have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university either home or abroad. Over and above, all candidates seeking admission must sit for an admission test and a viva voce and must obtain qualifying marks for the purpose. The final decision for admission will be taken by the authority in consideration of all the indicators mentioned above.

Degree Requirements

SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1PSS-501Introduction to Political Science3.00
2PSS-502Ancient & Medieval Political Thought3.00
3PSS-503Islamic Political theory3.00
4PSS-504Political Institution3.00
SL Code Course Title Credits
1 PSS-505 Politics and Government at Local Level 3.00
2 PSS-506 Social Change and Development 3.00
3 PSS-507 Public Administration in Bangladesh 3.00
4 PSS-508 Introduction to International Politics 3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1PSS-509Women & Politics in Bangladesh3.00
2PSS-510Modern Political Thought3.00
3PSS-511Politics and personalities in the Subcontinent3.00
4PSS-512Introduction to Public Administration3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
10312 1511Political Thought: Recent and Contemporary3.00
20312 1512Advanced Social Research3.00
30312 3513Human Resource Development3.00
40312 3514Development Studies.3.00
50312 2515Politics, Power and Corruption3.00
60312 3516Disaster Management and Rehabilitation 3.00
70312 2517International Politics Since Second World War3.00
80312 4518Thesis, Presentation and Viva3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
10312 1521Government and politics in south-Asia3.00
20312 1522Political Development Issues in Asia, Africa and Latin America.3.00
30312 1523Politics in Bangladesh3.00
40312 2524Globalization, international organization and financial institutions.3.00
50312 1525Modern political Analysis3.00
60312 2526Environmental politics issues and challenges3.00
70312 3527E-Governance3.00


Tuition Fee

1Admission Fee10,000/-
2Fee Per Credits1,500/-
3Fee Per Semester31,500/-
4Total Course Fee63,000/-

Faculty Members

Md. Dipul Hossain

Chairman (Acting)

Md. Bokul Munshi