About Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science is one of the oldest departments in the University of Dhaka. In 1921 the University of Dhaka initially commenced its academic endeavor with twelve departments and the Department of Economics and Politics was one of them. However, the Department of Political Science started its own independent journey in 1938.
The Department of Political Science offers Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS) Honors, Master of Social Sciences (MSS), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs. In each academic year more than two hundred students are enrolled in its BSS Honors program while a fairly good number of students apply for M Phil and PhD programs with an interest in various fields of Political Science. Moreover, it runs Master in Governance Studies (MGS) program for graduates and professionals. Besides
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The Department of Political Science was established as integral part of the Department of Economics and Politics in 1921 since inception of the University of Dhaka. It became an independent Department in 1938. At present it is one of the largest departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Dhaka. Every academic year some 200 students are enrolled in its Undergraduate Program.