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M.Phil HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design)

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M.Phil HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design):

Introduction to M.Phil HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design)

Art and Design aims at developing an understanding of works of art, in relation to the societies in which they were created. This also enables them to discuss the cultural, geographical, philosophical, political and social factors that contribute to their creation. Art Education aims in preparing students to be effective educators who not only contribute to the curriculum of contemporary education institutions, but also are able to develop critique for art works.
The M.Phil/ Ph.D Art and Design curriculum helps prepare students for positions as art educators in schools and universities, as well as working in the diverse field of design. These programmes also aim to develop research skills, different art processes and production techniques, and establish one’s own visual language.
It is hoped that these programmes will help the students to aspire to greater heights of professionalism besides becoming more creative and tolerant members of society.

Scheme of Studies

Home Economics is an encompassing field involving many areas of subject matter and a wide variety of experiences. Food and Nutrition, Textiles and Clothing, Art and Design, Human Development and Family Studies, Housing, Home Management and Interior Design are the different areas of Home Economics. A close relation exists among the areas of Home Economics as well as between Home Economics courses and supportive courses taught outside the field. The Physical and Social Science, Applied Art, Psychology and Philosophy have direct and important contribution in the field of Home Economics. Focus is on conceptual and applied research.

Keeping in view the requirements of Higher Education Commission the courses of Home Economics have been designed to meet the international standards of Post Graduate education. The M.Phil HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design) program has the Below scheme of studies.

Credit Hours:-

The total credit hours and break down for the compulsory and elective / optional papers are as follows:

1Core course (See form the below list)16 credits
2Elective course (See form the below list)12 credits (4 credits each)
3Dissertation02 credits
4Seminars / Fieldwork02 credits

Core Courses

Student can select any 4 courses from the below Core Courses list:

1Research Methods - I + II04 credits each
2Research Methods advanced I + II04 credits each
3Research Methods III A&B04 credits each
4Statistics04 credits
5Human Resource Management04 credits

Elective Courses

Learning Objectives:

1. Understanding the work of art in relationship to the societies in which they were created and be able to discuss the cultural, geographical, philosophical, political and social factors that contribute to their creation.
2. Develop skills in different processes and production techniques and establish one’s own visual language as well as position in the world of contemporary interior and textile design.
3. Attain skills in the integration of knowledge about Art and Design and its practical application in the work place.
4. Develop the ability to translate research into practice through skills in Art and Design policy, programme planning and evaluation, management, information dissemination, oral and written communication.


From the Courses Below Students have to select any 3 courses as Elective Courses to meet the requirement of M.Phil in HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design)

  • History of Art
  • Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Textile Design: Weaving and Printing
  • Art Education

M.Phil HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design)

The fees and other charges to be paid by students for admission to the courses of studies and the examination of the University shall be the same as for other subjects in the faculty of science of the University as charged for the M.S. / M. Phil/ Ph.D degree programs.


Total seats in M.Phil program are 30 and 6 seats are allocated for each discipline . So Seats allotment in M.Phil HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design) are 6

M.Phil HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design) = 6

Eligibility for Admission:

  • The applicants who have qualified BS / M.Sc. Home Economics in their respective fields can apply for admission to M.Phil program.
  • Eligibility criteria are in accordance with the University of the Punjab rules and regulations.

Enrolment in M.Phil Programme

For enrollment in M.Phil program the candidate in addition to the frameworks as laid down by Punjab University should meet the following criteria:

  • BS/ M.Sc Degree in Home Economics.
  • 1st division in BS/M.Sc Home Economics.
  • Candidate with 2nd division in BS/ M.Sc Home Economics should have a minimum of 5 years teaching / work experience in the relevant area of study.
  • Fresh graduates with 2nd division will be eligible only if the candidate has done research work at the Masters level; and secured at least 60% in Research Work.
  • All candidates must clear entry test before admission.
  • Faculty members will be given preference for improving their academic qualification.