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Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design)

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Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design):

Introduction to Ph.D 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 Ph.D 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)8 credits
2Elective course (See form the below list)4 credits
3DissertationMust for Ph.D students
4Seminars / Fieldwork01 credit

Core Courses

Student have to read both courses from the below Core Courses list:

1Research Methods - I04 credits
2Research Methods - II04 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 1 course as Elective Course 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

Ph.D 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 Ph.D program are 10 and 2 seats are allocated for each discipline . So Seats allotment in Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design) is 2

Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Art and Design) = 2

Eligibility for Admission:

  • Students who are M.Phil qualified can apply for Ph.D program.
  • Eligibility criteria are in accordance with the University of the Punjab rules and regulations.