Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences!
We are happy that you have chosen to be with us for a very important phase in your academic journey. This Faculty has a long and distinguished tradition of teaching and research and prides itself in being the nesting ground for qualified and capable individuals. The excellent education you will receive here will help to transform your lives and prepare you to respond effectively to the demands of the world and the ever-present societal challenges.
Over time, in response to the signals of public demand the Faculty has expanded both in terms of disciplines and degree programs. Presently the Faculty of Social Sciences offers a range of degree programs in the disciplines of English, Economics, Journalism & Mass Communication, Religious Studies, Social Work & Sociology, Education and Management Sciences. The Faculty has 1027 currently enrolled students with 73 registered at MPhil and PhD level programs and 66 teaching faculty members, around half of whom hold PhD degrees. The University is continuously striving to increase the number and qualifications of the Social Science teaching faculty members so as to maintain internationally accepted quality standards in teaching and research.
We in the Faculty of Social Sciences are committed to being your best ally during your time at KUST. We do so by providing the type of academic advice and support services that will facilitate your learning and progress towards graduation. We, therefore, encourage you to utilize these services to help you to obtain answers to the questions you may have or to overcome difficulties you may encounter. Even as you work hard to ensure that you do well academically, be sure to get involved in our many extra-curricular activities that are on offer.
Finally, I feel honored and privileged to be associated with the Faculty as the Dean. We have a team of very eminent scholars and renowned faculty members in their respective disciplines. We encourage our students to take responsibility for your own learning, aim to become rounded and, throughout this very important phase of your life, enjoy your experience with us. We also welcome and commend our alumni who have proudly served and continue to serve this vibrant and vanguard Faculty.
Prof. Dr. Syed Tasleem Hussain
Faculty of Social Sciences