Balochistan as a developing region of Pakistan has
to solve not only problems of poverty, ignorance,
disease and unemployment which have existed for
ages, but also to deal with the problems which are
arising out of modernization, urbanization,
development and as a result of changing pattern of
society. Professionally trained Social Workers in
this respect have a significant role in accelerating
and humanizing the processes of development
especially in Balochistan
Recognizing the need for professionally trained
Social Workers, Social Work education at
post-graduate level was introduced in the University
of Balochistan in March, 1974. The Department of
Social Work since then has been conducting two year
full-time professional education at training and
leading programmes to M.A. in Social Work.
Department of Social Work is a full member of the
International Association of Schools of Social Work.
Professional Social Worker will possess
sufficient knowledge and understanding of the major
social problems, socio-economic conditions and
characteristics of Pakistan, particularly of
will have an adequate competence in Social Work
practice and will be able to work in a range of
settings, rural and urban, government or voluntary.
2.3. Workers can participate effectively and play
leading role in social welfare policy and planning
at various levels.
foster an environment that promotes learning through
quality teaching and research while encouraging
mutual respect, tolerance and sensitivity.
provide qualified and focused professionals in the
subject of Philosophy to meet the future needs of
educational institutes or industry.
conduct researches to meet the needs of industry and
Job Opportunities/Marketing of Graduates
have opportunities in the following area:-
Professional Social Workers will be able to
practice, plan, organize, administer social welfare
and will be able to undertake research in variety of
GOs and NGOs social welfare settings.
are able to interpret Social Work as a profession,
and who have dynamic and helpful attitude in problem
solving and can take in initiating appropriate
social action and service. The opportunities are
open on the following fields.
Medical and Psychiatric Social Welfare Settings.
3.4. Rural Community Development Projects.
Urban Community Development Projects.
Family and Child Welfare Centers.
Women Welfare Centers.
Population Welfare Department.
Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation
Welfare and Industrial Development Departments.
Welfare Centers for aged / senior citizens.
Special Education programs
Welfare planning & policy development