University of Sindh, Criminology Department
Conceived in the context of rising rate of crimes in the country as whole, it aims at providing skilled manpower to combat the rising wave of Crimes. The Program will at the same time create new job opportunities for the youth. It covers all aspects of knowledge that has bearing on understanding the nature and causes of criminal behaviour of various kinds, the prevention of crime, the punishment and treatment of offenders, the functioning of the institutions of criminal justice and the bodies of law that define criminal behaviour and govern the process through which the criminal law is applied. The course is designed for 18 months duration with four semesters, minimum four months each. The department was founded in 1998.