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Introduction

The Faculty of Security and Strategic Studies (FSSS) started its activities in full- scale from mid- 2013. FSSS of BUP is one of the pioneering educational disciplines in Bangladesh. Currently there are total four (04) departments namely International Relations, Law, Mass Communication & Journalism and Peace, Conflict and Human Rights Studies in this Faculty which are fully functional. Unlike IR, Law and MCJ, Peace, Conflict and Human Rights Studies offers only Master's program.

 

Departments

Currently running departments under this faculty are as follows:

1. Department of International Relations

2. Department of Law

3. Department Mass Communication and Journalism

3. Department of Peace and Human Rights Development Studies

 

Programs

Currently FSSS is administrating two types of programs:

1. Honors program

2. Master's program

Department of International Relations is running one program as Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS) in International Relations, Department of Law is running two programs as Bachelor of Law (LLB) (Honors) and Masters of Law(LLM-Professionals), Department of Mass Communication and Journalism is running Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS) in Mass Communication and Journalism and Department of Peace, Conflict and Human Rights Studies is offering a master's program.

 

Number of Students

The number of seats for Bachelor program is on average 50 for each section of all departments. The Exact number of students of each department is as follows:

1. Department of International Relations

i) Batch 2015-Total 45 (Section A)

ii) Batch 2015-Total 48 (Section B)

iii) Batch 2016-Total 47 (Section A)

iv) Batch 2016-Total 40 (Section B)

v) Batch 2017-Total 44 (Section A)

vi) Batch 2017-Total 51 (Section B)

vii) Batch 2018 -Total 54 (Section A)

viii) Batch 2018 -Total 49(Section B)

 

2. Department of Law

LLB (Hons)Programme:

i) Batch 2016-Total 36(Section A)

ii) Batch 2016-Total 38(Section B)

iii) Batch 2017-Total   48 (Section A)

iv) Batch 2017-Total  43(Section B)

v) Batch 2018-Total    53(Section A)

vi) Batch 2018-Total   53 (Section B)

 

LLM (Professionals)Programme:

i) Batch 2017 (A) -Total     3

ii) Batch 2018 (A)-Total    43

iii) Batch 2018 (B) -Total   40

 

3. Department of Mass Communication and Journalism

i) Batch 2017-Total 48

ii) Batch 2018-Total 50

 

4. Department of Peace, Conflict and Human Rights Studies

i) Batch 2016-Total 30

ii)  Batch 2017-Total 00

iii) Batch 2018-Total 32

 

Teachers

All the programs of FSSS are managed and taught by a group of highly qualified in house and adjunct faculty members. The total number of faculty members of all programs are as follows:

1. Department of International Relations

(i) In house Faculty -Total 15

(ii) Adjunct Faculty- Total 02

 

2. Department of Law

i) In house Faculty - Total 08

ii) Adjunct Faculty- LLB(hons) – 5 and LLM (Professionals) – 6. Total 11.

 

3.Department of Mass Communication and Journalism

i) In house Faculty -Total03

ii) Adjunct Faculty- Total 04

 

4. Department of Peace, Conflict and Human Rights Studies:

i) In house Faculty -Total 00

ii) Adjunct Faculty- Total 08

 

Future Plan

FSSS has a plan of expansion of its academic capacity and jurisdiction that will be executed gradually. Outline of future expansion is as follows:

LL.M in Law

Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS Hons) in Peace, Conflict and Human Rights Studies (PHRS).

Master of Social Sciences (MSS) in International Relations (IR).

Master of Social Sciences (MSS) in Mass Communication and Journalism.