University of Education – Is This A Top University in Lahore?
Up until recently, I was not so familiar with . The search for best universities in the area of Lahore brought my attention to it and now I am only hearing good things. Back in 2010, it was even ranked in one of the Top Universities in Pakistan. So, it definitely needs to be explored a little more deeply. So, what’s the wait? Let’s start!
Withholding an objective to bring quality education by focusing on teacher’s learning skills; the university was established in 2002. Moreover, the university promotes governance, leadership and management skills in both students and teachers in hopes to develop human resources for educational institutions and also to establish substantial linkage with national and international institutions.
UE started off as a public research university, gradually, expanding its horizon to various part of the country. The extensive and comprehensive degree programs are, definitely, a blissful addition to the university grandeur.
The cherry on top are the divisions on the basis of which the university has separated its various degree programs (Bachelors, Masters and PhD). There are three departments divisions;
- Department of Arts and Social Sciences,
- Department of Education
- Department of Science and Technology
These departments are further divided into many interesting programs. Although, the university isn’t offering any engineering program but other degrees offered in the university are no less than a fruitful treat. So let’s have a look are the programs offered under each department.
University of Education Programs – What do you want to opt for?
There are plenty of options when it comes to degrees available in the university. Just know what you want to do and without wasting anytime take admission. Here is the list of Programs that the university offers with respect to its departments. (Source: University of Education)
Programs Offered at Division of Arts and Social Sciences
- BFA (Hons)
- MA English
- MA Urdu
Programs Offered at Division of Education
- BEd Hons
- MA Education
- MA Education Leadership and Management
- PhD Education
- MPhil Education
- MPhil in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Programs Offered at Division of Science & Technology
- BS (Hons) Botany
- BS (Hons) Chemistry
- BS (Hons) IT
- BS (Hons) Mathematics
- BS (Hons) Physics
- BS (Hons) Zoology
- MSc Chemistry
- MSc IT
- MSc Mathematics
- MSc Physics
- MS Botany
- MS Chemistry
- MS Mathematics
- MS Physics
- MS Zoology
Now that we are discussing everything about the University of Education, why not also have an overview on the university campuses. The most popular of all campuses in township branch but other campuses are also providing quality of education with a perspective to make every student and teacher shine.
University of Education Campuses – Spreading its wings in Punjab
- Bank Road, Lahore
- DG Khan
- Lower Mall, Lahore
Not only the programs offered in University of Education are stupendous but the fee structure is also quite affordable. However, the university has two shifts (morning and evening) hence their fee structures also vary.
The Affordable fee Structure & Scholarships
All the Bachelor, Masters or PhD degrees come with quite an affordable fee structure; none of the program costs more than Rs 30,500, for morning, or Rs 42,000 for evening shift. Not to forget, different semester carry different fee structure that goes as low as 6 to 7 thousand.
Coming towards the scholarships, the University has allotted about Rs. 22 million for the outstanding students. There are four types of scholarships that the University of Education offers to its students including needy pupils. Have a glance at them;
- Need Based scholarship
- Punjab Education Endowment Fund (PEEF)
- Directorate of Public Instruction (DPI)
- Pak Canada Debt Swap Project (PCDSP)
So, it’s quite evident that the reason for the popularity of University of Education is its extensive list of courses and the deep scholarship programs that not only are helpful in aiding the students in multiple ways but will surely be a great way to start their university journey. For me, definitely, one of the best universities in Lahore.