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AIOU launches degree programme in environment design

AIOU launches degree programme in environment design

Date: 3 March 2016

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has launched MSc degree programme in environmental design in collaboration with British Council and Higher Education Commission (HEC) for the benefit of engineering community.


It is in line with the vision of Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui to introduce such programmes, which benefit the society and help the country to address socio-economic problems.Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) has endorsed this programme as value-added professionally qualification for engineers which is also considered for CPD credit points for PEC registered engineers. The programme is also equated by HEC as MPhil programme. Interested students could take admission in this programme till March 31.


Two certificate courses of six months duration in ‘introduction to environmental design’ and ‘environmental psychology’ have also been launched on the demand of students and professionals in the current semester. According to the AIOU’s Home and Health Sciences Department, the programme offers research based degree to upgrade professional practice of engineers and designers to provide with better job prospects at home and abroad. The facility of online admission is also available.