College of Economics & Social Development

Course Detail

B.Ed. honors (2.5 years) degree program is offered to pre-service and in-service teachers, enterprising educational entrepreneurs, potential and current administrators of schools and other educational organizations.

Professional development of school teachers and administrators is a pivotal factor for building the human capital index. IoBM has always taken the lead in providing the much-needed human capital to Pakistan’s business industry. Keeping in view the dire need of dynamic and enterprising teachers and administrators in schools and educational organizations, IoBM offers B. Ed. (honors) 2.5-year program to contribute towards building the backbone of the educational sector. This 2.5-year program has been particularly developed to fill in the niche in Pakistan’s educational milieu. The purpose of the program is to provide a strong foundation in the field of education and integrate the core principles of effective teaching and managing educational organizations. The main goal of this program is to produce graduates, who have the ability to apply the science of learning to practical educational problems. The program not only meets the basic criteria of effective skills-based pedagogy and foundations for solid administration in public and private schools, but also provides a clear path to pursue higher studies in Education (MPhil/PhD).

This is a 90 credit hours weekend program.

Areas of Specialization: School Leadership & Management, Early Childhood Education, English Language Teaching, Teaching of Science, Teaching of Mathematics, Teaching of Social Sciences, Educational Psychology


Learning Outcomes
  • To develop professional teachers and administrators
  • To nurture individuals with in-depth understanding of the psychological, philosophical, social and historical roots of education
  • To Foster constructive,  creative and Critical thinking skills
  • To develop effective and interpersonal communication skills
  • To incorporate modern information technology for teaching and school administrative purposes
  • To develop and design innovative and diverse pedagogies
  • To plan, develop, implement and evaluate curriculum
  • To develop and design innovative and diverse assessment and evaluation techniques

Career Path
  • School Administrators
  • Specialized Private and Public Sector School Teachers
  • School Psychologists
  • Curriculum Developers
  • Education Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs in Education
  • Administrators in Development Sector
  • Academic Coordinators

Eligibility Criteria

BA / BSc. / B. Com or equivalent degree (14 years of education) with minimum 45%/ 2.00 CGPA Division from a university recognized by HEC.

Success in aptitude test and interview conducted by IoBM

SED102 Philosophy of Education and its Psychological Roots
BED120 Academic Writing and Seminar Skills
BED203 Foundation and history of Education
BED206 Educational Psychology
BED231 Educational Policy and Economics
BED233 Evaluation and Assessment
BED301 Curriculum Development
BED421 Sociology of Education

BED401 Area of Specialization 1
BED403 Area of Specialization 2
BED405 Area of Specialization 3

BED205 Early Childhood Education
BED238 Interpersonal Communication Skills in Educational Settings
BED282 Teaching Practicum - I
BED337 Educational Counseling
BED341 Teacher Education
BED351 Edupreneurship
BED352 Strategic Management of Schools
BED357 Critical Thinking and Reading
BED359 School Management
BED363 Research Methods in Education
BED382 Teaching Practicum - II
BED405 Inclusive Education
BED407 Innovations and Technology in Education
BED415 Lifelong Learning
BED426 Comparative Education System
BED482 Teaching Practicum – III
BED491 Research Project: 6 Credit hours

Semester One Semester Two Semester Three

Foundations and History of Education

Educational Psychology

Evaluation & Assessment

Curriculum Development

Philosophy of Education and its Psychological Roots

Inclusive Education

Teacher Education

Critical Thinking and Reading

Innovations and Technology in Education

Academic Writing and Seminar Skills

Educational Counselling

Interpersonal Communication Skills in Educational Setting


Research Methods in Education

Teaching Practicum-I


Sociology of Education

School Management

Comparative Education Systems


Semester Four Semester Five  

Teaching Practicum-II

Educational Policy and Economics

Early Childhood Education

Lifelong Learning

Area of Specialization – I*

Strategic Management of Schools

Area of Specialization – II*

Area of Specialization – III*

Teaching Practicum-III (6 credit hours)

Research Project (6 credit hours)







*Areas of Specialization: School Leadership & Management, Early Childhood Education, English Language Teaching, Teaching of Science, Teaching of Mathematics, Teaching of Social Sciences, Educational Psychology

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