This two-year program focuses on an all-inclusive coverage and analysis of British, American, Continental and Postcolonial literatures in English. It focuses on contemporary trends in modern critical and literary theories. All these areas of specialization are covered through intensive research, its application, and interlocution, which stimulate intellectual inquiry. The program comprises taught courses of 24 credit hours. Upon the completion of courses, only students obtaining a GPA of 2.50 or above may write a research dissertation (6 credit hours). 



Career Opportunities

As per HEC’s regulations, M.Phil. is now a basic requirement for lecturership at universities in Pakistan. It is a gateway to research enabling students to pursue a Ph.D. in their selected areas of interest. M.Phil. graduates are also taken up by research firms for assistance in research projects. 




Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Contemporary Literary Theory 3
2 Pakistani Literature in English 3
3 Shakespearean Literature 3
Semester 2
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 American Literature 3
2 Research Methodology 3
3 Romantic Literature 3
Semester 3
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 American Literature II (Drama & Poetry) 3
2 Postcolonial Literature 3
3 Research Proposal
Semester 4
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Research Dissertation 6
Offered at Campuses

Fact File

Program Duration: 2 Years

Entry Requirements: 

  • 16 years of education

  • Minimum 2.5 CGPA (semester system)/ minimum second division (annual system)

Programme Recognition
  Higher Education Commission of Pakistan