24 months
516 EUR/year
516 EUR/year
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The scope of Pakistan Studies at the International Islamic University Islamabad is multi-dimensional. It encompasses, in brief, history of the genesis of Pakistan, its geography, geo-politics, culture, society, religion, economy and other social issues.


Undoubtedly, Pakistan Studies as an academic discipline has been gaining momentum both in terms of its employment opportunities and better future.


In particular, graduates of Pakistan Studies at the International Islamic University Islamabad find good opportunities in teaching profession at different educational institutions, colleges and universities and also employment in the Civil Services of Pakistan.

Moreover, graduates of the discipline find employment opportunities in various administrative, cultural, financial and research institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rise of Muslim Nationalism in British India, 1857-1947
  • Cultural Heritage of Pakistan
  • Pakistan as Reflected in Pakistani Literature
  • Muslim Political Philosophy in British India (Mujadad Alf-Sani, Shah Wali Ullah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal)
  • Pakistani Society and Culture
  • Islamic Studies
  • Women in Pakistan Politics and Society
  • Role of Mass Media in Political Development of Pakistan
  • Regional Literature: Punjabi, Pushto, Sindhi, Balochi or Kashmiri

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A candidate for admission into 2-years MA program in Pakistan Studies must have at least BA/BSc (with at least 50% marks) or equivalent degree from the HEC recognized institutions.

International students:

  • Application fee (US $75); attach copy of deposit slip / challan or Bank Draft or Pay Order with application form favoring IIU Islamabad
  • Passport size photographs with blue background
  • Copy of Passport Residential Permit (Eqama), Overseas ID card, NOC of /o Foreign Affairs or Your Embassy in Pakistan
  • Three copies of duly filled government of Pakistani Permission form (Students’ Information Sheet)
  • Verified educational documents (all degree/certificates)
  • Valid Passport / Valid Study Visa
You need to apply through your embassy or send your application directly to Director (Acad) IIUI. You will be required to submit GMAT and TOEFL score.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    516 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 258 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    516 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 258 EUR per semester during 24 months.

PKR 54200

Living costs for Islamabad

36883 - 51236 PKR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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