English Literature, M.Phil. | The University of Lahore | Lahore, Pakistan
24 months
3282 EUR/year
3282 EUR/year
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The English Literature program of The University of Lahore focuses on an all-inclusive coverage and analysis of British, American, Continental, and Postcolonial literature 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 English Literature program of The University of Lahore comprises taught courses of 24 credit hours. Upon the completion of courses, only students obtaining a GPA of 2.75 or above may write a research dissertation (6 credit hours). Those not meeting the criterion of 2.75 GPA may improve by repeating the course(s) with the lowest score as per the rules of HEC.

Career Prospects

As per HEC’s regulations, MPhil is now a basic requirement for lecturership at universities in Pakistan. It is a gateway to research enabling students to pursue a PhD in their selected area of interest.

MPhil graduates are also taken up by research firms for assistance in research projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Literary Theory
  • Postcolonial Theory and Literature
  • Research Methodology
  • Pakistani Literature in English

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 16 year of education culminating in an MA or a 4-year BS degree in the relevant field, with minimum 2.5/4.0 CGPA under semester system or 2nd division (i.e. 45 percentile score) under the annual system
  • UOL entry test and interview are mandatory.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3282 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1641 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3282 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1641 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 372,000 PKR per semester

Living costs for Lahore

33365 - 45152 PKR /month
Living costs

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