M.Phil. History

The MPhil History is a 2-years degree program that comprises of coursework and research thesis. This is designed to meet the demands of faculty members at higher education institutions as well as the general public. The program's main goal is to instill a sense of history and historiography in students through conducting research on local, regional, and international history. Through specialized study courses in Muslim Arab and international political studies, the evolution of British India (colonial India) will be explored. The efforts of Muslim leaders in the struggle for liberation will be focused.
The students will read a thorough history during the coursework. They will learn advanced research methodology to explore more depths of the historical events. Thus, it will provide the finest scholars and researchers in history to the educational and research institutes.

Core Courses

  • Historiography
  • British India
  • History of Modern World
  • History of Pakistan
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Thesis

Eligibility Criteria

  • 16 years of education in the relevant subject with at least 2.50/4.00 CGPA or equivalent marks
  • NTS GAT General or MUL GAT with at least 50% score
  • Pass admission test (as per university policy)


MPhil History is a postgraduate degree in history that intends to train the next generation of historians. History degree holders have a lot of opportunities in Pakistan’s public and private sectors. Despite the fact that history is considered a non-vocational subject, history graduates work in a wide range of fields. Candidates, with MPhil Degree in history, have bright scope in many educational and research departments. The degree holders can work easily in the fields of Civil service, diplomacy, archaeology, communication, survey, research, television, politics, museum, tourism, and publishing. There is quite good ratio of employment in the faculty of the universities. The MPhil degree can be carried forward to the doctorate degree.

Universities Offering M.Phil. History in Pakistan

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