MS/Mphil Arabic

It is a minimum 2 years and maximum 4 years postgraduate degree program that boosts the essential knowledge of the Arabic language and literature. It offers plentiful knowledge about historical information about Arab geography, culture, and economy. The students study the grammar and linguistics of Arabic that give in-depth learning of the language. The aspirants will have a skilled grasp of reading, writing, and speaking Arabic. The prerequisite for admission is MA/BS in Arabic with a minimum of 50% marks (annual system) or 2.50 CGPA (semester system). The applicants must have cleared GRE International or GAT-General from NTS. The applicants may have to clear the admission test of the university. Therefore, it is advised to check the admission criteria of the university before applying.

Core Courses

  • Research Methodology
  • Philosophy
  • Introduction to linguistics
  • Literary Criticism
  • Islamic Literature
  • Modern Arabic Literature
  • Classical Arabic Literature

Eligibility Criteria

  • BS/MA in Arabic with 2.5CGPA.
  • Passing marks in the entrance exam.


MS/MPhil in Arabic provides boosted knowledge about the Arabic language with expert skills in critical evaluation and analysis. It also improves the research skills of the degree holder to research various contexts. The aspirants get the opportunity to get adequate knowledge about Arab culture. Thus, it makes the degree holders start work in different professional capacities. Arabic is the official language of all Arabic and some African countries; therefore, the degree holders have a good scope in the businesses that are intermingling with Arabic spoken officials. There is a positive scope of employment in many embassies, consulates, and foreign offices to work on senior roles. Many prestigious universities employ the MPhil degree holders in their permanent or visiting faculty. Some publication houses employ experts of the Arabic language with at least an MPhil degree to conduct research about the existing books and provide new material for publication, for literary and educational purposes. The degree can be carried forward for a doctorate to get more expertise.

Universities Offering MS/MPhil Arabic in Pakistan

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