The MPhil English Program opens up career prospects in higher education in Pakistan. It prepares the graduates for a diverse range of professional fields including teaching, journalism, law, publishing, fashion and the fine arts. The graduates also pursue careers in creative writing and a host of public and private sector fields, from content design to research and consulting, that requires analytical thinking and advanced writing skills. Students of the department of English enter a variety of fields including civil services, educational administration, translation, public relations, creative art, advertising and media (television, film, radio, newspapers, magazines, blogs etc.).
MPhil English is an intensive research degree program that provides its students a strong grounding both in linguistics and literature. The program encourages independent reading, observation and analysis; thus preparing the students for academic research at the highest level. Overall, it is a well-rounded and thorough program that will enhance a student’s knowledge in language and literature. GIFT University engages some of the best known teachers and researchers to teach and supervise various research projects at MPhil level. In addition to on-campus teaching and research activities, GIFT provides academic and logistic support to the students to participate in various conferences, attend seminars and engage with other institutes of higher learning.
With the rising demand of English language teachers at higher levels of education, GIFT University has launched a broad based program which caters to the needs of the market. The program is basically designed for researchers and English language teachers who want to enhance their knowledge, teaching skills and research abilities in the field of English literature and linguistics. In addition to the taught courses, the MPhil program provides a unique opportunity to the students to excel in the field of research in a highly competitive environment so that they may pursue doctoral research projects in Pakistan and abroad.
Graduates holding MA English, MA English Language Teaching (ELT), MA Teaching of English as Foreign Language (TEFL) degrees or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the HEC with minimum second division or 2.50 CGPA are eligible to apply.
- Passed the previous degree with a cumulative GPA score of 2.5/4.0 (under a semester system) or a second class Master’s degree (earned under annual system).
- Passed the GAT-General, conducted by NTS at the time of admission and must be valid. However, a provisional admission can be granted which will be confirmed by the University after the candidate passes GAT-General test conducted by NTS. Alternatively, candidates have to pass MPhil GIFT University admission test with 50 % marks.
- Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions.