M.Phil./MS English Literature

M.Phil. in English Literature is a 2 Year Degree Program that covers core areas of English Literature, and Literary Theory.  This program offers candidates the opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of a range of issues concerning English Literature. The broad field of subjects includes the core course modules such as Literary Theory and Criticism and advanced research and bibliographic methods related topics. The program encourages the participants to develop a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of English Literature. Moreover, gain the skills required to challenge current professional practices for innovation and to undertake a range of leadership roles in the field.


  • Total Number of Credit Hours: 30
  • Duration: 2 Year
  • Course Load per Semester: 6-9 Credit Hours
  • Number of Courses per Semester: 2-3

Road Map

M.Phil./MS English Literature

  • Year 1, Semester 1

    Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs.
  • 1Literary Theory and Criticism3
  • 2Optional 13
  • 3Optional 23
  • Total9
  • Year 1, Semester 2

    Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs.
  • 1Advanced Research and Bibliographic Methods3
  • 2Optional 13
  • 3Optional 23
  • Total9

  • Year 2, Semester 3

    Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs.
  • 1Optional-I3
  • 2Optional- II3
  • 3Thesis I (For MPhil: Proposal Writing and Proposal Defense)3
  • Total9
  • Year 2, Semester 4

    Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs.
  • 1Optional-I (MS)3
  • 2Optional- II (MS)3
  • 3Thesis II (M.Phil.)3
  • Total9

Admission Criteria

  • Candidates who have a MA English (2nd Division), BS English (Hons), BA (Hons) (Major English) or 16 years of education in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 are eligible to apply for MPhil/MS English Literature.
  • A candidate will need to qualify UCP Admission Test and Interview for admission in MPhil/MS English Literature


The program primarily aims at producing effective professionals in the discipline of English Literature who will be able to contribute in different practical and research fields of Literature. To achieve the said goal, the program offers a broad range of cautiously selected courses. These courses provide the students with requisite and fundamental knowledge of theoretical underpinnings in the field of English Literature. Similarly, the candidates are trained both in theory and practice by applying the theoretical knowledge gained in practical and meaning oriented field research. It also aims at providing crucial preparation for writing the dissertation and making substantial contributions to work in students’ chosen field(s). The program ultimately envisions producing well-trained and productive scholars, sympathetic and intelligent critics, and effective and imaginative teachers and professionals.

Fee Structure

MS/M.Phil English Literature (2 years, 4 semetser)

  • Courses Cr. Hrs. Fee per course Admission Fee Total Fee 1st Semester
  • 103026,00025,000285,000103,000

Research Work

A Student will register for each Semester during the Thesis work and will pay Fee of one Course for each Semester. A student Registered for MS/MPhil Thesis will have to pay minimum fee equal to two courses and a student registered in Ph.D Thesis will have to pay minimum fee equal to four courses.


The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.

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