The Department of History was established in 1995 as part of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities. Since inception, the Department has been running academic programmes at Intermediate, Graduate and Post-graduate level. MPhil History has been launched since Spring 2015. This aims to cater the needs of faculty members working at higher educational institutions and general Public.
The major objective of the program is to inculcate the sense of History and Historiography through research on local, regional and international History.
The evolution stemming from British India (colonial India) will be highlighted through specialized study courses consisted of Muslim Arab and international political studies.
The endeavors of Muslim leaders during freedom struggle will be focused.
||The students are eligible to apply for admission to M Phil History with the following educational background:
i. 2nd class Master Degree in History.
ii. Candidates with published articles will be preferred.
iii. All other rules and instructions applied by Allama Iqbal Open University from time to time.
iv. Test and interview will be conducted by the Admission Committee, Department of History AIOU, Islamabad
Selection of the candidates will be made strictly on the basis of merit/criteria laid down by the Department/ University.
||Maximum 5 Years
|Medium of Instruction:
||The outlines, allied material and two assignments for each course are provided to students. Workshop a compulsory provides face to face teaching of 48 hours for each course conducted by the Department at the main campus, AIOU, Islamabad only. A student has to secure 50% pass marks in two assignments and final examination for each course.
|AIOU Credits Required:
||36 Credit Hours
||Eighr courses are completed in two semesters.Semester: 1
1. BRITISH INDIA (1857-1947)-I-2731
2. BRITISH INDIA (1857-1947)-II-2732
4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY-2734
1. HISTORY OF MODERN WORLD SINCE 1945 -I-2735
2. HISTORY OF MODERN WORLD SINCE 1945 -II-2736
3. HISTORY OF PAKISTAN (1947 - 1988) -I-2737
4. HISTORY OF PAKISTAN (1947 - 1988) -II-2738
||One Week Workshop per 3 Credit Hours