DPIS

DEPARTMENT OF ISLAMIC STUDIES

Mphillislamiat
MISSION

The Department of Islamic Studies provides students a broader understanding of the role of
religion in human life. The aim is to create the context for discussion that allows students
to explore academic and personal questions about religion and society. The students are
encouraged to exercise their freedom of expression with respect to diversity.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Religion is among the most powerful, profound and enduring aspects of life. Islamic Studies
is concerned with the ideas through which religion is communicated: how it developed, what
it means, whether it is true, and how it may be reformulated. Study of Islam demands a
wide range of knowledge, considerable insight, and care in interpretation, whether you are
a student or a teacher. The Department of Islamic Studies at UOS Lahore Campus offers
you the opportunity to acquire knowledge, methods, skills, and capabilities necessary
to understand and evaluate ideas of Islam achieving the hallmark of pure academic and
research atmosphere.

The department is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences and offers M.Phil Islamic Studies
along with the quality study of Islamic Studies Compulsory. Islamic Studies course supports
liberal arts education, independent thinking, and inter-faith relations.

Programs

M. Phil Islamic Studies
Eligibility:
At least 50% marks in M.A Islamiat or
equivalent

Duration 02 years (04 Semesters)

Degree Requirements Minimum 30 credit hours