A candidate for registration in the M.Phil/M.S Course Work Programme must have at least a Master’s degree (minimum 2nd class), preferably with a demonstrated ability to undertake high-level research. Candidates are required to clear a test conducted by the Centre with a minimum of 50% marks.
Students are initially enrolled on a provisional basis for two-semester coursework in European Studies. After passing 24 credit hours of coursework with a 3.0 CGPA (minimum) in the M.Phil coursework programme, students become eligible for thesis writing. MS students (without thesis) are required to complete 30 credit hours of Course Work only. After completing the course work, they submit their thesis plans for approval by the Advanced Studies and Research Board (ASRB), University of Karachi. The students are then enrolled as full-fledged M.Phil students. After due process, the degree in European Studies is conferred by the University of Karachi.