The study of literature is combined with the study of the English language with the goal of improving the linguistic and pedagogical competence of those who wish to teach as a career as well as those preparing for careers in media, business, diplomacy, and other fields that require well developed interpretive and communication skills.


BS English Literature is very prominent among English language enthusiasts. It is the creative writing art form. People who enjoy writing down their thoughts and ideas pick this field of study as a speciality. This is a four-year degree programme that allows students to examine the globe from every angle. It provides mental liberty and a person recognises the right to express themselves verbally or in writing.
During the course of this degree programme, students will learn what language is, how it evolved, what the purpose of speaking is, and how it can be meaningful in a variety of ways. Language is without a doubt the best means of communication, and studying English has become vital because it is an international language. People can easily survive anywhere in the world if they know to speak in English.

Career Opportunities

Students who complete this programme have exceptional talent and a keen sense of observation; yet, teaching is not their sole choice. People with this degree have a lot more opportunity to develop and demonstrate their abilities in the workplace. For English graduate students, content writing, SEO analyst, administrator, communication specialist, and a variety of other positions and fields may be offered. Employers consider people with good English communication skills and a good accent to be the icing on the cake. Communication is the foundation of any successful plan, negotiation, or monitoring. It not only has a big impact on the client, but it also contributes to the atmosphere. Effective speaking can either help or hurt a company’s bottom line. Students with strong communication and interpersonal skills are in high demand and can find work quickly. They can also establish their own business in an area of interest to them.

Hard work never disappoints and always pays off handsomely. Knowing a language and learning it enthusiastically is essential for individuals who want to pursue it as a career. Writing creativity can lead to being a well-known author and prospering through useful writing. Novels, poems, poetry, and plays that are written in an attention-grabbing style transmit the right messages. Many writers and their writing styles can inspire people. Stimulations can then bring about positive improvements in society.

Program Learning Outcomes

English has become a Predominant Language and a basic requirement for accessing the immense storehouse of knowledge in every field around the world. The B.S. (English) programme was created to meet the demand for a challenging and interesting academic experience. The programme has been created to provide the individual with an overall development experience that includes exposure to an integrated sequence of courses in Literature, Linguistics, History, worldwide literatures, as well as social sciences, liberal arts, sciences, and management. As a result, the curriculum attempts to prepare students to serve productive requirements not only as individuals but also as citizens of society.


Semester 1
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENG-301 English -I (Grammar) 3(3-0)
2 ENG-303 Introduction to Literary Studies 3(3-0)
3 ENG-305 History of English Literature – I 3(3-0)
4 POL-304 Gender & Human Rights 3(3-0)
5 ENG-321 Functional English 3(3-0)
6 ISL-321 Islamic Studies / Ethics 2(2-0)
Total 17
Semester 2
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENG-302 English-II (Reading and Study Skills) 3(3-0)
2 ENG-304 Classical Poetry 3(3-0)
3 ENG-306 History of English Literature – II 3(3-0)
4 ENG-308 General Linguistics 3(3-0)
5 HIS- 502 History of Europe (1848-1991) 3(3-0)
6 PST-321 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
Total 17
Semester 1
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENG-401 English-III (Writing Skills) 3(3-0)
2 ENG-403 Greek Drama 3(3-0)
3 ENG-405 Prose 3(3-0)
4 CSI- 321 Introduction to Computing Applications 3(3-0)
5 MCM-404 Mass Media in Pakistan 3(3-0)
6 PSY-407 Social Psychology 3(3-0)
Total 18
Semester 4
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENG-402 English-IV (Listening , Speaking and Presentation skills) 3(3-0)
2 ENG-404 Literary Criticism 3(3-0)
3 ENG-406 Elizabethan Drama 3(3-0)
4 ENG-408 Novel – I 3(3-0)
5 ENG-410 Phonetics and Phonology 3(3-0)
6 SOC-307 Introduction to Sociology 3(3-0)
Total 18
Semester 5
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENG-501 Romantic &Victorian Poetry 3(3-0)
2 ENG-503 Modern Drama 3(3-0)
3 ENG-505 American Literature-I (Drama) 3(3-0)
4 ENG-507 Literary Theory- I 3(3-0)
5 ENG-509 Pakistani Literature in English-I 3(3-0)
6 ENG-511 Literature of War and Conflict 3(3-0)
Total 18
Semester 6
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENG-502 Modern Poetry 3(3-0)
2 ENG-504 Novel-II 3(3-0)
3 ENG-506 American Literature-II (Poetry & Novel) 3(3-0)
4 ENG-508 Literary Theory-II 3(3-0)
5 ENG-510 Literary Text Analysis 3(3-0)
6 ENG-512 TEFL 3(3-0)
Total 18
Semester 7
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENG-601 Novel-III 3(3-0)
2 ENG-603 Pakistani Literature in English-II 3(3-0)
3 ENG-605 Postcolonial Studies 3(3-0)
4 ENG-607 World Literature 3(3-0)
5 ENG-609 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
6 ENG-611 South Asian Literature 3(3-0)
Total 18
Semester 8
Sr # Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENG-602 Comparative Approaches to Literary Studies 3(3-0)
2 ENG-604 Theatre of the Absurd 3(3-0)
3 ENG-606 Media and Culture Studies 3(3-0)
4 ENG-608 Russian Literature 3(3-0)
5 ENG-610 Popular Narrative 3(3-0)
6 ENG-612 Short Stories 3(3-0)
Total 18
Total Credit Hours 142

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