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Master in English

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Overview of the Program

Program Title: MA English 
Duration: 2 Years
Credit Hours: 72
Number of Semesters: 4 Semesters
Number of Courses: 24 or 22+Dissertation

Rules and Regulations

  • Students will study 21 core (compulsory) courses and 3 elective courses during the course of studies spread over four semesters.
  • All the courses, elective or compulsory, are of 3 credit hours each.
  • The option of writing a dissertation of minimum 8000 words;is offered to only those students who maintain a minimum CGPA 3.00 in the first three semesters. The dissertation earns the students 6 credit hours and is the equivalent of two courses.

Core Courses

  1. LT 531 History of English Literature
  2. LT 402 18th & 19th Century Novel
  3. LT 412 Classical Poetry 
  4. LT 519 Non-Fiction Prose (Renaissance, Victorian, Twentieth Century)
  5. LT 523 Short story
  6. LT 422 Classical Drama
  7. LT 527 Romantic & Modern Poetry
  8. LT 588 20th Century Novel
  9. LT 567 Modern Drama
  10. LT 548 Post-colonial Literature
  11. LT 532 Literary Criticism
  12. LT 590 Stylistics & Literary Discourse
  13. LN 433 Language Learning; Theories and Practice
  14. LN 444 Introduction to Linguistics
  15. LN 555 Phonetics & Phonology
  16. LN 597 Morphology & Syntax
  17. LN 559 Research Methodology
  18. LN 581 Psychology & Sociology of Language
  19. LN 538 Semantics & Pragmatics
  20. LN 415 Teaching Literature
  21. LT 412 Post-modern Literature
  22. LT 416 Critical Theory

Elective Courses

  1. LT 501 Twentieth Century Literature
  2. LN 463 Translation Studies
  3. LT 503 European Literature
  4. LT 504 Literature Written in Non- English Cultures
  5. LN 505 Literary Discourse
  6. LN 454 Creative Writing
  7. LN 487 Language and Literacy
  8. LN 491 Language and Gender
  9. LN 509 Language, Culture and Identity
  10. LN 510 World Englishes
  11. LT 511 Continental Literature
  12. LT 475 Pakistani Literature in English
  13. LN 513 Lexical Studies
  14. LT 514 American Literature
  15. LN 515 Project (3000-4000 Words)   OR
  16. LT 516 Dissertation (minimum 8000 words) (6 Cr Hrs)

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