BS English

Program Description

BS English program runs under two intertwined tracks: literature and linguistics. The program has been designed with the view that both literature and linguistics are organically linked. The practice of early narrow specialization has been avoided, and open disciplinary spaces have been created through a variety of subject combinations. The combinations of subjects offered at the undergraduate level fulfill the academic and intellectual needs of the students with diverse aptitudes and varied plans for the future. BS English is a broad-based graduate-level program with an essentially modern outlook. It equips the students with a vast array of skills vital for future professional success.

Career Prospects

BS English will fetch jobs for its students in government offices, embassies, academic institutions, and policy and cultural research institutes as translators, officers, managers, teachers, customer relations officers, and researchers. The graduates of the BS English program will have the capacity for freelance work like editing, translation, proofreading, data processing, etc. Another possible employment option is journalism, where the English language and literature graduates are often employed. Students can do reporting and write for newspapers, magazines, and books, or they can find positions in content/blog writing and critique. If someone loves to write, he/she could be an author.

Program Objectives

BS English program has been designed to cater to the needs of Pakistani students who have the desire to excel in the fields of language and literature. The program helps students develop necessary critical ability and insight so that they may learn how to decipher a language specimen or a performance. The program provides students with a vast panorama of literary texts from around the world so that they may enhance their capacity to think critically and evaluate discourses produced in alien or unfamiliar cultural surroundings. The program also encourages the students to write for a variety of professional and social settings with grammatical accuracy, stylistic clarity, and the diversity of literary and social voices within the major traditions of literature and culture.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling. The more specific criteria follow:

  • FSc (Pre-Engineering / Pre-Medical).
  • Intermediate with Arts or General Science or Commerce.
  • Advanced Levels (A’ Levels).
  • Minimum 45% or equivalent marks in intermediate or equivalent qualification.
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.