Department Of English

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. 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.
MA English at GIFT University is a unique fusion of literature and linguistic components. The courses are meticulously designed for the gradual and comprehensive intellectual growth of our students. The goal of the program is to make students understand, analyze, and use their knowledge of the English language as professionals in practical life.
MPhil English is an intensive degree program that provides its students with firm grounds, both in linguistics and literature. The program encourages independent reading, observation, and analysis; thus, preparing the students for quality academics at the highest level. GIFT University engages some of the best-known teachers and researchers to teach at the MPhil level. In addition to on-campus teaching, GIFT provides academic and logistic support to the students to participate in multiple conferences, attend seminars, and engage with other institutes of higher learning.
MPhil Applied Linguistics is designed to help students develop the skills and experience they need for a successful career in teaching English as a second language. The MPhil Applied Linguistics program opens up career prospects in the higher education sector in Pakistan. It prepares the graduates for a diverse range of professional fields, including English language teaching, journalism, and publishing.
PhD (English) is a three years program consisting of one year’s coursework and two years of research. The program has pathways to English Literature and Applied Linguistics with aims to broaden and deepen researchers’ knowledge and understanding of their chosen topic of study. Exploration of the nexus between theory and practice begins with the six taught courses that will develop students’ capability to perceive critical issues facing applied linguists and English literature. This broad foundation will enable students to hone their specific interests towards the conduct of supervised research that will make an original contribution to their fields.