BS English Language and Literature


  • Total Number of Credit Hours: 130
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Course Load per Semester: 15-18 Credit Hours
  • Number of Courses per Semester: 5

Road Map

Course Plan for BS English Language and Literature

  • Year 1, Semester 1

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
  • 1English- I (C)3
  • 2Academic Writing (C)3
  • 3Introduction to IT (C)3
  • 4Introduction to English Literature (DSFC)3
  • 5Introduction to Linguistics (DSFC)3
  • Total15
  • Year 1, Semester 2

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
  • 1English- II (C)3
  • 2Pakistan Studies (C)3
  • 3English for Occupational Purposes (C)3
  • 4Introduction to Sociology (GC)3
  • 5English Phonology and Phonetics (DSFC)3
  • Total15

  • Year 2, Semester 3

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
  • 1Islam and Arabic Studies (C)3
  • 2French/ Chinese/ German (GC)3
  • 3Introduction to Psychology (GC)3
  • 4History of English Literature (DSFC)3
  • 5Sociolinguistics (DSFC)3
  • Total15
  • Year 2, Semester 4

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
  • 1Rhetoric/ Public Speaking (C)3
  • 2Introduction to Philosophy (GC)3
  • 3Introduction to Anthropology (GC)3
  • 4Introduction to Mass Communication (GC)3
  • 5Short Story (DSFC)3
  • Total15

  • Year 3, Semester 5

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
  • 1Introduction to PoliticalScience(GC)3
  • 2Literary Theory I (Major)3
  • 3Contemporary Issues in Applied Linguistics (DSFC)4
  • 4English Poetry (From the beginning to the 18th Century) (Major)4
  • 518th and 19th CenturyNovel (Major)4
  • Total18
  • Year 3, Semester 6

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
  • 1Literary Theory II (Major)3
  • 2Psycholinguistics (Major)3
  • 3Greek and Elizabethan Drama (Major)4
  • 4Language, Culture and Society (DSFC)4
  • 5Intr. to American Literature (Major)4
  • Total18

  • Year 4, Literature - Semester 7

    Sr.No. Courses Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Research Methods in Linguistics4
  • 2Modern Drama (Major)4
  • 320th Century English Novel (Major)4
  • 4Elective-I3
  • 5Elective-II3
  • Total18
  • Year 4, Literature - Semester 8

    Sr.No. Courses Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Research Methods in Linguistics4
  • 2Discourse Analysis4
  • 3Introduction to Stylistics4
  • 4Elective-I3
  • 5Elective-II3
  • Total18

Admission Criteria

A candidate must have Intermediate Certificate in Arts, Sciences or Commerce from a recognized Board/ Institution of higher education in Pakistan or A Levels from an English Educational System. Candidates are also required to appear in an in-house written test, followed by an interview.


The program structure is flexible and diverse to cater to the needs of the contemporary job market and student interests at the same time. Study of literature is blended with the study of English language with the aim of improving the linguistic and pedagogical competence of those who wish to choose to teach as their career as well as those preparing for careers in media, business, diplomacy etc., which demand well developed interpretive and communication skill. We expect that this program of study taught by our highly enthusiastic and qualified faculty will instill in students a passion for reading and writing. It will provide confidence to appreciate, interpret and analyze complex literary texts by contextualizing them in their broad theoretical and ideological context in written and oral form.

Fee Structure

BS English Language & Literature ( 4 yrs, 8 semesters)

  • Courses Cr. Hrs. Fee per course Admission Fee Total Fee 1st Semester
  • 3913016,00025,000649,000105,000


The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.

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