MA (2Years) ENGLISH (Languistic and Literature)

 

The Department of English was established in 2015, it is a center of academic, intellectual and cultural activities. Apart from running its four full-time programs i.e. BS English (Four-year), MA English(Language and Literature), M.Phil Literature in English, and M.Phil Applied Linguistics, the department provides support to all other departments of the university by offering interdisciplinary courses, e.g. Functional English, Academic Reading & Writing, Communication Skills etc. These classes are being taught by the trained and qualified faculty members. Further updating in the designed scheme of studies will be sought to make the programs more effective and quality oriented. The courses have been designed to help students develop a strong knowledge-base in each specific area and be able to apply their knowledge to discuss the domain-specific issues and seek solutions to various problems.
Research is the major component of our study programs. Thesis is the compulsory requirement for BS English and the two M.Phil degree programs. It is optional in MA English program. Our students conduct research on a variety of topics from Literature and Applied Linguistics under the supervision of learned advisors.
The faculty of the Department of English comprises qualified and experienced teachers who are able to teach the approved courses. The department is an excellent English Language and Literature learning/teaching platform and is committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a diverse range of students by providing opportunities of taught courses and research. Besides promoting a vibrant research culture, the Department of English is committed to embracing the progressive research and reinforcing existing thought patterns. The intended focus of the department is on achieving excellence in research of practical importance. One of the main objectives of the Department is to promote research on local languages, such as Urdu, Pahari, Hindko, Gojri, etc.
Mission
The English Department at Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, Nerian Sharif AJK falls helps students build knowledge of the content and methods of literary studies. In addition, our faculty is committed to an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge. The students of English department will pursue careers in education, research, business, law, government, and publishing. The Department’s policies and its reading- and writing-intensive curriculum demonstrate our commitment to the liberal arts.
Vision
• To provide appropriate pedagogies – including class size – and environments (classrooms, equipment, resources, and technology) that will lead o student retention and success as well as an increase in the number of majors and minors.
• To help students see themselves as professionals, as part of a discipline with skills and abilities valuable in the business, teaching, publishing, or post-graduate work.
• To give students a sense of themselves as citizens of a larger community by encouraging participation in service learning
• To assure that students encounter creativity crucial to English studies through readings by professional writers.
• To balance the needs of general education – communication, diversity, global perspectives, interdisciplinary studies – with those of the major.
Profile PictureSaadia Saba Ms.Saadia Saba
Program Coordinator
Completed Masters, from IIU, Islamabad.
Completed MS, from Foundation University, Islamabad.
Specialization: Linguistics
Ph: 051-4101539
Email: saadiasaba@miu.edu.pk

 

1st Semester
Course Code Course Credit Hours
Introduction to Literature 03
Introduction to Linguistics 03
History of English Literature 03
Academic Writing) 03
Morphology and Syntax 03
Poetry (Classical and Romantic) 03
Total Credit Hours in Semester I 18
2nd Semester
Course Code Course Credit Hours
Semantics 03
Classical Drama 03
Literary Criticism 03
Phonetics and Phonology 03
Classical Fiction 03
Research Methodology 03
Total Credit Hours in Semester II 18
3rd Semester
Course Code Course Credit Hours
Sociolinguistics 03
Psycholinguistics 03
Second Language Acquistion (SLA) 03
Pragmatics 03
Quran – o –  Hadith 03
Total Credit Hours in Semester III 15
4th Semester (Linguistics)
Course Code Course Credit Hours
Discourse Analysis 03
Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) 03
World Englishes 03
Applied Linguistics 03
Discourse Analysis 03
Total Credit Hours in Semester IV 15

 

THESIS                                                                                                                                  6

Or

Following two courses in lieu thereof

  1. Translation studies                                                                                     3
  2. English for Specific Purposes (ESP) 3

 

4th Semester (Literature)
Course Code Course Credit Hours
American Literature 03
Comparative Literature 03
Seerat and Tasawwuf 03
South Asian and Pakistani literature in English 03
American Literature 03
Total Credit Hours in Semester IV 15

 

THESIS                                                                                                                                  6

Or

Following two courses in lieu thereof :

i           Popular Fiction                                                                                                           3

ii          Emerging Genres                                                                                                        3

 

  • Total Credit Hours of 4 Semesters: 66
1st semester fee:Rs.31,000/-
2nd to last Semester fee:21,000/-

 

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