BS (Hons) in English Literature

Program Introduction

The BS (Hons) in English Literature program 2021 at UMT equips students with analytical and writing skills which can be applied to many other situations and professions. Students who choose this degree have numerous opportunities to excel in life.  At UMT, the study structure of the program mainly focuses on the distinct literary history of Pakistan and provides students a unique chance to explore wide range of regional literature.

The course of BS (Hons) in English Literature program consists of literature and creative writing. Both these tracks are intertwined and organically linked. The Institute has an excellent reputation for challenging, innovative, forward-thinking teaching and research in literature and creative writing. Faculty members are acclaimed writers and scholars who are also enthusiastic and experienced teachers, and have the ability to convey ideas and explain techniques strongly and clearly. The participants of English Literature are taught about the role of creative writing in literature. Similarly, students of creative writing are introduced about the current literary trends in creative writing.

An open disciplinary spaces have been created through a variety of subject combinations. The combinations of disciplines offered in the beginning of program train students for lifelong effective communication in English. The discipline broadens the vision of students and gives them deep insight into literature.

A UMT BS (Hons) English Literature degree prepares students for English majors and for postgraduate research in language and literature within and outside Pakistan. They also have the option of joining various careers as digital copywriter, editorial assistant, English as a foreign language teacher, lexicographer, magazine journalist, newspaper journalist, publishing copy-editor, secondary school teacher, etc.

Program Details

4 Years

Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate / A-Level or equivalent and no 3rd dividion in matriculation.

50% marks in NTS\UMT entry test