BS English (Literature and Applied Linguistics)


In line with the guidelines provided by the HEC Pakistan, the programme has been designed in such a way as to cover the foundational areas of literature and linguistics, besides a variety of subjects from social and management sciences for diversifying the intellectual base of the students. Besides subject-specific areas, the programme also includes Sociology, HRM, Philosophy, Psychology, Communication, and IT skills.


The Programme is focused on English Literature (British) and Linguistics with two major options for specialization in both the fields. Besides British classics, the course has components from local (Pashto), sub-continental (Ghalib, Tagore and Iqbal), European literature (Tolstoy, Goethe, and Dostoevsky) and American literature (Steinbeck, Mark Twain, Dickenson, Emerson, and Frost).

Salient Features:

  • The program is a unique mix of English Literature, Linguistics and English Language Teaching.
  • This programme will facilitate students in terms of developing a firm intellectual base and better academic and research skills.
  • Students will have interactive activities like video conferencing, presentations, language skills development programmes and cultural events at Lincoln corner.
  • Students will learn in an Interactive and academically progressive Environment
  • Students will benefit from IMSciences’ linkages with the industry for internships and on-campus recruitments.


Eligibility For Admissions

Students with FA/FSc or equivalent qualification, securing minimum 45% marks in aggregate, are eligible to apply.
Qualifying the admission test and interview is compulsory. 30 marks will be awarded to applicants who have studied Elective English in Intermediate.

Degree Requirements

The BS English (Literature and Linguistics) is a 4 year degree program, spread over 8 semesters. Students are required to complete 136 credit hours of study in the program.


On successful completion of the degree programme, students will have an edge to compete in the market for their competency in English. Besides competing for public sector jobs through CSS and PMS, they will also be able to work as

  • Verbal Artist
  • Researcher
  • Analyst
  • Educationist /Academician
  • Media Critic
  • Content Writer
  • Sub-editor and Proofreader
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Office secretary
  • Tourist Guide