Faculty of Languages and Literature

Department of English

As an English major at The University of Lahore, you will find excellent education – one that strikes an ideal balance between language and literature. With a wide array of academic programs, we brace up our undergraduate and postgraduate students to forge careers in professional and academic job markets. Our graduates thus leave empowered with skills in oral and written communication, critical thinking, interlocution, and problem-solving. It enables them to collaborate and excel in increasingly globalized and kaleidoscopic world order. Their employability is thus ensured in fields as diverse as teaching, media, communication, civil service, and many others.

We also aim to foster an aptitude for advanced learning and research among our students. For this, our faculty members dedicate themselves to impart excellence and outstanding scholarship. Faculty areas of specialization are disparate and wide-ranging including studies in language, literature and linguistics.

The English major ensures students’ engagement with and command on:

  • Reading and writing in various rhetorical contexts
  • Interpreting and analyzing a broad range of texts and genres
  • Developing and sustaining criticality
  • Developing language skills in connection with the surrounding social setup
  • Understanding different approaches to second language acquisition/learning
  • Production of independent research
  • Multiple historical and cultural contexts of language and literature, and
  • The terminology, methodology and theories of English Studies



  • Bachelor of Science in English Language and Literature
  • Master of Philosophy in English Literature
  • Master of Philosophy in English Applied Linguistics
  • Master of Arts in English Literature