- English Literature (MPhil)
2 years full-time
English Literature (MPhil)
__ - _____, 2022
M.Phil. in English Literature is an innovative, two-year course offering first-class teaching from a faculty with an eminent reputation in English. Students will be uplifted to pursue striking lines of enquiry relating to literature, culture, and criticism.
Within the course framework, students will be able to study particular areas in-depth, drawing on a wide-ranging program of seminars to build a rational focused sense of historical, conceptual, or coherent specialism which further helps to explore diverse topics.
M.Phil. English Literature covers, from Greek to classical, Shakespeare to modern prominent culture, through the classic pieces of the last two centuries i.e., the 19th and the 20th century. The writing will be analyzed into the view of their historical and cultural backgrounds and broader theoretical frameworks. English has been affected by all the other disciplines and hence can be elaborated by various interdisciplinary backgrounds. Moreover, it gains advantage from plethora of subject credentials both in terms of linguistics as well as literature. Anyone willing to opt for literature particularly for the purpose of research will be required to focus on the historical & psychological background of the written piece. This program is an aggregate in itself which requires extensive research for the sake of writing argumentation. It provides specialisms including environmental humanities, lyric and the history, theory, and practice of poetic forms, post-colonial and world literature, critical theory, histories of the book, the digital humanities, Marxist literary theory, performance theory, the cognitive humanities, psychoanalysis, and literature, philosophy and literature, and visual culture.
The module for English Literature comprises upon a plethora of writing genres, ranging from the initial gothic era to the present era. This degree which requires a period of two years, allows the student to go through various genres so as to make them capable to comprehend the archaic literature. These students can further utilize this learning in the research filed as well as acquire the degree for autonomous accomplishment.
Following the first year, in the second year the students are allowed to broaden their module courses by opting from various subjects such as philosophy, paleography or select any particular genre, author, or even opt for history which will help him relate the background with the emotions and expressions of the author or poet.
Students finally submit a second, longer dissertation, or a substantial publication. The scholars who are willing to go further towards the doctorate level should consult the supervisors, teachers, and career counselors for opting the appropriate course beforehand.
If any scholar opts for extra time other than the requisite minimal two years. Then fortunately there is a great deal of chance to interact with other disciplines and acquire a depth in understanding as well as thinking ability which can never be achieved at the master’s level. The combination of aplomb faculty and knowledge research cognizant environment is one of the strengths of the course.
The teaching staff is required to teach about gothic culture, archaic literature, manuscript technicalities. Moreover, the aspirants are given the opportunity to inculcate the topic of interest in their course work and the research projects. The course is covered by the utilization of activity based learning methods, thus ensuring that the student assimilates all the imparted knowledge.
The English department focuses on the creating a comfortable ambience where the students will be able to learn properly by indulging in plethora of activities. Auxiliary notes are available on the portals. Apart from this, various meaningful activities and events will also be arranged such as seminars and symposiums in relation to research. This will not only improve the skill set, but also provide the students with the opportunity to interact with the famous names in their field. If you are a research scholar, then in this case your closest possible guiding star will be your supervisor. As your supervisors are an adept in your field of choice, so they will share the responsibility of providing you with all the required guidance regarding studying, writing and other research steps, upon which they will agree upon.
The allocation of supervision for this course is the responsibility of the Faculty of English which caters to the students’ interest to pursue the meticulous research work. Students are also supported throughout the course, by their supervisors, who are in continuous alliance and assistance with the students to produce meticulous research work.
All the modules are assessed by coursework, followed by term papers and research articles, including presentations, essays, innovative writing forms, online writing exercises, such as various blogs, columns, and research.
According to the HEC, minimum of two and maximum four years are allowed for the completion of the aforementioned degree along with all the requirements.
Before applying for a degree, you should first check that we recognize your undergraduate education qualification. This can include:
- Pakistani Based Examinations:
- Level 6 – Bachelor (Hons) of 8-10 semesters with 124-140+ Credits Hours in relevant subject.
- Level 6 – MA/MSc (16 years) in relevant subject.
- International Qualifications:
- Any qualifications/degree program which are declared equivalent to Level 6 in relevant subject by the Higher Education Commission.
- Minimum 2.5/4.0 CGPA in semester system or 60% in annual system examination are required.
The MPhil in English Literature is an absolute preparation for further research in English and analogous disciplines and includes focused training in research methods and skills. It also provides a basis for success in a vast range of academic as well as non-academic careers. Moreover, this qualification indicates a great degree of credentials, critical analysis, research expertise, all of which can prove to be useful in any future career path.
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Major expenses are for the Tuition fees. We charge the expenses in the very beginning and commencement of each semester. Moreover, you can choose between instalments as well as full fee payment.
Additional course costs
Additionally you may have to pay a small sum for some necessities such as stationary, books and other such equipment. Moreover, you may need to pay for field trips.
|Courses||CrdHrs||Tuition Fee/CrdHr||Tuition Fee/Semester||Enrollment Fee (500 per Course)||Examination Fee (500 per Course)||Medical Diagnostic Charges (500 per Semester||Societies & Club Fee(2500 per Semester)||Total Fee For Semester|
|10||30||Total Semesters Fee||390,100|
As far as funding at postgraduate level is concerned, we grant scholarships but only to a few but very competent students. The scholarship opportunities provides by the external associations are also included in these funds.
The Department of English Language and Literature has already laid its basis since 2014 under the direction of The University of Lahore. The University of Chenab is carrying forward the zest and zeal with its legacy of the English Department. You will undergo an outstanding experience of 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 hammer out careers in professional and academic job markets. Our graduates are highly qualified with credentials in drafted as well as vocal communication, analytical thinking, and problem solving. This enables them to fraternize and excel in increasingly kaleidoscopic and globalized world order. Their employability is ensured in fields as diverse as customer service teaching, content creators, media, communication, civil service, and many others.
We also target to foster an aptitude for advanced learning and research among our students. For this, our faculty members dedicate themselves to impart collaborative and meticulous ambiance. Faculty areas of specialization are disparate and wide-ranging including studies in Applied Linguistics and Literature. BS English, MPhil English Literature, and MPhil Applied Linguistics ensures students’ engagement with Reading and writing in various rhetorical contexts, interpreting and analyzing a broad array of texts and genres, developing and sustaining criticality, understanding various approaches to second language acquisition, Multiple historical and cultural contexts of language and literature, the terminology, methodology and theories of English Studies, and majorly focusing on the production of independent research.
The Department of Languages, in the concerned faculty is responsible for awarding a 4 year program of BS English. in Given the scope of this degree program, in which the instruction medium is English, different types of literature styles and literature periods of English are completely read and understood with the help of different courses related to criticism and textual analysis, both the comparative and American literature are thoroughly offered to students so they can get a better understanding of various literatures and cultures. This program offers a vast prospect in which psychological, social, and biological viewpoint of the language are catered by the means of linguistic courses. Additionally, elective courses are offered from various disciplines whereby the students are equipped with the information, skills, and competencies necessary to conduct interdisciplinary academic research.
In the next five years, we look forward to better integrating the department’s various programs by spotlighting 21st-Century Literary and Linguistic Studies. Our vision of literary studies centers on diversity, as indicated in our search priorities. Our classes and co-curricular programming will encourage students to see the difference the social sciences make in the various communities they engage and transit. We encourage faculty to join learning communities devoted to enhancing our pedagogy and making it more inclusive, we will further expand the pedagogical training and mentoring we offer to our graduate students.
Currently, the Department is offering the following undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs:
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