MS(LING)

There is an ever-growing demand of trained English teachers. Colleges, universities, and language schools, all need qualified English teachers. English has now become more than a mere language.It is a bridge across borders and cultures, and a source of unity in a rapidly evolving world.This program shall enable students to learn how linguistic analysis can be used in practice in the vast arena of Language with specializations in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Computational Linguistics (CL), English Language Teaching (ELT), and English for Specific Purposes (ESP). This program inculcates specialized skills to effectively perform teaching of English language. This program integrates Language and computing skills.

Program Objectives

  • To produce qualified teaching resource
  • To integrate ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in Teaching of English Language
  • To develop collaborative e-learning resources for teaching
  • To encourage teachers to be critically engaged in advanced research in English language teaching and learning

Award of Degree

  • Passed courses totalling at least 30 credit hours, including all those courses which have been specified as Core courses
  • Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.5

Program offered in Campuses

Islamabad Karachi Lahore Peshawar Chiniot-Faisalabad
Tentative Study Plan
Semester 1
Crdt Hrs. Pre Req
SS501 Comp. Assisted Lang. Learning 3 -
SS502 Fund. of Language & Linguistics 3 -
SS503 Computational Linguistics 3 -
Semester 2
Crdt Hrs. Pre Req
SS310 Research Methodology 1 -
SS5XX Specialist Module - I 3 -
SSXX1 Elective - I 3 -
Semester 3
Crdt Hrs. Pre Req
SS591 MS Thesis - I 3 -
SS5X2 Specialist Module - II 3 -
Semester 4
Crdt Hrs. Pre Req
SS592 MS Thesis - II 3 -
SSXX2 Elective - II 3 -

Note: Registration in “Thesis-I” is allowed provided the student has:

  • Earned 18 credits
  • Passed the "Research Methodology" course
  • CGPA is equal to or greater than the graduating CGPA (2.5)