BS in English

Entry requirements: Intermediate/A Levels (12 years of study) with a minimum of 50% marks in the last exam

Nature/Duration: Morning Program (full-time only)

Course Details

Sr. Categories No. of Courses Credit Hours
1. Compulsory Requirement (No Choice) 09 25
2. General Courses 08 24
3. Foundation Courses 10 30
4. Major Courses including Research Project 13 39
5. Electives within the Major 04 12
TOTAL 44 130
Total numbers of Credit Hours 130
Duration 4 Years
Semester duration 16-18 weeks
Course Load per Semester 15-18 Cr Hrs.
Number of courses per semester 5-6

Course requirements and structure

The HEC approved curriculum will be used for the BS in English Program with relevant changes and additional General and Elective Courses as approved by the Ziauddin University Academic Council.

Please note: 

  • The Foundation courses are mandatory for all Literature and Applied Linguistics students.
  • Depending upon the results of the entrance test, the students will need to study up to two non-credit courses in years 1 and 2 to improve their English language skills. It will be mandatory for students to pass these courses.

Indicative List of areas from which general courses could be chosen:

Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education Script Writing Human Rights
Information and Communication Technologies in Education News Writing and Reporting Access to Justice
Educational Psychology Documentary Writing
Child Development Media and Politics
Teaching Literacy Skills Photo Journalism
Any other Creative writing Any other


Assessment will be done through classroom-based tasks (40%) and mid-term/final exam (60%).


Attendance in classes is mandatory. You will need a minimum of 80 % attendance in a course to sit for the final exam.


Our graduates will be life-long learners and able to join the work force in diverse professions and enterprises such as business, government, and academia.  Generally, preferred fields are journalism, film and social media, banking industry, customer care services, and teaching and research.

Fee Structure

Program/Course Duration Admission Fee Tuition Fee (including examinations) Security Deposit (Refundable) Student activity fund
BS in English 4 years 5,000/ Rs 40,000 per semester 5,000 10,000 per year