Ph.D(Eng)

Objectives

The key aims and objectives of the PhD English programme are to:

  • Equip the scholars with the theoretical and practical knowledge of research and advanced concepts in their chosen field to enable them to become experts in the selected areas

  • Enable the scholars to pursue independent research in their fields

  • Enable the scholars to supervise research work in their areas

COURSE PLAN

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Course Code

Course Title

Pre-Req

CrH

Core Courses

1

ENG890

Advanced Seminar in Research

3

Elective Courses

1.

ENG801

Phonological Theory and Optimality

LNX411

3

2.

ENG811

Syntactic Theory and Minimalism 

LNX430

3

3.

ENG813

Corpus Linguistics 

LNX438

3

4.

ENG815

Corpus Stylistics

3

5.

ENG817

Lexical Functional Grammar

3

6.

ENG871

Language Policy and Planning

3

7.

ENG819

Morphological Theories

3

8.

ENG823

Computational Linguistics

3

9.

ENG831

Conceptual Semantics

LNX421

3

10.

ENG833

Intercultural Pragmatics

3

11.

ENG835

Cognitive Linguistics

3

12.

ENG841

World Englishes

3

13.

ENG843

Dialectology

3

14.

ENG845

Anthropological Linguistics

3

15.

ENG851

Current Issues in Literary Theory

LIT475

3

16.

ENG853

Theories of Narrative and Narratology

3

17.

ENG861

Shakespearean Studies

3

18.

ENG863

Pakistani Literature in English

3

19.

ENG867

Latin American Literature

3

20.

ENG868

World Literature in English

3

21.

ENG869

Women Writers in English

3

22.

ENG855

Translation Theories

3

23.

ENG864

Trends in American Literature

LIT452

3

24.

ENG865

Emerging Genres in Literature

3

25.

ENG900

Dissertation

18

Assessment

Assessment of the students for each course (other than dissertation) in the PhD programme will be carried out according to the following formula.

 

Assessment Tool

Marks

1

At least two research based assignments and one presentation

30%

2

Midterm examination of 1.5 hours duration

20%

3

Final Term examination of 3 hours duration

50%

Total

100

 

PhD English scholars will be governed by the following grading scheme.

Marks

Grade

Marks

Grade

Marks

Grade

0-63

F

70-75

C+

80-84

B+

64-69

C

76-79

B

85-100

A