MA Literature

MA literature is a 2 years degree program designed to help students who want to teach literature in Pakistan . Both pre-service and in-service teachers will benefit from the program. MA literature, which focuses on current theory and practice in literature teaching, will help them advance their careers by introducing them to a variety of teaching approaches, curriculum and syllabus creation, and creating classroom activities and lesson plans. Students will be able to build and reflect on their comprehension of literature as a result of the program. Teaching and leading them to investigate contemporary advancements in teaching methodology and teacher education so that they can perform the roles of teachers and model-facilitators in an amicable manner. The program focuses on developing their receptive and productive language skills, as well as their knowledge and understanding of literature.

Core Courses

  • Bilingualism
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Morphology and Syntax
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Introduction to English Language Teaching
  • Language Learning Theories
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • World Englishes

Eligibility Criteria

  • BA/B.Sc. or equivalent relevant qualification with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.5 out of 4 from HEC recognized university/institution.
  • Passing marks in entry test.


For MA literature degree recipients, there are numerous work options in both the public and private sectors. They also have a good probability of settling in another country. For them, the sky is the limit. Postgraduate students in literature have a plethora of job options in the entertainment industry. Candidates with strong writing skills may be hired as campaign managers, speech writers, and other roles that need advanced written and spoken English skills.

Professions for MA Literature after graduation are:

  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Technical writer
  • Reporter
  • Creative Writing
  • Copy Writing
  • Editorial assistant
  • Novelist
  • Freelance writer
  • Business communications and Technical Writing

Universities Offering MA Literature in Pakistan

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