The Department of English (Graduate Studies) was established in 2001 and now has 38 PhDs in linguistics and literature, making it one of Pakistan's largest English departments. The department is a major component of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad. The department offers PhD in English (Literature), PhD in English (Linguistics), MPhil in English (Linguistics), MPhil in English (Literature), and MA in English.
To enhance the potential of students for creating knowledge and developing competencies in English Studies by their grooming, focusing on creativity, critical thinking, and confidence building through quality education and counseling.
We seek to impart knowledge through creative pedagogy in a way that provides its students a firm grounding in the various areas of English Studies: literature, linguistics, language, and culture. While retaining links with the intellectual anchorage of the past, the pivotal point of our mission is to stay alive to the turns and needs of the fast-changing times and conduct innovative research. By expanding the students’ intellectual horizons, sharpening their critical acumen, and enhancing their communicative competence, the department aims to lead its students into the future with the right academic, social, and moral credentials.