BS English (Translation & Interpreting)

Objectives

Develop students’ translation-oriented written and oral proficiency in English and one of the offered foreign languages.

Familiarize students with the theoretical aspects of translation and interpreting.

Develop students’ skills in translating and interpreting texts of different types from English into one of the offered foreign languages and vice versa.

• Produce translators with market-oriented skills and ethics.

 

Role and Scope

Upon successful completion of this degree program, students will be able to:

Clarify the theoretical concepts of translation

Demonstrate translation-related reading and writing skills in English and selected foreign language

Conduct translation-related research projects using appropriate research methods and ethical procedures.

Conduct translation-oriented text analysis.

Produce translations of different text types using different translation techniques.

Conduct basic interpreting and translation in various contexts, such as interpreting in multinational companies,meetings, foreign delegations receptions, educational institutions and language centres.

 

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    8 Semesters (4 years)

  • Eligibility

    FA/ Fsc or relevant diploma equivalent to intermediate or more. The applicants should have secured at least 50% marks in elective English of 200 marks.

  • credit hours
    required

    136

  • Fee Rs

    399,840

 

Elective Languages

A student should select one language from the following:

      •    Arabic

      •   German

      •   Persian

      •   Russian

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-111 English-I (Reading and Writing Skills) 3(3-0)
IS-115 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
ILT-112 Introduction to Literature 3(2-0)
GEN-213 Introduction to Sociology 3(3-0)
ILG-113 Introduction to Linguistics 3(3-0)
IT-215 Introduction to Computer 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 17
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-128 English-II (Composition Writing) 3(3-0)
PS-122 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
IS-415 Psychology 3(3-0)
PAP-123 Phonetics and Phonology 3(3-0)
HEL-121 History of English Literature 3(3-0)
SS-124 Study Skills 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 17
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-224 English-III (Communication and Presentation Skills) 3(3-0)
ENG-214 Introduction to Environmental Studies 3(3-0)
STAT-316 Introduction to Statistics 3(3-0)
COMN-313 Mass Communication 3(3-0)
WEN-416 World Englishes 3(3-0)
  Introduction to Translation and Interpretation 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-229 English IV (Academic Reading and Writing) 3(3-0)
SEM-222 Semantics and Pragmatics 3(3-0)
AENG-227 Advance English Grammar 3(3-0)
HRC-224 Human Rights and Citizenship 3(3-0)
PHO-226 Philosophy 3(3-0)
  Special Topics in Translation: Science and Technology 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
LIT-324 Literary Theory 3(3-0)
  Elective Language Conversation – I (Speaking and Listening) 3(0-3)
  Elective Language Grammar – I 3(3-0)
  Elective Language Reading and Writing - I 3(0-3)
  General Translation 3(0-3)
  Machine Translation 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
STY-321 Stylistics 3(3-0)
SOC-322 Sociolinguistics 3(3-0)
LTA-325 Language Testing and Assessment 3(3-0)
  Elective Language Conversation – II (Speaking and Listening) 3(0-3)
  Elective Language Grammar – II 3(3-0)
  Elective Language Reading and Writing - II 3(0-3)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PLIT-413 Pakistani Literature in English 3(3-0)
RME-414 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
  Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA)       3(3-0)
  Consecutive Interpreting – I 3(2-1)
  Translation of Official Documents 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 15

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Translation of Scientific Texts 3(2-1)
  Elective Language Conversation – III (Speaking and Listening) 3(0-3)
  Consecutive Interpreting - II 3(2-1)
  Elective Language Conversation – III (Reading and Writing) 3(0-3)
PJ-426 Translation Project 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 15
  Total Credit Hours: 136