Welcome To the Department

Though, Linguistics is not new for the world but it's new to most of the people at our country. As its newly developing discipline at Pakistan; we are proud to offer pure linguistic subjects like Syntax, Morphology, Semantics, Phonetics, Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics etc. Linguistics is popular in the country and this is reflected besides anything else in the fact that both students of languages and literature love to claim some sort of expertise and affiliation with linguistics.

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Introduction to Linguistics

Language being one of the most common features of human development, the subject LINGUISTICS remains as popular as less understood branch of knowledge. Linguistics is scientific study of language as a system. Yet no language is taught as part of linguistics. Linguistics is name of skills once acquired can be applied on any language of the world. Modern linguistics has replaced grammar and is much more technical than the old grammar.

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The Department

Placed in the Social Sciences Block - II of Quaid-i-Azam University, this department is one of fewest if not the only one in the country for higher education (and research) on the subject Linguistics. Students are taught and guided to complete 60 credit hours in 20 courses (10 Core + 10 Optional) as standard criteria for Master's degree in Q. A. U. (see Courses page). In addition to primary courses mentioned above, a range of useful courses has been selected and defined with a focus to achieve international standards in modern linguistics.

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