The department of English & Applied Linguistics is a newly established and one of the pioneer departments of University of Lakki Marwat. Currently, the department offers BS English (4 Years) and MA English (2 Years) programmes. The offered programmes aim at enhancing both literary and linguistic skills of the students. Literature courses furnish an opportunity to equip the young minds with critical and creative abilities while linguistics courses familiarize students with scientific and practical study of English language and improvise their communication skills. Keeping in view the significance of both literature and linguistics, the courses have been designed in such way that will not promote only knowledge and scholarship but students will also find the courses interesting and candid. In addition, an establishment of language laboratory is also under process at the department. Language laboratory is very useful tool that facilitates classroom management and interaction via computer-based exercises and activities to maximize language immersion.
• To promote intellectual distinction, critical thinking and academic excellence
• To develop creative faculty, practical knowledge and linguistic skills
• To enhance the spirit of learning in a diverse environment
To impart knowledge in such a manner so that the genuine essence of language and literature may be inculcated in the minds of the students that prepare them for a life