DEPARTMENT OF URDU LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
AIM OF THE STUDY
Department of Urdu Language and Literature teaches literature, culture and history of Pakistan besides providing reading, writing, speaking, Urdu-Turkish translation, Turkish-Urdu translation skills. Development of Urdu language and stages of Urdu literature are taught by studying famous poets and authors of Urdu.
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STUDENTS
Students can be successful in Department of Urdu Language and Literature if they have a special interest in learning languages. Students must be successful in language and literature lessons in high school. Advanced foreign language knowledge, especially English is of high importance in order to follow researches on Urdu language and literature fields. Candidates must also consider that Urdu language is written in Persian-Arabic letters and its literature is also affected by Persian-Arabic languages and cultures.
DIPLOMA AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
“Faculty of Languages, History and Geography Bachelor’s Degree” and “Philologist” title is assigned to graduates of our department. Whilst job opportunities are limited for graduates of Urdu Language and Literature Department, graduates can be employed by public and private institutions and companies such as Ministry of Foreign affairs, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, archives, libraries, translation offices.