In its response to the rapidly changing world, the Department of English Language and Literature nurtures the disciplines of literature, applied linguistics and translation to broaden the intellectual horizons of students. It aims at helping students to reach personal and professional success upon joining one of the following specialisms:

  • BA English Language and Literature (General) where students focus on the interpretation and analysis of literary texts and study theories of literature and criticism.
  • BA English Language and Literature (Applied Linguistics) where students study spoken and written communication, distinctive levels of analysis: phonology, grammar and lexis.
  • BA English Language and Literature (Translation) where students acquire the skills of professional translation: terminology and lexicology, computers and translation, and theoretical aspects of translation.
Our programmes meet the needs of the 21st century by focusing on the historical knowledge of different cultures and the effective use of technology for communication and creativity. In this respect, our courses sharpen students’ analytical thinking, argumentation, creative writing, inquiry and collaboration skills. For our graduates, the sky is the limit; they may find opportunities upon graduation in the fields of business, research, public relations, media, education, publishing, translation, linguistics, finance, entertainment, law, human resources and health-care industries. as copywriters, critics, editors, public relations representative, teachers, technical writers, writers/authors, interpreters, researchers and computational linguists.