Curriculum

The Department of English Language and Literature adopts an innovative and modern approach in the design of its curriculum which is validated from the UK partner, London South Bank University.

BA in English Language and Literature
(Three sub-specialisations)
Code of Modules: 
ELIT English Language and Literature
ALNG Applied Linguistics
TRAN Translation
Common Modules (Year P and Year 1)
Year P - Introductory Foundation Modules

Semester 1: (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ELIT01P English and Study Skills  20
ELIT02P Practical Criticism 10
ELIT03P Phonetics and Phonology 10
ELIT04P Literature of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds 10
ELIT05P Arabic Language & Grammar I 10

Semester 2:  (Total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Modular Weight
ELIT06P English and Academic Writing 10
ELIT07P Renaissance Literature and Culture 10
ELIT08P Morphology and Semantics 10
ELIT09P Introduction to Translation (into Arabic- into English) 10
ELIT10P The Rise of the Novel 10
ELIT11P Modern European Language I (French/Spanish/German) 10

English Language and Literature (General): (Year 2 and 3) Semester 1: (Total modular Weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ELIT01I Modern Literary Theory I 10
ALNG01I Stylistics 10
ELIT03I Shakespeare 10
ELIT04I Studies in Romantic Literature 10
TRAN02I Translation of Literary Texts (into Arabic- into English) 10
ELIT06I American Literature I 10

Semester 2:  (Total modular Weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ELIT07I Women Studies 10
ELIT08I Realism in the Novel 10
ELIT09I Topics in Comparative Literature I 10
ALNG07I Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 10
ELIT11I The Short Story 10
*Electives: ELIT12I TRAN08I TRAN10I  Creative Writing Economic, Financial  and Commercial Translation (into Arabic-into English) Newspaper Translation (into Arabic-into English) 10

*Students choose one module from the elective courses above to complete the 60 credits of semester 2. Year 3  Semester 1: (Total modular weight 60)  

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ELIT01H  Modern Literary Theory II 10
ALNG06H Discourse Analysis 10
ELIT03H Postmodern Fiction 10
ELIT04H Modern and Contemporary Drama 10
ELIT05H Modern American Literature II 10
*Electives: ELIT06H TRAN02H ALNG04H ELIT12H    Performance Studies Consecutive Translation (into Arabic-into English) Second Language Acquisition (EFL/ESL)  Topics in Comparative Literature II                 10

*Students choose one module from the elective courses above to complete the 60 credits of semester 1.   Semester 2:  (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ELIT07H Modern Poetry 10
ELIT08H African American Literature 10
ALNG07H Language Testing and Assessment 10
ELIT10H Colonial and Postcolonial Writing 10
ELIT11H Research Project in Literature 20
 
Applied Linguistics (Year 2 and 3) Year 2 Semester 1:  (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ALNG01I Stylistics 10
ALNG02I Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis 10
TRAN02I Translation of  Literary Texts (into Arabic- into English) 10
ALNG04I Sociolinguistics and Psycholinguistics 10
ALNG05I History of the English Language 10
TRAN04I Translation Linguistics 10
 
Semester 2: (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ALNG07I Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 10
ALNG08I Data Management in Applied  Linguistics  Research 10
ALNG09I  Introduction to Computing ICT 10
ELIT09I Topics in Comparative Literature I 10
ALNG11I Critical Discourse Analysis 10
*Electives:   TRAN08I TRAN10I Economic, Financial and Commercial  Translation (into Arabic- into English) Newspaper Translation (into Arabic-into English) 10
 
*Students choose one module from the elective courses above to complete the 60 credits of semester 2. Year 3 Semester 1:   (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ALNG01H Introduction to Computational Linguistics 10
ALNG02H Data Management in Applied  Linguistics  Research 10
ALNG03H Diagnosing Reading Disabilities 10
ALNG04H Second  Language Acquisition (EFL/ESL) 10
TRAN02H Consecutive Translation (into Arabic- into English) 10
TRAN07H Computer-Aided Translation Technology: Translation Memory 10
 
Semester 2:  (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
ALNG07H Language Testing and Assessment  10
ALNG08H Data Management in Applied  Linguistics  Research 10
ALNG09H Project: Research in Applied Linguistics 20
TRAN08H At Sight Translation (into Arabic- into English) 10
TRAN09H Screen Translation (into Arabic- into English) 10
 
 
Translation (Years 2 and 3)   Year 2 Semester 1: (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
TRAN01I Translation Studies: from Nida to Baker 10
TRAN02I Translation of Literary Texts (into Arabic – into English) 10
TRAN03I Arabic Language and Literature  10
TRAN04I Translation Linguistics 10
TRAN05I Research Tools for Translators1-Cultural Context 10
ALNG01I Stylistics 10

Semester 2: (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
TRAN07I Research Tools for Translators 2 -Cultural Context 10
TRAN08I Economic, Financial and Commercial  Translation (into Arabic- into English) 10
TRAN09I Manuscript Editing (English/ English) 10
TRAN10I Newspaper Translation (into Arabic- into English) 10
TRAN11I Modern European Language (French/Spanish/German) 10
ELIT09I Topics in Comparative  Literature I 10
 
Year 3 Semester 1:  (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
TRAN01H Lexicography and Terminology 10
TRAN02H Consecutive Translation  (into Arabic-into English) 10
TRAN03H Manuscript Editing (Arabic/ Arabic)  10
TRAN04H Translation of Legal Documents (into Arabic- into English) 10
TRAN05H Modern European Language Translation  (French/Spanish/German) 10
ALNG06H Discourse Analysis 10
 
Semester 2: (Total modular weight 60)

Module Code Title Modular Weight
TRAN07H Computer-Aided Translation Technology: Translation Memory 10
TRAN08H At Sight Translation (into Arabic-into English) 10
TRAN09H Screen Translation (into Arabic-into English) 10
ELIT12H Topics in Comparative Literature II 10
TRAN11H  Translation Project  20