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BAEnglish Language and Literature

Tuition fee $9,800 per year
Application fee $0 one-time
Deposit $1,000 one-time
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The mission of the Department of English Language and Literature is to achieve academic excellence, and to educate students with solid knowledge of both English language and literature, and western culture.
The vision of the Department of English Language and Literature is to take an active part in the global academic field while studying both canonical and contemporary literary works and tendencies in English literature.

Programme structure

1- To be able to use English language competently concerning four basic skills, namely listening, reading, speaking, and writing.

2- To have extensive theoretical knowledge about English literature.

3- To gain knowledge about literary theories and to be able to apply these theories to various literary texts.

4- To acquire detailed knowledge about British culture in all its aspects.

5- To be able to compare and contrast English literature with other literatures through works from different periods and genres.

6- To be able to compare and contrast British culture with other cultures.

7- To plan, organize, and conduct the activities related to the field.

8- To acquire the skills of creative, critical, and analytical thinking.

9- To gain knowledge about how to conduct an academic research and to use the acquired knowledge in accordance with the purpose of the research.

10- To acquire professional ethics and to use them in the process of research and production.

11- The ability to translate various kinds of texts from different disciplines both from English into Turkish and from Turkish into English.

12- To get prepared for professional life by developing a sense of responsibility through individual tasks and group projects.

13- To be able to understand and decipher various discourses involved in literature such as literary, philosophical, psychological, cultural, critical and theoretical discourses in English language.

14- To be able to understand and be a part of world culture.

Career opportunities

Instructors and lecturers at universities
Teachers at schools affiliated with Ministry of National Education and at private schools and institutions
Educational counsellors
Translators and interpreters
International and public relations specialists
Media sector (editing, newspapers, journals, publishing houses, TV)
Film sector
Dramaturges in theatres
They can also hold several postions in
Banks, ministeries, government offices,
Several international institutions such as United Nations, UNICEF, UNESCO, and European Union, and Embassies
Tourism sector
National and International Airlines, and International Trade Companies

Apply now! Commence year 2019
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Nov 4, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States