English Language & Literature at the only British University in Cyprus
Our English Language & Literature degree offers linguistic and literary perspectives on the study of English. You will be working with a range of materials, including classic literary texts as well as popular media texts such as advertisements, descriptions, analysis and interpretation of data, thus developing great skills for the workplace.
You will cover a range of topics on how language works both structurally and persuasively and also how language is used in its various literary, social and cultural contexts for effect. We offer a mix of traditional and innovative subject choices and consider new ways of thinking about English Language & Literature. You will be taught the processes of language through grammar and syntax, and you will also have the opportunity to study modules in stylistics. In addition to “literary greats” such as Shakespeare and Dickens, you will learn about contemporary fairy tales and film.
Current students and alumni of BA (Hons) English Language & Literature answer many interesting questions regarding their studies at the only British University of Cyprus and explain how the programme enabled them to develop their personality and pursue their professional goals.
The course is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in teaching or professional writing in a range of industries such as publishing, advertising, journalism, theatre, law and the public service. It helps them improve their literacy, develop profound knowledge, gain research and analysis abilities and enhance their oral and written communication skills. Our graduates go into a wide range of occupations such as teaching, publishing, journalism, arts administration, law, advertising and theatre.
English Language & Literature organises many events every year and the course team are involved in many research activities that enrich our students’ learning experience. Please find below a list of the events and activities that the course organised this year. Click on the links provided to find out more about each event/activity.
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