The Department of English Language and Literature at International Burch University has always been a strong, award-winning teaching department, committed to the symbiotic relationship of teaching, research, and the larger concerns of the society. Postgraduate studies at this department offer an alternative to more traditional Humanities-based similar studies by providing a unique combination of subject expertise and employability activities not offered elsewhere. An MA degree, in particular, offers access to a wider range of employment and study opportunities, and is essential to anyone who pursues a career in Humanities-related fields.
The department's members bring their interdisciplinary interests to their courses, addressing various areas such as: • linguistics and literature and their relationship with other arts, sciences, history and philosophy; • the nature of literary language; • language acquisition processes; • an in-depth analysis of scientific research methods
MA studies at the Department of English Language and Literature are open to all individuals who share passion for learning and exploring languages, and who wish to specialize in the area of language education, linguistics, or literature. If you wish to study language in depth, and understand how it interacts with the world around you, this department is right for you.
This graduate program aims to: • professionally empower students through their active involvement in academic conferences and scholarly publications; • motivate students to increase the knowledge of their field by contributing original work; • enhance students' awareness of the cultural contexts of theoretical and literary works; • provide rhetorical skills in preparation for different professions, such as teaching, law, publishing, and public relations.