Bachelor's Degree Programme (Part-time)Introduces you to a range of literary genres, periods and styles, and teach you to critically analyse texts using key concepts and theories.
Applications Open: 17 January 2023
Applications Close: 31 March 2023
Next Available Intake: July 2023
Programme Type: Part-time Undergraduate
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Area of Interest: Linguistics and Languages
School/Department: School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences
This programme combines the disciplines of language studies and literature. The linguistics courses will deepen your understanding of the language system and broaden your perspective on language use and discourse in society. The literature courses introduce you to a range of literary genres, periods and styles, and teach you to critically analyse texts using key concepts and theories.
You may pursue English Language and Literature as a single major or in combination with a Minor.
Refer to general admission criteria for undergraduate programmes.
In addition to the standard admission criteria for all Singapore University of Social Sciences undergraduate programmes, applicants need to meet the following requirements:
An IELTS (Academic)# score of 6.5, or a TOEFL# score of 580 (paper-based) or 85 (internet-based), or a PTE Academic# score of 58, or C1 Advanced# score of 180 would be considered as a substitute of the required English Language entry requirement.
#Test scores must be obtained within the last 5 years at point of admission.
BA English Language and Literature To graduate with a basic degree, students are required to complete 130 credit units (cu), which include:
(Complete at least 10 cu of level 3 and above courses; maximum 20 cu of cross-listed courses)
A BA in English will give you a strong foundation in English Language and Literature, and will expand your career options by equipping you with a better knowledge, understanding and appreciation of English. You’ll be able to sharpen your analytical, writing and communication skills, which can be beneficial in many fields. For example, a degree in English Language and Literature will help enhance the careers of professionals who work primarily in English or write extensively in English, such as English teachers, journalists, public relations officers, writers, textbook writers and editors.
Since English is the working language of international commerce, this programme will also suit professionals working in other areas.
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