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English Studies
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Develop strong analytical and writing skills, as well as the knowledge and practical skills required for advancement in English teaching careers
English Studies at EUC
The BA in English Studies at EUC allows students to explore the enduring issues of identity, culture, morality and civilization through the analysis of literature and language. Students develop skills in textual analysis, critical thinking and writing, as well as the knowledge and practical skills required for teaching English as a foreign language. The program reflects the increased demand for teachers in schools, private institutes and private lessons for young children, students and professionals who want to improve their English. The program’s content fosters critical thinking and clear writing skills which offer graduates multiple employment opportunities in business and government organizations as well.

Program Summary

Languages: English
Duration:4 years
Mode of Study:Online
ECTS:240

Our graduates work in:

  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Mass Media
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Content Writing

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5 Stars Distinction for Online Learning European University Cyprus has received the Five Stars distinction in the area of Online Learning on the QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars University Ratings) rating of institutions around the world. This rating of excellence was achieved with high scores for student-faculty engagement, student services and technology and for commitment to online learning. Through rigorous and independent data collection and analysis of performance metrics, European University Cyprus also received Five Stars in teaching, employability, internationalization, medicine and inclusiveness. Language Centre The Language Centre of European University Cyprus was founded in 2016 and serves as a coordinating and examining centre for all language courses offered at EUC, such as the following:
  • ESP (English for Special Purposes)
  • EFL (English as a Foreign Language),
  • Greek as a Foreign Language
  • EPT (English Placement Test) and GPT (Greek Placement Test) sessions
  • Other foreign languages (e.g. German, Russian, etc.)
All instructors are highly qualified and hold postgraduate degrees from a number of Universities of the U.K and the U.S.A among others.  Apart from their academic qualifications, our instructors also have extensive teaching experience in tertiary education.   The Language Centre is supervised by the Chairperson of the Department of Humanities and there are academic coordinators for each of the languages offered by the Centre. View the past version of the program here.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
2
General Education Requirements24
3
Core Requirements168
4
Major Electives30
5
Free Electives18
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Total Requirements240

Bachelor – Online – English Language and Literature

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General Education Requirements24 ECTS
2
English and Communication12
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
4
END103Instruction in Expository Writing6
5
COD215
Public Speaking and Human Communication
6
6
Humanities and Social Sciences Electives12
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Core Requirements168 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
3
ENL110Advanced Academic Writing6
4
LIN100Linguistics: Language and Structure6
5
LIN105Linguistics: Language and Use6
6
LIT100Introduction to Drama6
7
LIT105Introduction to Poetry6
8
LIN200English Grammar6
9
LIN210The History of the English Language6
10
LIT200Introduction to Fiction6
11
LIT205Shakespeare6
12
LIT210Modern Drama6
13
LIT215Critical and Cultural Theory6
14
LIN230Applied Linguistics6
15
LIN235Phonetics and Phonology6
16
LIN300Sociolinguistics6
17
LIN305Psycholinguistics6
18
LIT300Romanticism6
19
LIT305British Fiction6
20
LIN315Teaching Methodology in ESL6
21
LIN330Second Language Acquisition6
22
LIT315The 19th century English Novel6
23
LIT320Post-Colonialism6
24
LIT325Contemporary Poetry6
25
LIT400American Fiction6
26
LIN400English as a Global Language6
27
LIT405Women in Literature6
28
LIN405Language and Gender6
29
LIT420Modernism and post-modernism6
30
LIN420World Englishes6
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Major Requirements30 ECTS
2
Students select any Five (5) from the list of the following courses:
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
4
Literature
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
6
LIT330Children's Literature6
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LIT335Nature Writing and Climate Change6
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LIT340Queer Readings6
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LIT345African - American Literature6
10
LIT350Special Topics: Literature6
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LIT355Creative Writing6
12
Linguistics
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
14
LIN335Special Topics: Linguistics6
15
LIN345Discourse Analysis6
16
LIN350Semantics and Pragmatics6
17
LIN355Interculturalism in Second Language Teaching6
18
LIN375Teaching English to Young Learners6
19
LIN380Technology in Second Language Learning6
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