English Language and Literature, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language

About

Profile of the Programme:

The BA programme in English Language and Literature from University of Nicosia concentrates on two core areas:

  • Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language
  • English Literature, by covering the major authors and issues from 1580 to the present day and by offering a detailed study of all literary genres: poetry, drama, and prose.

The courses of the literature component are so designed to give the student good knowledge of the literary history of Anglophone literature and the cultural conditions under which it is written.

The courses of the linguistics component aim to provide the student with a thorough grounding of the principles underpinning the study of language, the diversity of linguistic study. The TEFL courses aim to provide students with the knowledge and skills relevant to teaching English with emphasis on classroom management and the use of technology.

Career Prospects:
The BA in English Language and Literature gives students the potential to pursue many career opportunities. These opportunities include:
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
  • Teaching English Literature
  • The Media. The skills gained through the degree open up possibilities in many areas of the media and communications, including journalism, publishing, advertising, administration and PR.
Access to Further Studies:
Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Second Cycle degrees (Master’s Degree).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS 120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Fiction
  • Introduction to Drama
  • The Science of Linguistics
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Pedagogical Grammar
  • Applied Linguistics

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • The general admission requirement for entry to an undergraduate programme of study is a High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification. 
  • English Language Proficiency

Students with the following English qualifications will register directly for their academic programme of study:

  • TOEFL: 513 and above
  • Computer-based TOEFL: 183 and above
  • Internet-based TOEFL: 65 and above
  • IELTS: 5.5 and above
  • Cambridge Exams [First Certificate] : B and above
  • Cambridge Exams [Proficiency Certificate: B and above
  • Cambridge Exams [Proficiency Certificate: C and above
  • GCSE English Language "O" Level: C and above
  • Michigan Examination of Proficiency in English: Pass
  • Michigan Examination of Competency in English: Pass

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9120 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9120 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8940 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 550 - 850 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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