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English Language and Literature, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) Ankara, Turkey
Through a study of major authors, literary works and movements, the undergraduate program in English Language and Literature from Bilkent University helps students to achieve a mature understanding of themselves and the world, and to learn to read critically and analytically, write clearly and persuasively, reason soundly and express themselves intelligently in English.
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Overview

In addition to giving a solid foundation in English Literature and Culture, the English Language and Literature course from Bilkent University emphasizes critical thinking, communication skills and intellectual growth.

The department curriculum comprises the analysis, study, and discussion of various types of literature, literary terms and movements; periods of English literature from Old and Middle English literature through Renaissance, 17th C., 18th C., the Romantic period, the Victorian age, to the present; theory and practice of criticism.

Apart from department courses, students will be able to take elective courses from a wide variety of subjects offered by the other departments of the University, notably in foreign languages, social sciences, computer programming, and fine arts. This wider distribution of courses will provide the students with opportunities to broaden their culture, contribute to a desirable balance of intellectual interests, and prepare them for more specialized studies in the future.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Medieval and Renaissance Literature
  • Collegiate Activities Program
  • History of Turkey
  • Thinking Mathematically 
  • Introduction to Sociology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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General Requirements

  • A minimum diploma score of 28 out of 45. Mimimum one HL subject related to the applied program.
  • Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal holders in International Science Olympiads recognized by TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and  Technical Research Council of Turkey)
  • SAT Reasoning Test: A minimum score of 900 out of 1600 in “Math” and “Critical Reading” sections.
  • SAT Subject Test: A minimum score of 500 out of 800 from mimimum two sections related to the applied program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7685 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 45.000 TL for Turkish students

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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