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    Application Deadline
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    Duration
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The Bachelor of Arts in English at American Public University System teaches you to organize thoughts and ideas, and express them with eloquence and clarity as you explore English, American, and world literature. 
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Overview

It also places an emphasis on preparing you to be successful in a variety of professions where exceptional communications skills are valued, such as public relations, editing, writing, reporting, legal, and research. 

Here at the American Public University System we offer a Bachelor of Arts in English. A concentration in writing techniques addresses specific audiences in creative, technical, and professional arenas, and gives you the opportunity to develop articles and other writing samples as part of a portfolio.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively express ideas and evidence in writing.
  • Discuss representative literary texts and critical theory to enhance a life-long learning process.
  • Conduct an analysis of a literary work and discuss the history and characteristics of various periods and genres.
  • Analyze written materials and examine the relevance of multiple interpretations in a diverse society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of literature in the British and American canon and beyond, in order to apply their interpretations against their own cultural experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Courses Start Monthly

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      8-Week Program Format

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Research, Analysis, and Writing
  • History of the English Language
  • British Fiction
  • British Poetry
  • American Fiction

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
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Funding

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