Bachelors (BA) in English Abroad


English is described as a ‘world language’ or a ‘global lingua franca’. It is the world's most widely-used language in international business and telecommunications, newspaper and book publishing, scientific publishing, mass entertainment, and diplomacy.

The English language is the primary language of several countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and many of its former colonies, and the United States, and the second language in a number of multilingual countries, including India, Singapore, and the Philippines.Hence,the attainment of basic English proficiency, as is acquired in natural language learning and development of language into an instrument for knowledge acquisition.

Does this ring a bell? You don't have to be a literature fanatic to know these lines belong to Shakespeare's timeless Romeo and Juliet. But when someone starts talking about the Odyssey or Charlotte Bronte, do you find yourself stumped but at the same time intrigued? If creativity is your weapon and your joy, and writing your passion and reading your life, then you have got to jump into the world offered by the Bachelor’s of Arts in English.

Students pursuing a Bachelor’s in English acquire a strong skill set in the areas of creativity, analysis and communication. These combined skills can help them find gainful employment and enrich their personal lives. The program offers in-depth knowledge of English grammar and usage, British Literature, critical thinking, diversity, written and communication skills, and more. A Bachelor’s in English opens doors to a wide range of occupations.

English major students also learn critical tools for analyzing literature through three broad course requirements, in poetry, narrative, and methodology. It is just perfect for those who have their head in the clouds, their feet on the ground, and their minds preoccupied with literature 24/7.

Course Structure

Listed below is the list of core courses for a Bachelor’s of English Literature:

  • Novel Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama
  • English as a Second Language
  • International Fiction
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Literary Theory and Criticism

Course Subjects

Listed below are the prerequisite subjects required for a Bachelor’s in English.

  • English language arts
  • Social Studies
  • In addition knowledge of basic Mathematics and Science will be highly useful.

Top Specializations

Top Specializations :

  • Contemporary Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Media and Digital Studies
  • Medieval Literature
  • Modernist Studies
  • Race and Ethnicity Studies
  • Renaissance
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Theory and Cultural Studies
  • Visual Culture

Core Skills

Studying an English degree also develops skills in:

  • independent working.
  • time management and organisation.
  • planning and researching written work.
  • articulating knowledge and understanding of texts, concepts and theories.
  • leading and participating in discussions.
  • negotiation and teamworking to present ideas and information.


Top Scholarships

English Literature scholarships 2021 - 2022

  • Korean Government Self Finance Support Announced
  • New Zealand Aid Programme 2021-2022 Scholarships for international students
  • Global Korea Scholarship - Funded by Korean Government
  • George Essex Evans - University of Queensland Australia 2020
  • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Scholarships
  • ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship

Work Opportunities

Job profiles are not limited for students who complete a Bachelor’s in English. Some of the most prominent job profiles are as follows.

  • Social Media Manager
  • Technical Writer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Grant Writer
  • Librarian
  • Editorial and Content Manager
  • Communication Executive
  • Human Resources Specialist