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A Bachelor of Arts is a degree that students earn upon completing a program focused on a specific field of study within the liberal arts. The length of these programs vary depending on the country and the institution, but in most cases it requires three to four years to complete such a degree.

English is a field of study that encompasses many things, but precisely what is a BA in English? Students who pursue this degree program are often passionate about the written word and the diverse manner in which it is used to express thoughts, feelings and emotions. Degree programs of this type typically develop many skills in students. A few common skills graduates have are critical thinking, written and oral communication, academic writing, grammar, reasoning and analysis, and logic.

There are a number of benefits to pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English. Graduates are sought after because the things they learn are essential to careers in any industry. The programs offer much more than a study of literature, as they also develop valuable skills relating to communication and culture.

The cost of a program offering a Bachelor of Arts in English will vary greatly depending on the institution and the country in which the program is offered. It is important for individuals interested in this type of program to conduct thorough research on the cost of the programs that appeal to them before making a decision.

The careers that are most often pursued by graduates of an English program are quite varied. These industries include, but are certainly not limited to publishing, education, journalism, marketing, and public relations.

 

If you are interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English, there are many online opportunities available to you. Our comprehensive database includes a wide variety of options for you to choose from. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BA Applied English

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

The programme, which ofers the chance for learners to major in English, ofers one of the most enduring and popular options internationally in the humanities. Learners will become knowledgeable of the many ways in which English, and more broadly, language is and can be used around the world today. The exciting range of modules covers all areas of the modern feld of English Studies, from Literature and Linguistics, through to Translation & interpreting and Discourse Studies. [+]

BAs in English. Overview The BA Applied English programme is for those interested in studying English as a subject matter in its own right. Students in the programme will become knowledgeable of the many ways in which English, and more broadly, languages are used around the world today. Subjects are offered in the areas of linguistics, literature and translation studies. Aside from being a plaftorm for the development of intellectual faculties, the programme provides ample opportunity for students to engage in the application of their learning. This is done, for instance, through the practice of translation and interpreting. Applied English students will acquire a range of skills transferrable not only to work such as language teaching, translation and interpreting, and editing, but also many settings requiring the ability to identify and deal with real-world problems in an innovative manner. Unique selling points of the programme • Become equipped as a professional communicator in an international setting • Prepare for further study by obtaining the most versatile of undergraduate qualifications • Gain two degrees: an XJTLU degree approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education and a degree from the University of Liverpool • Have the option of earning the qualification entirely in Suzhou, China, or do so at the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate from the BA Applied English programme, you will have: • gained techniques in, and approaches to, the study of English language and literature • the ability to... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English

Stamford International University
Campus Full time June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

English is the global language of business. Good English skills will open doors to unlimited opportunity and unlock career possibilities. [+]

English is the global language of business. Good English skills will open doors to unlimited opportunity and unlock career possibilities. A Modern and Practical Arts Program – Get to experience the different applications of English in today’s changing world by studying in Applied Global Communication. Touch upon the traditional aspects of a BA in English – such as literature, poetry and drama – and also see the more modern applications of the English language in disciplines that have a global perspective. 21st Century Skills – Study in a programs that explicitly focuses on developing skills for success in the 21st Century. Learn to critically analyze and evaluate information, express yourself creatively, collaborate with others, and communicate effectively and with confidence. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) – Learn subject matter while perfecting your language skills. A CLIL methodology helps students continuously improve their English through the study of content, and benefit from a highly sophisticated level of language proficiency upon graduation. Career Opportunities The program with the most wide-ranging work options in international environments that require strong English language skills, critical thinking, information literacy, communication and collaboration skills. Freelancer (Translator, Interpreter, Content Writer, Editor, Columnist) Government officer responsible for foreign affairs, international cooperation Communication Manager, Content Manager Personal Assistant to high-level executives English language specialist, English language teacher International Project Manager [-]

BA (Honours) English

Bishop's University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Canada Sherbrooke

The Bishop’s experience in English is about studying all kinds of cultural texts, from Old English epics to contemporary films and television. It’s about both critical insight and creative production. [+]

BAs in English. The Bishop’s experience in English is about studying all kinds of cultural texts, from Old English epics to contemporary films and television. It’s about both critical insight and creative production. And most importantly, it’s about developing a genuine community through an intimate environment. Small classes enable students and professors to get to know and learn from one another. Visiting speakers, suppers at a prof’s house, poetry nights at local cafés and pubs, movie nights, creative writing contests, and a party every term extend learning well beyond the classroom. Why study English at Bishop’s? We like to think of our Program as an offer you can’t refuse: the chance to develop the most sought after skills in today’s society. By studying English you’ll develop a rich and sophisticated understanding of your culture and yourself. You’ll hone your analytical skills and learn to use language in a way that will empower you in the job market and, indeed, in life. Program strengths option to concentrate on literature, cultural and media studies, film studies, or popular narrative. wide range of degree options at the Honours, Major, and Minor level. dynamic courses taught by passionate professors, in both traditional and innovative subjects. a variety of smaller, seminar-based courses. Popular courses The Gothic Tradition Science Fiction Screenwriting Early Twentieth-Century American Novel The Arthurian Tradition Children’s Literature The Graphic Novel Did you know ? English organizes many extra-curricular events, including an undergraduate student conference (QUEUC), film screenings, theatre trips, author readings (Morris House... [-]

BA Honours in Creative Writing and English Language

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

This course combines the opportunity to improve your writing skills with the development of a thorough knowledge and understanding of the structure, history and usage of the English language. In addition to studying how the language works in its spoken and written forms, and the different kinds of English that exist today, the course provides structured support and guidance in the development of writing skills in various genres (the novel, the short story, poetry, drama, and non-fictional writing). [+]

This course combines the opportunity to improve your writing skills with the development of a thorough knowledge and understanding of the structure, history and usage of the English language. In addition to studying how the language works in its spoken and written forms, and the different kinds of English that exist today, the course provides structured support and guidance in the development of writing skills in various genres (the novel, the short story, poetry, drama, and non-fictional writing). Your knowledge and understanding of English will be enhanced by focusing on its aesthetic possibilities. The course will also equip you with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. This particular combination is suitable for those interested in pursuing a career in any field that involves the highly skilled use of language, such as publishing or journalism, professional writing, or teaching. You could also go on to a career that includes teaching related to language or creative writing. Course content Depending on whether the course is taken as a joint Honours or a major/ minor combination, the balance of the two subject areas varies, but in each year modules deepen your knowledge of the English language and its use, and develop your writing abilities. In Year 3 you will produce either a single substantial work (novel or play) or a portfolio of shorter work (short fiction or poetry). There is a strong focus on future career opportunities, with a programme of visiting speakers from relevant professional areas,... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Studies for the Professions

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

The programme provides you with a set of knowledge and skills in order to communicate effectively in English for professional and business purposes in Hong Kong and internationally. [+]

BAs in English. Applied Programme Code: JS3480 (Broad Discipline of Language, Culture and Communication) Our BA (Hons) in English Studies for the Professions programme is a Major under the Broad Discipline of Language, Culture and Communication. This English Major programme provides you with a set of knowledge and skills in order to communicate effectively in English for professional and business purposes in Hong Kong and internationally, where English functions as the key medium of communication (lingua franca) in various types of professional activity. Upon graduation you should have the ability to handle demanding professional tasks such as: - Writing a challenging press release for an organisation; - Developing promotional materials in the service industries, including air transport, banking, computer and information technology, telecommunications, and tourism, convention and exhibition; - Promoting an organisation’s image through developing corporate literature; - Making requests of colleagues and business partners in complicated situations; and - Critiquing your own professional performance and that of others. Programme Aims Our programme aims to nurture graduates who will have: - a firm grounding in language studies which can be critically and creatively applied in a variety of business and management contexts, especially in multilingual settings; - the ability to exercise judgment and develop intellectual curiosity to work both independently and as part of a team; - the potential to become future leaders and entrepreneurs excelling in communication for professional purposes; - a high level of professional communicative competence in English; - an awareness and understanding of intercultural communication in... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English for Business Communication

St. Theresa International College
Campus Full time 4 years June 2017 Thailand Nakon Nayok

We can’t deny that English is one of the most important languages for global communication. Being the official language of the ASEAN community, expertise in English for business communication has become exceedingly important as more corporations expand to international markets. [+]

We can’t deny that English is one of the most important languages for global communication. Being the official language of the ASEAN community, expertise in English for business communication has become exceedingly important as more corporations expand to international markets. Our Bachelor of Arts in English for Business Communication program is designed to help you master English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills within the context of international business. What will I learn? The program is designed to help you understand the world of business and develop the English language skills that you will need in the global market. You will find that our Business English courses will help you in daily business affairs as well as opening doors to new career possibilities. Delivered by multinational instructors from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, our courses shall guide you on the ways to analyze multicultural audiences for identifying the most appropriate communication strategies. During the final semester of the program, you will be assigned to local businesses, enterprises, embassies, hotels or airlines for completing your 4-month internship training. Through the internship, you will have acquired all the necessary professional experiences needed to secure your dream job. Graduating from the program means that you will have garnered all the skills and experiences necessary for working in any globalized environment. The Possibilities Are Endless Graduates of the program shall be qualified for various types of careers. Here are some prospects: Careers Positions in government Business entrepreneur Public relations officer Translator/Interpreter International... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English Communication

Payap University International College
Campus Full time 4 years June 2017 Thailand Chiang Mai

In this new era of globalization, the effects of information technology have spread to all parts of the world, with English emerging as the predominant language of international business and communication. The development of the Greater Mekhong Sub-region as an increasingly cohesive trade region has brought with it a rising demand for highly qualified, multilingual professionals. Fluency in English offers more than individual access to international news, information, and knowledge. It has also become a vital strategic tool for the economic, political, and social development of any nation, and the young men and women who are comfortable in this language are increasingly in demand. [+]

BAs in English. English Communication (EC) Bachelor of Arts (BA) Payap University: International College: Undergraduate Degree Department Website: ec.payap.ac.th Department Newsletter: The EC Express Language: English Duration: 4 Year Study Program Location: Payap University, International College, Mae Khao campus, Chiang Mai, Thailand | Campus map | Academic Year: August – July Academic Calendar Faculty: International Instructors – American, British & Thai Visa: Non-Thai citizens full-time student visa (for duration of study) Course Summary: In this new era of globalization, the effects of information technology have spread to all parts of the world, with English emerging as the predominant language of international business and communication. The development of the Greater Mekhong Sub-region as an increasingly cohesive trade region has brought with it a rising demand for highly qualified, multilingual professionals. Fluency in English offers more than individual access to international news, information, and knowledge. It has also become a vital strategic tool for the economic, political, and social development of any nation, and the young men and women who are comfortable in this language are increasingly in demand. Admissions Requirements: Diploma from high school (grade 12, M6, or the result of an approved equivalency examination) GPA of at least 2.00 If English is not a student’s first language, then that student must demonstrate sufficient knowledge of English (TOEFL 500 paper-based, 173 computer-based, 70 internet-based, or IELTS 5.0). (Note: Students exempt from English testing requirements are passport holders of Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.) Students... [-]

BA of Business English

Zhejiang International Studies University
Campus Full time 3 - 6 years September 2017 China Hangzhou

This program aims at cultivating broad global view students and multi-disciplinary talents of Doing Business in China, who have a solid foundation of the English language, knowledge of international business [+]

This program is taught in English, it aims at cultivating broad global view students and multi-disciplinary talents of Doing Business in China, who have a solid foundation of the English language, knowledge of international business, applied linguistics, applied economics, business management and international law, understanding of international business practice, business communication skills and humanities studies, and capability of such professions as intercultural communication management and international arbitration in international business competition and cooperation. Length & Credits This is a four-year program, ranging from 3 to 6 years. 16 class hours equal to 1 credit, 1-week activity hours equal to 1 credit. 121 credits are required for graduation with 113 credits for class hours and 8 credits for activity hours of innovation and entrepreneurship. There are about 1,936 study hours with in 4 years. Graduates are awarded with a degree of BA. [-]

Bachelor in Communication

William Peace University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Raleigh

Learn the skills needed to become an Emmy Award-winning journalist, or make waves with your designs, ideas, and digital media [+]

BAs in English. The Communications program at William Peace University will enable you to channel your creativity into a fulfilling career by cultivating your ability to analyze, understand and interact with the world around you. Are you a lover of language and the written word? Do you think conceptually and enjoy turning ideas into messages? A hallmark of the WPU communication program is the careful blend of theory, skill development and experiential learning designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in the field. Valuable real-world experience is carefully integrated into the curriculum, taking the form of community-based client projects, service learning initiatives and documentary fieldwork to help you develop personally and professionally, and to build important career contacts. Through your BA in Communication, your skills in innovative thinking and written and oral communication will set you apart in today’s job market. At Peace, we prepare students not just to get jobs but also to create them. Our graduates have gone on to careers in technology, public relations, marketing and social media — carving out their own niches in exciting industries. Bachelor of Arts in Communication Liberal Education Curriculum 49 credit hours Communication Core Courses 24 credit hours Communication Concentration 12 credit hours General Electives 35 credit hours Total credit hours for the B.A. in Communication 120 credit hours Communication and media students study the various ways in which communication serves to inform, persuade, entertain and control. Students also develop technical and professional writing skills, working with deadlines and effective speaking. Graduates... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English Philology

International Black Sea University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

English Philology at International Black Sea University is the only BA programme in Georgia which is taught completely in English. It gives a unique chance to Georgian, as well as international students to get quality education and increase their chances for employability. [+]

English Philology at International Black Sea University is the only BA programme in Georgia which is taught completely in English. It gives a unique chance to Georgian, as well as international students to get quality education and increase their chances for employability. The design of the programme (possibility to choose courses) gives students an opportunity to create their own, individual educational programme according to which they can reach their objectives and wishes. Students study wide range of courses related to their profession – language, culture, translation, pedagogy, psychology, methods of teaching, etc., which increase their competitiveness on labour market and provide successful development of their career. Vision & Mission Bachelor Programme in English Philology provided by the Faculty of Education and Humanities will be one of the best study programmes whose unique nature is shaped through high level of teaching and programme management, qualification of academic personnel involved, appropriate learning environment for students, which will ultimately ensure preparation of highly qualified and knowledgeable English philologists with due perception of civil responsibility, respect towards human values, and who will be competitive not only at local, but international labour market as well. Outcomes The programme is delivered in English, so all courses contribute to development of verbal (English) communication skills. Besides, as in almost all courses students need to search for materials on the Internet, type papers and prepare Power Point presentations, they develop non-verbal (audio-visual) communication skills as well. As philology is a very cross-disciplinary and varied field, majority of courses... [-]

BA Tesol

Siam Technology College
Campus Full time Part time June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

In the BA TESOL Program, you will earn an internationally recognized BA in TESOL + Diplomas in Language Acquisition, Phonology, Morphology and Syntax and TESOL Methodology. [+]

BAs in English. BA Tesol In the BA TESOL Program, you will earn an internationally recognized BA in TESOL + Diplomas in Language Acquisition, Phonology, Morphology and Syntax and TESOL Methodology Study and live in the beautiful and majestic, Thailand With a possible 1 year visa when you register for a full year of classes Non-refundable registration fee of 5,000 baht per year 5000 baht yearly administration fee on the date that you initially registered Pay only a very affordable fee Pricing: 1000 baht per credit (120 credits) No Degree? You are not alone. We’ve had over 250 teachers join the BA TESOL Program over the last three years, due to schools continually expecting teachers to have more qualifications. Work, earn and even get a degree, from Siam Technology College, fully accredited by the Thai Ministry of Education. Apply now, and better your life for the future by earning a BA in TESOL through Siam Technology College. Courses Available Fall Semester: August to December Teaching Reading Information Techonology in the Digital Age Introduction to Linguistics English II (APA) English Grammar Classroom Management Teaching Listening and Speaking English Language Teaching Methodology Internship Teaching Writing Want to teach in Thailand but no degree? Take advantage of our free Job Referral Assistance and earn as you learn. We have connections with many schools looking for good teachers, with or without degrees. Most native-speaking foreign teachers in Thailand earn between 35,000 and 50,000 baht per month. Please be aware that, although thousands of teachers... [-]

BA in English

American College of Thessaloniki
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Greece Thessaloniki

ACT’s innovative BA in English features concentrations in Language & Literature and Communication and New Media. The program of studies has been designed to be fresh, modern, and relevant to the academic and professional realities of today. [+]

ACT’s innovative BA in English features concentrations in Language & Literature and Communication and New Media. The program of studies has been designed to be fresh, modern, and relevant to the academic and professional realities of today. The aims of the BA are to: - provide students with vital knowledge in the subject areas of literature, social media and communication, gender, linguistics, and culture; - cultivate students’ analytical and creative skills for intellectual and professional purposes; - enable students to explore the evolution of English studies as it intersects a variety of academic disciplines; - help students become more astute readers, writers, thinkers, and communicators; - challenge students to operate more effectively in multicultural, interdisciplinary environments, both as students and future professionals; and - inspire confidence, open-mindedness, and personal and professional success. YEAR ONE English 101 History 120 Politics 101 Philosophy 101 Computer Science 101 Math 100 Economics 101 English 102 English 120 Biology 101 or Ecology 110 YEAR TWO English 203 Comm 127 - Communication, Culture & Society English 220 - Introduction to Twentieth Century Poetry and Drama English 273 - Introduction to Linguistics ComputerScience 107 - Multimedia I Anthropology 101 or Sociology 101 or Psychology 101 English 275 - Sociolinguistics Free Elective Major Elective English 250 - Advanced Writing and Professional Communication YEAR THREE English 230 - English Literatures Comm 217 - Media in Transition Philosophy 203 Free Elective Major Elective Hum 246 - Introduction to American Cultural Studies Marketing 200/Marketing 214/Soc Sc.215/Soc Sc 228 Comm 233 -... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish the successful students with skills relevant to such a double major. It concentrates on two core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language and (b) 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. [+]

BAs in English. Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish the successful students with skills relevant to such a double major. It concentrates on two core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language and (b) 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 enables graduates to pursue careers in the following areas: 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... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Language and Literature Studies

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 China Zhuhai

Multinational companies and employers of all kinds increasingly require their workforce to work readily across national borders and handle complex international and intercultural relationships. The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) Programme is designed to meet one of the most pressing needs in the higher education sector in China today for preparing students to be competitive in the rapidly changing career opportunities worldwide. [+]

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Language and Literature Studies Multinational companies and employers of all kinds increasingly require their workforce to work readily across national borders and handle complex international and intercultural relationships. The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) Programme is designed to meet one of the most pressing needs in the higher education sector in China today for preparing students to be competitive in the rapidly changing career opportunities worldwide. The ELLS Programme is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in English studies, while offering at the same time the opportunity to specialize in one of the three areas: Professional Communication, Literary Studies, or English Language Teaching. It provides a multi-disciplinary approach to studying the language and literature applicable to educational, professional and cultural contexts. Practical and Well Rounded Education It equips students with strong language competency as well as practical verbal and written communication skills enabling them to succeed in wide-ranging professions in the global job market. Options for Concentration Under the expert direction of faculty, students can select a concentration catered to their skills, passion, and professional direction. Close Teacher-student Relationship The class size of each concentration reaches no more than 30 students, guaranteeing students the benefits of close student-faculty mentorship. Professional Internship Opportunities The programme arranges placements for practicum and internship for Year 3 students. The Literary Studies in English (LSE) Concentration and the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Concentration of the ELLS Programme... [-]

BA TESOL

University Of Northern Iowa
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cedar Falls

A major in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) focuses on understanding the components of languages--sounds, words, and syntax or grammar [+]

BAs in English. A major in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) focuses on understanding the components of languages--sounds, words, and syntax or grammar--and the interrelationship between language and cultural attitudes, values, and practices, and then on applying this understanding to teaching English to those whose first or native language is not English (English language learners). TESOL alumThis major offers excellent preparation for vocations such as teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) both within the United States and in other countries, developing instructional materials--including resources for assessing language fluency--and working in government agencies and non-profit organizations in international settings. In addition, students who complete the Professional Sequence for Teacher Education and who enroll in TESOL courses may apply a given number of TESOL credits toward an ESL K-12 Endorsement on an Iowa Teacher license. TESOL B.A. major: Courses focus on learning skills such as second language assessment, literacy, and instruction methods for non-native speakers of English. Minors: English: Literacy Studies English: Film Studies English-Teaching Interdisciplinary Language Studies: French Spanish Spanish-Teaching TESOL TESOL-Teaching Writing: Creative Writing Writing: Professional Writing CAREERS: These vocations range from secondary and post-secondary teaching and careers in writing, technical writing, public information, editing and publishing to professional positions in such areas as the arts, law, business, banking, and insurance, computer technology and software, library services, and local, state and national government service. Examples of positions held by recent graduates Middle school teacher High school teacher School guidance counselor College/university teacher College student services director... [-]