Bachelor in English Language and Literature

General

Program Description

The curriculum of the English Language and Literature Department includes the study of mythology, British society and culture, and literary genres and periods ranging from Old and Middle English to the eighteenth, nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. It also covers postcolonial studies and literary theory. The Department’s program is designed around critical reading, writing, and thinking. Students learn to read critically, to write clearly and persuasively, to express themselves and communicate at an academic level in English, and to develop intellectually; elective courses allow them to broaden their academic and cultural horizons.

Why study at Bilkent University


Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.


Bilkent offers a stimulating learning environment and a colorful social atmosphere. Its extensive campus provides a comfortable base for academic studies and extracurricular involvement while having the advantages of being close to a thriving metropolis. Students can commute to campus via the free shuttle system.


Bilkent University has recently been ranked 54th in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings. According to I.S.I. Citation Indexes, Bilkent continues to rank high in Turkey in a number of published papers per faculty member and ranks high internationally.

Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

Bilkent University is recognized and ranked world wide as the premier institution of higher education in Turkey. Bilkent University - the first private, nonprofit university in Turkey - was founded on ... Read More

Bilkent University is recognized and ranked world wide as the premier institution of higher education in Turkey. Bilkent University - the first private, nonprofit university in Turkey - was founded on October 20, 1984, by Professor ?hsan Do?ramac?, M.D., with the fundamental aim of creating a center of excellence in higher education and research. The name "Bilkent" exemplifies this aim, since it is an acronym of "bilim kenti": Turkish for "city of learning and science." Located in the country's capital city Ankara, a vibrant metropolis of 4.5 million, the university serves a hub of academic, social, and cultural activity. Read less