41 Bachelor Programs in Literature

Bachelor of Literature programs emphasize literary works within a social and historical context and have foundations in literary theory, literature, and writing. The programs primarily emphasize analytical communications and decision-making competencies and students are often given practical applications or studies to enhance these competencies. Bachelor of Literature programs regard the understan… Read more

Bachelor of Literature programs emphasize literary works within a social and historical context and have foundations in literary theory, literature, and writing. The programs primarily emphasize analytical communications and decision-making competencies and students are often given practical applications or studies to enhance these competencies. Bachelor of Literature programs regard the understanding of cultural values, such as attitudes and ideas of various societies. 

Coursework has components from many areas including history, culture, race, gender, religion, philosophy and sociology. Bachelor of Literature programs also explore such topics as literature survey, rhetoric studies, poetry, fiction writing, modern critical thinking, literature periods, novels and Shakespeare. Bachelor of Literature graduates can have opportunities for careers in arts, teaching, public relations, politics, administration, and fundraising.

If you are considering a Bachelor of Literature, then scroll through the programs below to learn more about the opportunities that await you!

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Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong

The Programme is committed to providing students with thorough training in Chinese language, literature, and culture. The acquisition of knowledge and skills of basic research ... +

The Programme is committed to providing students with thorough training in Chinese language, literature, and culture. The acquisition of knowledge and skills of basic research and training in critical thinking enable students to achieve their academic goals, personal growth, and their commitment to lifelong learning and preparation for future careers. This serves the University’s common goal of “Whole Person Education”, and empowers students to contribute to both the local and international communities. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
01 Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences
Hong Kong

The Double Degree programme is a Hong Kong Baptist University innovation. After five years of full-time study, students graduate with a Bachelor's degree (BA) with honours in ... +

The Double Degree programme is a Hong Kong Baptist University innovation. After five years of full-time study, students graduate with a Bachelor's degree (BA) with honours in English Language and Literature, and a Bachelor's degree with honours in Education (BEd). -
BA
Full-time
5 years
English
Campus
 
Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

The major in Literature is perfectly suited for students who love to read, analyze and create texts. Students seeking a bachelor's degree in Literature will encounter canonica ... +

The major in Literature is perfectly suited for students who love to read, analyze and create texts. Students seeking a bachelor's degree in Literature will encounter canonical literature, including poems, plays, and novels, as well as films, oral storytelling, song, journalism, comics, digital media and so much more. In addition to acquiring a broad knowledge of literary history, criticism, and theory, students will learn the skills to create some of the forms they study. The major thus produces critical readers and writers. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
John Cabot University
Rome, Italy

The BA in English Literature emphasizes the historical and cultural understanding of the development of literature in English from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 21st century, ... +

The BA in English Literature emphasizes the historical and cultural understanding of the development of literature in English from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 21st century, in addition to the theory of various literary genres. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Al-Ahliyya Amman University
Amman, Jordan

The Department of English Language and Literature came into existence once the University was founded, and the Translation Department was founded in 2001.

The Department of English Language and Literature came into existence once the University was founded, and the Translation Department was founded in 2001. -
Bachelor
Full-time
English, Arabic
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Israel

Available as a double major with Communication. The BA program in English Literature provides students with a solid foundation in the history and development of English and Am ... +

Available as a double major with Communication. The BA program in English Literature provides students with a solid foundation in the history and development of English and American literature, while also giving students the tools to develop high-level analytical skills, critical thinking, argumentation, and self-expression. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Medaille College
Buffalo, USA

In our digital world, we read and write every day, bringing with it an urgency to learn how to critically approach written texts and to produce effective writing. A degree in ... +

In our digital world, we read and write every day, bringing with it an urgency to learn how to critically approach written texts and to produce effective writing. A degree in English provides the flexibility, creativity, and cultural literacy demanded by many different fields today. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
18 May 2020
18 May 2020
Campus
 
University of New York in Prague (UNYP)
Prague, Czech Republic

Literature is one of the primary creative acts of humankind, and the study of literature not only exercises our skills of interpretation and critical thinking but also gives u ... +

Literature is one of the primary creative acts of humankind, and the study of literature not only exercises our skills of interpretation and critical thinking but also gives us access to the history and ideas that have shaped our world. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Bilkent University
Ankara, Turkey

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 ... +

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. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
17 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Masaryk University Faculty of Arts
Brno, Czech Republic

In the program English Language and Literature, you will acquire an overview of the histories, cultures, and literature of English-speaking countries, mainly the UK, USA, Cana ... +

In the program English Language and Literature, you will acquire an overview of the histories, cultures, and literature of English-speaking countries, mainly the UK, USA, Canada and Australia. You will also learn about basic linguistic theories and will be introduced to the theory and practice of translation. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
14 Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
McMaster University Faculty of Humanities
Hamilton, Canada

Studying English & Cultural Studies at McMaster will introduce you to the rich cultural storehouse that has been created over the centuries, from the earliest Old English ... +

Studying English & Cultural Studies at McMaster will introduce you to the rich cultural storehouse that has been created over the centuries, from the earliest Old English manuscripts to the most modern examples of popular culture. It will equip you with the critical tools needed to analyze and interpret the diverse media used by writers and other creators of cultural products, as well as increasing your own powers of expression and critical thinking. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
08 Sep 2020
01 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Università degli Studi di Bergamo
Bergamo, Italy

Good, basic knowledge of theoretical linguistics and in Italian language and literature; Complete written and spoken competence in at least two foreign languages besides Itali ... +

Good, basic knowledge of theoretical linguistics and in Italian language and literature; Complete written and spoken competence in at least two foreign languages besides Italian (one of which must be a language spoken in the EU) as well as a knowledge of the cultural heritage of the countries where these languages are spoken. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Students taking Utrecht University’s Bachelor program in Literary Studies will take a comparative look at the literature of all eras, ranging from antiquity to the present tim ... +

Students taking Utrecht University’s Bachelor program in Literary Studies will take a comparative look at the literature of all eras, ranging from antiquity to the present time, focusing both on literature in itself and on its relation to other art forms and types of media. This program takes in everything from epic poems to novels, and from novels to fan fiction. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Aquinas College
Grand Rapids, USA

The English major at Aquinas prepares you for your career and for life through the study of literature and language. In our English Literature major, you will meet some of the ... +

The English major at Aquinas prepares you for your career and for life through the study of literature and language. In our English Literature major, you will meet some of the greatest writers in the world and keep pace with current trends in such fields as women’s studies, minority literatures, world literature in English, and film studies. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Yasar University
Izmir, Turkey

English Language and Literature students develop skills in text analysis and analytical thinking. They are educated to become experts capable of analyzing the connections betw ... +

English Language and Literature students develop skills in text analysis and analytical thinking. They are educated to become experts capable of analyzing the connections between literature and culture and to be aware of the close relationship between the anthropological disciplines. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
27 Sep 2020
Campus