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English Language and Literature

General Information

Why Study English Language and Literature at Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen University?


English Language and Literature undergraduate programme aims at educating students towards meeting both current and future needs. Incorporating an experienced group of academics within the department, our programme offers a flexible degree which provides many career opportunities for our graduates. In this new information age, collecting data as well as reading and writing in English are considered to be the basic skill set to have. Our department of English Language and Literature is structured for providing exactly the acquisition of such skills. Additionally, reading literature allows one the opportunity to imagine as well as experience ideas and possible personalities inside the mind. Fictional works enables one to travel through time and space without setting foot outside of home. In this way, literature reveals one how the world looks from the perspective of another.


In your first year, you will be equipped with the knowledge of the cognitive and technical mediums used for linguistic and literary studies. Over the span of your second, third and fourth years, you will broaden your understanding of studies of English literary history, genres and writers by learning, reading and writing articles ranging from late medieval to postmodern literature.


The English Language and Literature graduates can acquire following skills:

·         Reading complex texts and interpreting them,

·         Critical thinking,

·         Writing with style and elegance,

·         Researching via using electronical and traditional sources,

·         Creating arguments based on evidence,

·         Placing the read and interpreted works within the variable cultural contexts,

·         Interpreting the surrounding world in a sophisticated way.



The English Language and Literature graduates can pursue careers in following fields:

·         Authorship

·         Lecturer/Academic/Teacher

·         Editor

·         Advertiser

·         Information Technology Specialist

·         Public Relations Manager

·         Diplomat

·         Film producer etc.