Bachelor of Arts in English Literature & Culture


About the Course

This degree programme prepares students in the dual area of English Language and Literature. Students are able to master his content area for careers in teaching, researching and translating, plus a whole host of other vocations.

How much will it cost (2016-2017 fees)?

Full programme (four-year study): BTD 3,10,560.

How long will it take?

Academic Session for BAE program shall extend over a period of 4 academic years, 12 semesters.

How often will I need to attend?

A student must attend all the classes. Up to three absences, per course, in a semester may be excused.

What qualification do I need?

A higher secondary certificate or its equivalent in Science, Arts, Commerce or other fields of study is the basic educational requirement. Minimum qualifying points to be eligible to apply is 5. Students with English medium background are encouraged to apply for admission. For all foreign certificates equivalence will be determined by the University.

When and How should I apply?

The University calendar is arranged so that students may start in January, May or September.

What will I be studying?

You are required to complete 12 semesters to obtain 120 credits: six compulsory semesters are taken in the first two years, and in Year 3 and 4 you choose six optional semesters.

You will cover a rotating combination of:

  • Computer Science
  • Humanities/Business
  • English Literature & Culture
How will I be taught?

Face-to-face teaching, lectures and seminars.

How will I be assessed?

Through course assignments and/or in-class tests, plus formal examinations.

What study resources are available?

Access to computer facilities and library.

What careers can I go on to?

A degree in English Literature & Culture offers many opportunities for professionals with  knowledge and skills who can write and communicate effectively. There are numerous creative, fun, and interesting jobs and careers in this field. Opportunities are growing for graduates in English as businesses increasingly need help in communicate effectively in international level.

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  • About the University
    The University of South Asia is the University for Generation Bangladesh who aspires for an inclusive Bangladesh. It's the only university that connects all the dots and let your network that you build here take care of your career. For its outstanding central location in heart of the city Banani, Dhaka, the University attracts students and staff from a variety of backgrounds by its reputation and commitment to innovation and excellence in all areas of activities. The campus offers idyllic environment for an academic institution.
  • Objective
    University of South Asia provide a specialized and high quality comprehensive education as preparation for study or future employment in positions of responsibility across a worldwide range of IT, Business, Social and Public Organizations. 2. To establish and run the University to provide world class standard education in Bangladesh and develop our graduates up to International standard through getting accreditation of internationally recognized accreditation bodies.
  • Mission
    University of South Asia assist cognitive and effective student learning to develop knowledge, skills and communication ability together with a commitment to lifelong learning for enhancement of students' opportunities for career success, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide leadership and service to their communities. University of South Asia expand the scope of local human resources by improving them as world standard through teaching and explore the employment market to meet the expanding demand for skilled professionals.