English Language and Literature

What is the English Language and Literature Department? Why Should I Study in this field?

The English Language and Literature Department aims to equip individuals with foreign language awareness and language proficiency, enabling them to present their thoughts at international platforms.

In the department, various periods of English literature are discussed, and studies are carried out to evaluate literary works within the framework of political life and the cultural background and the intellectual movements in which they were written.

What are the characteristics that those who want to study in English Language and Literature Department should have?

  • To have a certain level of English knowledge,
  • To be interested in Anglo-Saxon culture,
  • To be open-minded,
  • To be interested in reading and in various areas of literature such as novel, story, poetry or theater.

Why Should I Study English Language and Literature at Cappadocia University?

The Cappadocia University English Language and Literature Department offers education with an interdisciplinary approach, providing students with a high level of English proficiency, with critical and analytical thinking skills, with a world awareness and with cultural literacy proficiency, both in their communities and in the Anglo-Saxon world.

The Cappadocia University English Language and Literature Department curriculum differs from its equivalents due to the cultural research courses that are offered, such as digital age culture and literature, the relationship between natural environment and literature, and paradigm changes in the post-human era. Another difference of the program is its development of the basic knowledge and skills of students through courses such as logic, law, human geography, and time and project management.

What do the Graduates of the English Language and Literature Department Do? What are the Job Opportunities?

Graduates of the department can work as editors and compilers, and can also be employed in the tourism sector and in state ministries, which are areas with very high potential and that are in need of a qualified workforce. They can also find employment in banks, state and private media institutions and in private sector institutions where there is a need for cultural and literary knowledge. Our graduates who want to work in the field of education can teach in public schools, private schools and on foreign language courses, and can join the academic staff of universities if they continue their postgraduate education at home or abroad. Students who want to be teachers are provided with pedagogical formation training, and graduates can also work in the field of translation.

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