Academic ProgrammesBachelor of Arts in English language & Literature
Most of educationalists have recently agreed that English language has become a key for the educational progress of almost all the fields of knowledge and science. So the number of students who learn English is increasing everywhere around the globe and there is no country where English language is not taught. However, this increasing need for English language at the national and international levels challenges language educationalists especially the curriculum and syllabus designers of foreign and second languages. Based on this and other reasons, Cambridge International College (Sudan) offers a programmae of 4 - years study distributed into eight semesters. The programme aims to qualify students to obtain a degree of BA in English language, and to meet the national and international needs. Thus, the outcome will be competent graduates who are able to use English language for the purposes of communication with English speakers in general and to involve in activities and jobs where English language is required in particular.
The syllabus of this programmae is carefully designed to train students to develop their language proficiency by providing adequate and varied learning opportunities. This syllabus also intends to expose the students to authentic, integrated, graded and developed materials, which are presented in the courses, activities and exercises. Additionally, to develop their language learning strategies by exposing them to the required learning skills, activities and knowledge.
2. Programme Objectives:
The aim of the programme of the BA in English language at Cambridge International College (Sudan) is to enable the students to demonstrate a high level of language proficiency both oral and written. Nevertheless, it aims to: 1) Develop the students’ language proficiency in the four language skills. 2) Provide the students with the basic skills of oral and written language varieties. 3) Provide the students with the necessary training to become translators, language editors and writers.4) Develop the students’ skills of critical thinking and creative writing.5) Provide through literature, exposure to the English speaking cultures. 6) Provide the students with an effective combination of teaching &practice to acquire a working proficiency in English language.
3. Degree Structure:
The structure of the degree of the BA in English language and literature is based on the balanced distribution of the degree requirement courses and the university requirement courses specified by the ministry of higher education and scientific research in a 4-year programme. Therefore, to be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English language from CIC (Sudan), the students must successfully complete the required courses of English language skills (39 credit hours), language & linguistics (54 credit hours) and literature courses (39 credit hours) and university requirements (18 credit hours). Additionally, the students should pass the final examinations of the above-mentioned courses and submit the assignments including the graduation dissertation.