The Department of English Language and Literature invites you to explore the exciting learning opportunities offereed by the our undergraduate degree: the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English, which allows you to specialise in one or more of four aspects of English studies - Literature, Linguistics, Translation and Cultural Studies. The Department also offers MPhil and PhD programmes which provide opportunities to conduct research in areas ranging from Shakespearean Studies to Environmnetal Ethics & Culture, Second Langauage Acquisition, Discourse Analysis, Translation Criticism and Gender Studies, among many others.

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Newly Structured Programme, 2024 - 2025

Starting from 2024 - 2025, the English Department will offer a newly structured programme. The programme will be primarily divided into two streams, Linguistics Stream and Literature Stream. It will take an interdisciplinary approach to the areas related to languages and communication, literary and cultural studies. 


Departmental Seminar - Language, Gender, and News Media: A Corpus-assisted Discourse Study

Date: 18 April, 2024
Time: 10:30am -12:00pm
Venue: Room 105, Main Building
Guest Speaker: Dr. LIU Meng

Departmental Seminar - Write the Next Book: Building an Author Career One Book at a Time

Date: 16 April, 2024
Time: 11:50am - 1:00pm
Venue: LG120, Academic Building

Virtual Student Seminar 2024

Co - organized by HKBU CIE, HKSYU, KIMEP University (Kazakhstan)
Date: 29 March, 2024
Time: 12-4pm (HK Time); 9am - 1pm (Almaty Time)
Venue: Zoom

Theme: Diversity