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Bachelor of Arts English - Kenyatta University

The Bachelor of Arts in English provides a strong background in the study of English.

 Bachelors Degree  4 years  Fulltime Fee: on application
Public University Ruiru - Constituency, Kiambu - County

The Bachelor of Arts in English provides a strong background in the study of English. This BA in English program at Kenyatta University stresses literary analysis, diversity, critical thinking, and written and oral communication skills through a rigorous curriculum of literature, composition, language and linguistics, and communication studies. It is an excellent preparation for careers in teaching, media, advertising, writing, and publishing.

Entry requirements

  • The common regulations for admission to Kenyatta University shall apply.
  • In addition to meeting the entry requirements for admission to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, a candidate shall not have less than a B pass in English in the KCSE or its equivalent.
  •  Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.

Bachelor of Arts English - course content

Level 100
AEN 100: An Introduction to the Study of Language AEN 101: An Introduction to the Grammar of English AEN 102: The Use of English for Academic purposes

Level 200
AEN 200: An introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
AEN 201: Description of Modern English
AEN 202: Phonology of English
AEN 203: Morphology, Syntax and Semantics

Level 300
AEN 300: Phonetic and Phonological Analysis
AEN 301: Discourse Analysis
AEN 302: English Grammar and Usage AEN 303: Second Language Acquisition AEN 306: Psycholinguistics
AEN 307: Research Methods in Linguistics AEN 310: Origins and Development of English AEN 311: Language and Speech Disorders
Level 400
AEN 400: Advanced Theoretical Studies in Grammar
AEN 401: Varieties of English
AEN 402: English Semantics and Pragmatics
AEN 403: Sociolinguistics
AEN 405: Functional Grammar
AEN 406: Socio-Psychology of Language Communication AEN407: Linguistic Typology and Language Classification AEN 409: Research Project (2 units)