Bachelor of Arts English Program Offered at Kenyatta University


Kenyatta University (KU)

Kiambu County

Bachelors Degree 4 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Kenyatta University)

About Bachelor of Arts English Bachelors Degree program.

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 for Bachelor of Arts English

  • 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 Subjects

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)

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