The Department of English Language and Literature, which functions under the Faculty of Science and Letters, began offering courses in accordance with the YOK regulation dated 3 March 1997 and received a total of 40 students in the academic year of 2011-2012

About the Programme The main objectives of the Department are to enable the students to acquire, through their studies, a specialized knowledge and expertise of British culture, literature, history, enhance their intellectual creativity and critical thinking, develop their research capacity and skills, and to provide the students with the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills necessary for success in both academia and the business world. The Department also aims at meeting the need for bilingual staff in many areas in our country.

Career opportunities of the graduates of English Language and Literature departments range from academic careers at universities, and teaching English at public and private schools, to civil service, personnel management, advertising, public relations, tourism, journalism, media, banking, editing and publishing, insurance, marketing, international companies and institutions.