Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Philosophy

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a captivating journey through the annals of literature and philosophy with our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Philosophy program. Delve deep into the rich tapestry of human expression, from the timeless works of Ancient Greece to the complexities of modern-day prose and philosophical discourse. Our program offers a comprehensive exploration of language, literature, and thought, equipping you with the analytical tools and critical insights needed to navigate the intricacies of literary and philosophical discourse.

As you progress through the course, you’ll gain a profound understanding of diverse writing styles and critical theories, from canonical to non-canonical works spanning various cultures and eras. Through close reading and rigorous analysis, you’ll uncover the nuances of language and meaning, fostering a deeper appreciation for the ways in which literature and philosophy reflect and shape the world around us.

At the heart of our program lies the opportunity for scholarly exploration and intellectual growth. In your final year, you’ll have the chance to undertake a research-based dissertation, delving into a topic of your choice under the guidance of experienced faculty members. Additionally, our partnership with the Erasmus+ mobility program offers you the chance to broaden your academic horizons through multicultural exchanges and international collaborations.

Prepare to embark on a transformative academic journey, where literature and philosophy converge to illuminate the complexities of the human experience and inspire profound insights into the world we inhabit.


Upon completion of our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Philosophy program, you will emerge as a multifaceted scholar equipped with a diverse skill set and a nuanced understanding of language, literature, and philosophical inquiry. Our program empowers you to:

  • Conduct sophisticated literary and linguistic research across diverse literary forms and philosophical frameworks.
  • Engage in critical dialogues that transcend disciplinary boundaries, fostering interdisciplinary insights and perspectives.
  • Acquire a comprehensive knowledge of influential theorists and writers, from classical to contemporary thinkers, enriching your understanding of literary and philosophical traditions.
  • Develop advanced skills in close reading and textual analysis, enabling you to discern subtle nuances and interpret complex literary and philosophical texts with precision and insight.
  • Explore literature and philosophy from global perspectives, encompassing Western, European, and non-European traditions, and fostering a deeper appreciation for cultural diversity and global interconnectedness.

Admission Requirements

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  • Literary Criticism and Theory: An Introduction
  • Shakespeare and Tudor Drama
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Introduction to English Syntax and Phonetics
  • Romantic Poets 1: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge
  • English Fiction of the Nineteenth Century: An Introduction
  • Writing Seminars 1
  • English Fiction of the Nineteenth Century: Further Studies
  • Chaucer: An Introduction
  • English in Society 1
  • Romantic Poets 2: Byron, Keats, Shelley
  • The Art of the Essay
  • Theories of Literature 2: Literature Criticism Theory – Then and Now
  • The Modern Novel
  • Maltese Literature in English
  • Practical Criticism
  • American Literature of the Nineteenth Century 1
  • English Literature and Music
  • Eighteenth-Century Prose 1: The Rise of the Novel
  • Writing Seminars 2
  • An Introduction to Cultural Criticism
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Dissertation

Non EU Applicants:

Fee per academic year: Eur 8,500

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

No fees apply

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of our program emerge with a diverse range of career opportunities across various sectors, including education, publishing, research, and cultural management. Armed with advanced analytical and communication skills, as well as a nuanced understanding of language, literature, and philosophy, our alumni excel in diverse professional roles, shaping the cultural landscape and contributing to intellectual discourse in their respective fields.

Visa Requirements:

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