Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Linguistics

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 journey through the rich tapestry of English literature and linguistics with our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Linguistics program. Delve into the depths of literary history, from the ancient classics to the vibrant narratives of contemporary life. Explore diverse writing styles and immerse yourself in the complex theories and critical approaches that shape our understanding of literature. Whether you’re analyzing canonical works or uncovering hidden gems from non-British writers, our program will broaden your literary and linguistic horizons.

In your final year, seize the opportunity to delve into a research-based dissertation, delving into a topic of your choice with the expertise you’ve acquired throughout the course. Additionally, enrich your academic journey through participation in our Erasmus+ mobility program, embracing a multicultural perspective that enhances your learning experience.


Upon completion of our program, you will possess the skills to:

  • Conduct literary and linguistic research with precision and depth.
  • Engage in critical discourse across interdisciplinary boundaries.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with influential theorists and authors and their seminal works.
  • Perform close-reading analyses for nuanced insights into texts.
  • Explore literature from Western, European, and non-European perspectives, enriching your contextual understanding.

Admission Requirements

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Year 1:

  • 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

Year 2:

  • 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

Year 3:

  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Dissertation
  • Shakespeare in Context or The Language of Shakespeare
  • Techniques of Close Reading and Comparative Literature
  • British Poetry after 1945
  • Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Ideas and Concepts
  • Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Readings, Interpretations, Applications

Non EU Applicants:

Fee per academic year: Eur 8,500

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

No fees apply

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of our program have pursued diverse career paths, including roles in writing, education, communication, and analysis. Alumni have found success as writers, editors, educators, and communication specialists, leveraging their interdisciplinary skills to thrive in a variety of professional settings.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit Malta page for student visa and student life.