The College of The Bahamas
                   
           School of English Studies
Overview
The study of English Language and Literature is one that can be exceptionally rewarding.  English fires the imagination, feeds creativity and produces thinkers.  We live in a rapidly changing and complex world, an age of information. A degree in English helps to develop independent, analytical thinkers and confident communicators, qualities of highly effective leaders in any given career.  


Thus, the study of English Language and Literature will improve students' understanding of local, regional and world culture, will foster self-knowledge and moral values and help them understand, appreciate and effectively respond to differing world-views. In short, it will enhance their ability to process the varied perspectives that exist in our rapidly changing world and provide them with skills and attidtudes essential for life in a complex and interdependent world.



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Career Opportunities
 

An undergraduate degree in English Studies will provide students with a sound foundation for a wide range of careers and graduate opportunities.  For the aspiring writer, a BA in English prepares you for a career as a novelist, a poet, playwright, filmwriter and more. There are also wonderful opportunities in media, marketing, theatre and publishing that are especially suited for the English degree holder. It can also be a good first degree for future careers in education, law, development and a host of other areas.
Career Opportunities 

An undergraduate degree in English Studies will provide students with a sound foundation for a wide range of careers and graduate opportunities.  For the aspiring writer, a BA in English prepares you for a career as a novelist, a poet, playwright, filmwriter and more. There are also wonderful opportunities in media, marketing, theatre and publishing that are especially suited for the English degree holder. It can also be a good first degree for future careers in education, law, development and a host of other areas.