Department of English Language

English graduates find opportunities with many different employers. Graduates are employed in diverse fields such as Public and private sector organizations, educational institutions.

Vision

To seek foster knowledge and a love of literature and of language in our students, and provide them in all emphasis areas with a coherent curricular framework and relevant, well-structured course choices. The courses teach a variety of literary, analytical, pedagogical, and theoretical skills, in which enables students to speak, read, write effectively, think deeply and to reflect on what they learned. The department encourage a love of learning and helps students see themselves as professionals, as part of discipline with skills and abilities valuable in the business, teaching, publishing, or postgraduate work or study.

Mission

The English Language Department at the Catholic University in Erbil, helps students build knowledge of the content and methods of literary studies, English education, academic, professional, and creative writing. Also enable students to become the finest readers and writers of literary texts that they can be. Because those texts in their infinite variety take as their subjects, fellow humans, histories, and cultures, the university aims in effect to equip its students both to read the world, and write the future, with exclusiveness, insight precision.

Objective

  • The objectives of the Department of English are closely related to those of the Catholic University in Erbil as whole, but also reflect the special nature of our discipline/major and our commitment to literature, language, and the arts.
  • CUE is committed to the quality of education that the university offers is reflected in our determination to maintain a relatively low student/teacher ratio and to give our students the benefit of direct contact with scholars in the field.
  • Also to enable our students to read well, to write well, and to think well, and to provide them with appropriate knowledge in discipline of English language and literature.
  • More specifically, we aim to graduate students who have:
    • The reading skills to examine literature from multiple eras, cultures, and genres with critical understanding.
    • The ability to express themselves clearly and comprehensively, orally and in writing.

Job Description

English graduates find opportunities with many different employers. Graduates are employed in diverse fields such as Public and private sector organizations, educational institutions, local, regional and federal government, financial and legal firms, and voluntary and charitable organizations employ English graduates in a range of roles, including:

  • Administration; research; finance; general management.
  • Other typical employers include: publishing companies; advertising marketing and public relation relations agencies; media organizations. The retail, leisure and tourism sectors also typically recruit English graduates

Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS Notes
UGI One 1 OS1101 Introductions to Philosophy 6.00
2 IR1104 Academic Debate 4.00
3 IT1206 Computer Skills 5.00
4 IR1105 Kurdistan Studies 4.00
Kurdish Language
5 OS1105 Introduction to the Geography and History of The Ancient East 6.00
6 EN1106 General English I 5.00
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
two 1 OS1201 Oriental Studies: First Millennium 5.00
2 OS1202 The Books of Torah 5.00
3 OS1203  Introductions to Theology 5.00
4 OS1205 Syriac Grammar I 5.00
5 EN1207 General English II 5.00
6 OS1207 Religions: Judaism 5.00
30
Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
UGII Three 1 EN2307 General English III 5.00
2 OS2302 Historical Books 5.00
3 OS2303 Philosophy of Knowledge and Critical Thinking 5.00
4 OS2304 Oriental Studies: The Second Millennium 5.00
5 OS2305 Studies in Oriental Theology I 5.00
6 OS2306 Syriac Grammar II 5.00
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
Four 1 OS2401 Studies in Oriental Theology II 5.00
2 OS2402  Prophetic Literature 5.00
3 OS2403 Religions: Islam 5.00
4 EN2407 Professional writing 5.00
5 OS2405 Syriac Texts I  (Poetry) 5.00
6 OS2405  General Psychology 5.00
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Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
UGIII Five 1 OS3501 Gender Studies 5.00
2 OS3502 Business communication 5.00
3 OS3503  Wisdom Literature 5.00
4 OS3504 Oriental Church Liturgy I 5.00
5 OS3505  Studies in Oriental Theology III 5.00
6 OS3506 Elective 5.00
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
Six 1 OS3601 Educational Psychology 5.00
2 OS3602 The Gospels 5.00
3 OS3603 Oriental Church Liturgy II 5.00
4 OS3604 Teaching Methods 5.00
5 OS3605 Syriac Texts II (Rhetoric) 5.00
6 OS3606 Scientific Research Methods 5.00
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Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
UGIV Seven 1 OS4701 Moral Theology 5.00
2 OS4702 Studies in Oriental Theology IIII 5.00
3 OS4703 the Letters of the Bible 5.00
4 OS4704  Syriac Biblical Interpretation 5.00
5 OS4705 Measurement and Ealuation 5.00
6 OS4705 Contemporary Church History 5.00
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 Note 1: The student should start with the graduation project at the beginning of the seven semester
Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
Eight 1 OS4801 Religions: Yazidis and Sabeans 5.00
2 OS4802 Elective 5.00
3 OS4803 Canon Law 5.00
4 OS4804 Observation and Practising 5.00
5 OS4805 Graduation Research Project 10.00
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