The Department of English is one of the founding departments of Comilla University. We have a very accommodating and effective environment to impart tertiary education on English Language and Literature. At present, we offer a four year BA (Honors), a one year MA in English for regular students and a two year Master of Arts in English (Evening) program for the professionals. We are also planning to launch MPhil and PhD programs in near future
Mission of the Department
The Department of English, Comilla University offers a wide range of courses focusing on English Studies with particular emphasis on Literature, Culture Language and Applied Linguistics. It inculcates students with humane qualities to shape themselves as competent and resourceful citizens. We nurture them for combating challenges and help avail themselves of the opportunities to explore new dimensions of modern civilization. The Department provides an encouraging academic atmosphere to ensure interactive and innovative teaching-learning strategies. Therefore, the department facilitates students.
o to be equipped with communication skills in English language
o to strengthen their ability to analyze all forms of literary expressions
o to apply critical literary theories for interpreting the texts
o to build knowledge of the content and methods of TESOL and Applied Linguistics.
o to pursue advanced research on English Studies
Vision of the Department
The department of English envisions providing and appropriate teaching learning and research environment to the students to enhance their critical thinking ability. In addition to developing as professional expertise, our students will be nourished with a sense of themselves as being a part of larger community. The department will be a centre for cultivating moral and ethical values. Therefore, the visions of the department are:
o to envision the department as a centre for excellence
o to produce graduates with exquisite values, manners and intellectuality
o to endow the students with professional expertise
o to build the department as a research hub to generate new knowledge.
Dr. Banani Biswas
It is my pleasure to welcome you at the Department of English, Comilla University.
Ours is an engaging and stimulating department, a congenial and accessible place to study and to enjoy new ideas, new knowledge as well as to be competent in various required professional skills . The teachers along with the students explore various dimensions of English language and literature here in a very effective and invigorating way. The foundation of the department dates back to the foundation of the university in 2006 and the formal schooling starts in the next year with forty students along with two faculty members.