History

The Department of English is in the Faculty of Arts which is within the College of Humanities and Legal Studies (CHLS) of the University of Cape Coast. The Department offers a B. A. (English) programme and six post graduate programmes, namely: M.A English Language (Sandwich), M.A Literature-in-English (Sandwich), M.Phil English Language, M.Phil Literature-in-English and PhD English Language PhD Literature-in-English. The M.A. (Sandwich) programme caters for workers and professionals who may not have the opportunity to obtain a graduate degree as full-time students. Further, the Department offers a One-Year Proficiency Programme for Francophone students who wish to upgrade their English language proficiency with a view to studying or working in an English-speaking country.