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.