- Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of English Language and Literature (Department of English Language and Literature)
- The Graduate Program in the Department of English Language and Literature at Korea University was established in 1951. It is one of the oldest programs in the university and has long been distinguished for its research and teaching. The Department offers a Master of Arts degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in the four areas of classical English literature, modern British literature, American literature, and English linguistics. The department has strong concentrations in several specialized areas based on the expertise of its distinguished faculty. Areas include but are not limited to chronologically defined fields, colonial and post-colonial studies, ethnic literatures, drama, literary criticism, and theoretical and applied linguistics. The Graduate Program aims primarily to prepare students for independent work as scholars and teachers by developing their individual abilities to pose and investigate problems in advanced studies of English literature or English linguistics.