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Department of Languages and Literary Studies (LLS)

The Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies deals exclusively with language-oriented courses. To accomplish this purpose, the department has the following programs: One, three non-degree programs which are Certificate in French (CF), Certificate Programme in Kiswahili for Foreigners (CPKF), and the English Proficiency Program (EPP). Two, Undergraduate programmes namely: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Linguistics (BAELL), Bachelor of Arts in Literature (BALIT), and Bachelor of Arts in Kiswahili and Creative Studies (BAKISW). Three, the department also offers masters programmes which are: Master of Arts in Kiswahili (MAKISW) by Coursework offered in three modes; Distance, Evening, and Executive. We also offer three master’s programmes by thesis which are Masters of Arts in Literature (MALIT), Master of Arts in Linguistics (MAL) and Masters of Arts in Kiswahili (MAKISW).  Four, we offer Ph.D. by thesis in (Literature, Linguistics and Kiswahili).

Head of Department

Name: Dr. Zelda Elisifa
Mobile: +225 623 134 276

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