The qualification goal of the BA Program is to train all-rounded modern language teachers of English. The central idea of the program is to provide a rigorous and comprehensive training for BA students so that they can acquire an adequate competence in English language teaching.
A well-balanced emphasis on theory and application is maintained throughout the BA studies in that commencing with the first year of language work and culminating with school experience and teaching practice at the close, students have opportunities to relate theory to practice and to explore career options. Moreover, a range of area core elective courses provide students with opportunities to familiarize themselves with the most recent developments in the field.
The BA ELT graduates have successfully performed in state examinations for English language teaching positions at the elementary and secondary levels of the state educational system in TRNC and Turkey; they have also been preferred in the private sector. In terms of other career options, ELT graduates can also get jobs in various state and private institutions as translators / interpreters and counselors. Those graduates who meet admission requirements for postgraduate programs are admitted either by EMU or universities overseas. Thus they gain opportunities for advanced academic studies in the field; they compare favourably with other candidates and improve their job opportunities.