Be the Next Shakespeare With MCKL's Diploma in English Literature

Interested in studying English literature? Find out more about MCKL’s Diploma in English Literature here.

Updated 27 Dec 2019

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Do you have an undying love for the English language? Or perhaps you aspire to be a best-selling author and dream of receiving the Man Booker Prize one day.

If you answered “yes”, Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL) has just the right course for you!

Launching this August 2019, its new Diploma in English Literature will bring you on an exciting journey of literary study, covering both classical and modern literature of varying genres, periods and traditions. By analysing the creative ways language is being used, you will develop your critical thinking, language and creativity as well as communication skills — all of which are highly sought after in the workforce.

Curious about pursuing English Literature? Read on to find out more!

What will you study in MCKL’s Diploma in English Literature?

MCKL’s Diploma in English Literature is designed to help you broaden your perspective and make sense of the world through poems, stories, novels and plays. Some of the subjects include:

  • Elements of English Literature
  • Analysing Poetry, Prose and Drama
  • Shakespearean Drama
  • Malaysian and Singaporean Literature in English
  • Postcolonial Literature

In addition, you will also have the option to choose fascinating electives such as:

  • Writing Children’s Literature
  • Film Adaptations in Literature
  • Public Relations and Advertising
  • Creative Writing
  • Understanding Organisational Behaviour

Why should you study a Diploma in English Literature?

By studying this course, you’ll be able to:

  • See life from different perspectives
  • Develop emotional intelligence and empathy
  • Stay inspired and cultivate your creativity
  • Develop critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Hone your communication and persuasion techniques

What are your job opportunities with a Diploma in English Literature?

A Diploma in English Literature will open plenty of career opportunities for you in the fields of education, publishing, public relations and marketing. Here are some of the careers you can pursue:

  • Author
  • Copywriter
  • Journalist
  • Play / script writer
  • Marketing executive
  • Public relations executive
  • Social media executive

You may also continue to pursue your degree in other related fields.

Ready to be the next Shakespeare? The August 2019 intake for MCKL’s Diploma in English Literature is open for applications. Leave your details below and our friendly education advisors will be in touch!

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