The Department of English Language

Is one of 17 departments and centers that make up the  Faculty of Arts at the  University of Khartoum. In addition to the B. A. Program, the Department offers a postgraduate Diploma, M.A and Ph.D. Programs. It is also responsible for teaching the Intermediate Diploma Program offered by the College of Developmental and Technological Studies. Currently the Department takes charge of teaching English to the First Year students at the Faculty of Arts.  To link itself with the society, the Department initiated the English Language Courses for All (ELCA) program, which is a continuous Evening English Language courses that are run through out the year, and accept learners from all sectors of society regardless of their age or affiliation to U. of K. In the academic year 2008/2009 the Department has 285 students in the B. A. Program distributed through the five years of studies as follows: 


No. of students

Second Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Fifth Year


The M. A. by Courses and Research program has started in 1994. To date (March 2009), more than 70 students have been awarded their degree. At the moment 30 students are enrolled in this program at different stages.   There are 10 Ph. D. candidates enrolled with the Department now.  The Department has 2 associate professors, 8 assistant professors, 6 lecturers, and 4 teaching assistants.