The Department of English is one of the three prestigious departments under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science in Daffodil International University. The department was established in 2003 with a view to offering high standard instruction in English at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The syllabus of BA (Hons) and MA (Final) at DIU creates a balance between linguistics and literature, classic and contemporary, with a special focus on practical needs. A student has to complete 126 credits for achieving BA (Hons) degree and 36 credits for MA (Final) degree. The students have an opportunity to major in Literature or Linguistics in MA (Final).
At present, the department has 29 full-time faculty members. In addition, it has some part-time luminous professors from different prime public universities of the country. In the part-time faculty, we have also got a British teacher (Ms. Victoria Redclift), whose appointment vindicates our commitment to quality education in the discipline.
The academic programs in the department are conducted semester-wise in a well-planned and well-disciplined way. Different kinds of extra-curricular activities including seminars, literary discussions, debates,s, and film shows are organized on a regular basis.
The department has a language laboratory under it, run as a separate unit. It is furnished with modern electronic equipment for speaking and listening practice.
The department is located on the 5th floor of Prince Plaza at Dhanmondi, Dhaka. It has spacious air-conditioned classrooms equipped with the multimedia facility. It has also a well-decorated office room and faculty room.