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Bachelor of Arts in Literature in the Philippines

The Bachelor of Arts in Literature (AB Lit)  is a four-year degree program in the Philippines that will teach you about the different literatures of the world, their history, forms, structures, modes, techniques, and how you can use your knowledge of them to produce new literary works or review existing ones.

Some examples of courses that you may take while enrolled in this program include:

  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • World Literature (Asian, American, Europeran)
  • Philippine Literature
  • Critical Writing
  • Gender and Literature
  • Translation
  • Literature and Film
  • Ethnographic Literature
  • Foreign Language Elective
  • Survey of Literary Theories
  • Semantics Analysis
  • Intro to Language Study
  • Phonology
  • Intro to Journalism

In addition to taking the subjects mentioned above, you may also undergo an On-the-Job Training at companies or agencies that can help further develop your skills such as publishing companies, advertising agencies, art galleries, and radio or TV stations to name a few.


Qualified graduates of can find employment as any of the following:

  • College Instructor
  • Translator / Interpreter
  • Writer
  • Proofreader
  • Copy Editor
  •  Customer Service Representative
  • Researcher
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Editorial Assistant

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  1. What’s the difference between AB English and AB Literature?

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