Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Languages

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Languages (FAHL) is one of the established faculties for undergraduate and graduate studies at Build Bright University (BBU) offering Associate, Bachelor and Master degrees in the field of English language. The mission of the Faculty is to enhance the capacity building of human resources through its various programs in English language teaching. The faculty has experienced and committed staff to help students attain their academic and professional goals. Teaching is innovative, challenging and highly enjoyable and will be delivered within the Faculty’s research-led and highly interdisciplinary environment to enhance students’ competencies in their major field of study.

Message from the Dean

It’s my pleasure to extend to you a very warm welcome to the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Languages at Build Bright University! Wherever your interests lie, I hope you enjoy exploring the Faculty’s webpage and find them informative, helping you to choose the degree which is right for you.

Our Faculty has highly experienced and knowledgeable professors. They are the architects of the spirit of community that builds bridges of understanding. They are also agents of change who empower students to build themselves by fully developing their skills in English language.

Our students, whose academic achievements and employability have both been shaped by the energy and time our faculty have committed to teaching and guiding them, are the reason we are all here. The Faculty is very much dedicated to creating employable graduates and enriched lives. Our graduates are informed and confident, possessing communication and interpersonal skills that prove to be a rich resource as they undertake pursuits in the public and private sector, locally and globally.

We look forward to helping you accomplish your goals and aspirations, and I invite you to explore the opportunities available through a degree in the Faculty. For more information please don’t hesitate to contact us at the address mentioned in the webpage.


Sincerely

Programs Offered

Academic Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Professional Degree

Associate of English (A.Eng.)

Bachelor of English (B.Eng.)

Master Degree

Master of English (M.Eng.)

About the Programs

Bachelor of Arts in English

The Bachelor of Arts in English program is meant for students interested in literature and language, in writing and reading, in texts of all types and how they influence and reflect the country. The program is also an excellent choice for those interested in obtaining a firm foundation for graduate study in programs as wide-ranging as business, law, communications and cultural studies, and, of course, English and creative writing.

Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

The program is meant for students who want to demonstrate competence in teaching English as a foreign language either abroad or domestically; demonstrate comprehension of linguistics, grammar, intercultural communication, language learning theory, and teaching methodology; demonstrate the ability to think, read, and write critically, especially on issues related to language, learning, and teaching; demonstrate an awareness of and appreciation for the diversities among people around the world; and engage in and articulate a personal integration of faith and learning.

Associate of English

This program is one in which students are prepared in the fields of literature and critical thinking. Typical programs include general education courses, basic major courses and core major courses. Typical classes include reading and writing of English, art of listening and speaking, and presentation skills.  

Bachelor of English

Bachelor of English program is a good foundation for students interested for a professional degree. The program offers several courses, such as English literature, linguistics, teaching method, creative writing, art of listening and speaking and second language acquisition. The program’s interdisciplinary focus fosters the development of broadly educated individuals who are able to apply their knowledge and skills creatively and flexibly in a broad range of situations and prepares them for a wide range of careers, or for further study at master level.

Master of English

The program is specifically designed for teachers of English in Cambodia who have a desire to engage themselves in the teaching of English as a foreign language. It also offers both practical and theoretical work across the main areas of English language teaching. Students have the opportunities for more in-depth study of topics such as second language acquisition, and the teaching of grammar.

Admission Requirements

Professional Degree

  • The applicant for Associate program and Bachelor program must have high school diploma or equivalent degree or a certificate certifying that he/she has not passed the high school examination.
  • Must pass entrance exam controlled by MoYES and BBU’s committee.

Academic Degree  

  • The applicant for Bachelor program must have high school diploma or equivalent degree from a duly recognized school.
  • Must pass entrance exam controlled by MoYES and BBU’s committee.

Master Degree

  • The applicant for Master program must have a bachelor degree in respective discipline or related area in which he/she is interested to pursue the study from a recognized institute.

How to Apply   

Build Bright University receives walk-in application from the applicant or his/her relatives/friends at any of the campuses of the university, and new students can register in the programs during the promotion time-period of the university. The prospective students must:

  • Have transcript from any school/university/institution which is recognized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport.
  • Filled-in admission form, specifying the program, faculty, major, etc. with signature and three copies of 4 *6 cm. photographs.
  • Submit the application form and documents for admission along with payment of requisite tuition fee.

Duration, Semesters and Credits

  1. Associate degree
  • 2 academic years
  • 4 semesters
  • Total 60 credits
  1. Bachelor degree
  • 4 academic years
  • 8 semesters
  • Total 120 credits
  1. Master degree
  • 2 academic years
  • 4  semesters
  • Total 48 credits

Program Structure

  1. Associate degree (professional oriented program)
    • General education courses – 3 courses (9 credits)
    • Basic major courses – 6 courses (18 credits)
    • Core major courses – 11 courses (33 credits)
  2. Bachelor degree (professional oriented program)
    • General education courses – 4 courses (12 credits)
    • Basic major courses – 13 courses (39 credits)
    • Core major courses – 21 courses (63 credits)
    • Research work  –  research project (6 credits)
  3. Bachelor degree (academic oriented program)
    • General education courses – 4 courses (12 credits)
    • Basic major courses – 14 courses (42 credits)
    • Core major courses – 20 courses (60 credits)
    • Research work  –  research project (6 credits)
  4. Master degree
    • General education courses – 2 courses (6 credits)
    • Basic major courses – 4 courses (12 credits)
    • Core major courses – 8 courses (24 credits)
    • Research work  –  research project (6 credits)

Coursework and Research Work Plan

1.Bachelor of Arts in English

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 003

Core English I

3

ENG 004

Core English II

3

CST 001

Computer for Office Application

3

ENG 058

Art of Reading I

3

GED 001

Art of Living

3

ENG 041

Presentation Skills

3

GED 003

Critical Thinking

3

ENG 055

Art of Listening and Speaking I

3

ECO 035

Introduction to Economics

3

ENG 060

Art of Writing

3

Cumulative credits

15

Cumulative credits

30

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 005

Core English III

3

ENG 006

Core English IV

3

ENG 038

Literature Studies I

3

ENG 032

Genre-Based Debate I

3

ENG 058

Art of Reading II

3

ENG 039

Literature Studies II

3

ENG 056

Art of Listening and Speaking II

3

ENG 062

Art of Writing III

3

ENG 061

Art of Writing II

3

ENG 011

Cultural Studies I

3

Cumulative credits

45

Cumulative credits

60

 

Year 3

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 007

Core English V

3

ENG 008

Core English VI

3

ENG 033

Genre-Based Debate II

3

ENG 064

Art of Writing V

3

ENG 076

Literature Studies III

3

ENG 077

Literature Studies IV

3

ENG 012

Cultural Studies II

3

ENG 051

Teaching Methodology and Practice I

3

ENG 063

Art f Writing IV

3

ENG 065

TOEFL I

3

Cumulative credits

75

Cumulative credits

90

 

Year 4

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

CSR 001

Corporate Social Responsibility

3

ENG 036

IELTS I

3

ENG 052

Teaching Methodology and Practice II

3

ENG 014

Discourse Analysis in English II

3

ENG 065

Discourse Analysis in English I

3

ENG 079

Art of Public Speaking

3

ENG 072

Art of Writing VI

3

ENG 080

Research Project for English

6

ENG 078

Research Methods for English

3

Cumulative credits

105

Cumulative credits

120

2.Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 003

Core English I

3

ENG 004

Core English II

3

CST 001

Computer for Office Application

3

ENG 058

Art of Reading I

3

GED 001

Art of Living

3

ENG 041

Presentation Skills

3

GED 003

Critical Thinking

3

ENG 055

Art of Listening and Speaking I

3

ECO 035

Introduction to Economics

3

ENG 060

Art of Writing

3

Cumulative credits

15

Cumulative credits

30

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 005

Core English III

3

ENG 006

Core English IV

3

ENG 038

Literature Studies I

3

ENG 032

Genre-Based Debate I

3

ENG 058

Art of Reading II

3

ENG 039

Literature Studies II

3

ENG 056

Art of Listening and Speaking II

3

ENG 062

Art of Writing III

3

ENG 061

Art of Writing II

3

ENG 011

Cultural Studies I

3

Cumulative credits

45

Cumulative credits

60

 

Year 3

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 007

Core English V

3

ENG 052

Teaching Methodology and Practice II

3

ENG 033

Genre-Based Debate II

3

ENG 001

Effective Teaching Strategies

3

ENG 063

Art of Writing IV

3

ENG 006

Core English VI

3

ENG 012

Cultural Studies II

3

ENG 018

English for Academic Purposes

3

ENG 051

Teaching Methodology and Practice I

3

ENG 064

Art of Writing V

3

Cumulative credits

75

Cumulative credits

90

 

Year 4

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 053

Teaching Methodology and Practice III

3

ENG 054

Teaching Methodology and Practice IV

3

CSR 001

Corporate Social Responsibility

3

ENG 036

IELTS I

3

ENG 065

Discourse Analysis in English I

3

ENG 036

Discourse Analysis in English II

3

ENG 066

TOEFL I

3

ENG 048

Research Project for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

6

ENG 045

Research Methods for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

3

Cumulative credits

105

Cumulative credits

120

3.Associate of English

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 003

Core English I

3

ENG 004

Core English II

3

CST 001

Computer for Office Application

3

ENG 061

Art of Writing II

3

ENG 058

Art of Reading I

3

ENG 055

Art of Listening and Speaking I

3

GED 003

Critical Thinking

3

ENG 041

Presentation Skills

3

ENG 060

Art of Writing I

3

ENG 059

Art of Reading II

3

Cumulative credits

15

Cumulative credits

30

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 005

Core English III

3

ENG 006

Core English IV

3

ENG 016

Educational Psychology I

3

ENG 032

Genre-Based Debate I

3

ENG 038

Literature Studies I

3

ENG 039

Literature Studies II

3

ENG 062

Art of Writing III

3

ENG 063

Art of Writing IV

3

ENG 056

Art of Listening and Speaking II

3

ENG 001

Effective Teaching Strategies

3

Cumulative credits

45

Cumulative credits

60

4.Bachelor of English

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 003

Core English I

3

ENG 004

Core English II

3

CST 001

Computer for Office Application

3

ENG 061

Art of Writing II

3

ENG 058

Art of Reading I

3

ENG 055

Art of Listening and Speaking I

3

GED 003

Critical Thinking

3

ENG 041

Presentation Skills

3

ENG 060

Art of Writing I

3

ENG 059

Art of Reading II

3

Cumulative credits

15

Cumulative credits

30

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 005

Core English III

3

ENG 006

Core English IV

3

ENG 016

Educational Psychology I

3

ENG 032

Genre-Based Debate I

3

ENG 038

Literature Studies I

3

ENG 039

Literature Studies II

3

ENG 062

Art of Writing III

3

ENG 063

Art of Writing IV

3

ENG 056

Art of Listening and Speaking II

3

ENG 001

Effective Teaching Strategies

3

Cumulative credits

45

Cumulative credits

60

 

Year 3

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 007

Core English V

3

ENG 008

Core English VI

3

ENG 012

Discourse Analysis in English I

3

ENG 072

Art of Writing VI

3

ENG 064

Art of Writing V

3

ENG 051

Teaching Methodology and Practice II

3

ENG 010

Cultural Studies I

3

ENG 013

Power of Focus

3

ENG 033

Teaching Methodology and Practice I

3

ENG 050

Art of Pronunciation

3

Cumulative credits

75

Cumulative credits

90

 

Year 4

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 052

Teaching Methodology and Practices III

3

ENG 036

IELTS I

3

ENG 065

TOEFL I

3

ENG 053

Teaching Methodology and Practice IV

3

ENG 045

Research Methods for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

3

ENG 036

Second Language Acquisition

3

ENG 057

Teaching English as a Foreign Language Workshop

3

ENG 048

Research Project for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

6

CSR 001

Corporate Social Responsibility

3

Cumulative credits

105

Cumulative credits

120

5.Master of English

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG 301

Advanced Academic Writing I

3

ENG 303

Advanced Communication Skills

3

ENG 313

Discourse Analysis in English I

3

ENG 305

Advanced Phonetics

3

ENG 313

Translation, Interpretation and Practice I

3

ENG 302

Advanced Academic Writing II

3

EDU 302

Advanced Teaching Methodology and Practices

3

ENG 312

TOEFL

3

Cumulative credits

12

Cumulative credits

24

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

RMD 306

Research Methods for English

3

ENG 309

IELTS

3

ENG 311

Second Language Acquisition Studies

3

ENG 304

Advanced English for Academic Purpose

3

ENG 310

Language Testing and Assessment

3

RPJ 313

Research Project for English

6

CSR 001

Corporate Social Responsibility

3

Cumulative credits

36

Cumulative credits

48

 

Mr. Yim Arun

Associate Dean

Tel : 016 366 484
E-mail : arunenglishahl@gmail.com

 


Contact Us

To discuss further about the programs, please contact:

Build Bright University, Building D, Samdech Sothearos Boulevard, Sangkat Tonle Basac,

Khan Chamkar Morn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Postal Code: 12301

Tel: 855-23 987 700, H/P: 855-12 682 777, 015 682 777

E-mail: info@bbu.edu.kh

Website: https://bbu.edu.kh