The English Language and Literature (ELL) Academic Group of the National Institute of Education is a department that focuses on research and teacher education in the areas of English Language, Linguistics and Literature. We pride ourselves in having a research culture that embraces diversity and multidisciplinary perspectives, as well as a strong focus on maintaining excellence in our teaching and pedagogy.
ELL has both academic and pedagogy commitments and offers undergraduate and graduate programmes as well as in-service and pre-service teacher certification courses. Research oriented graduate work is also offered for the Master of Arts, Master of Education and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The department also runs a 1-year Postgraduate Diploma in English Language Teaching programme for scholars from China.