Mission & Goals


The Department's vision in embodied in its mission:
to inspire and develop, through excellence and innovation in English, a community of learners dedicated to achieving their full potential in the building of the Omani society and to explore career options from a real world perspective. All people working at the Department, therefore, have adopted the idea of creating partnership with the local community for the sake of mutual benefit. To realize this vision, we seek to explore new ways of promoting knowledge and encouraging creative scientific research and providing its requirements.


To provide unique learning opportunities, gain valuable insight into careers, foster intellectual growth, individual expression and character development, and to instill a sense of confidence among students to heighten their proficiency in the language. The mission of the English Department goes further to advance scholarship, promote creative learning and teach through a variety of sources.


The Department of English Language and Literature tries to achieve the following aims:
1-Responding to the local job market needs by providing graduates able to use English skillfully.
2-Promoting creative thinking through teaching literary courses and translation.
3-Developing students' English communication skills through ample training in listening, speaking, reading and writing in real everyday life situations.
4-Developing teaching staff members' abilities in research, fact finding and use of modern educational technologies.
5-Establishing links with the local community to promote a kind of partnership useful for both sides.
6-Developing and updating teaching curricula.
7-Inviting distinguished teaching staff members to work at the Department.