Bachelor of Arts (English for Professional Purposes)

English for Professional Purposes Programme

Vision

To produce the highly qualified professionals for the public as well as for the private sectors in Myanmar

 

Mission

  • To produce human resources who are qualified at all four language skills for business and management situations
  • To enhance students’ knowledge of the professional environment

 

Background

English for Professional Purposes Programme has been started together with of Business Management Programme when the National Management College was founded in 2004. Although EPP is one of the programmes operated by the National Management Degree College, since the beginning of this programme, all students specializing in EPP have been attending their classes in other compounds like Taungoo Hall, Marlar Hall and Panglong Hall. Core Modules for the programme are English Language Skills Modules and Economics Modules. Therefore this programme is attached by the Department of English of Yangon University and therefore, all the EPP students attend their classes in the compound of the English Department Yangon University.

 

In the First Year of EPP, Myanmar and Introduction to Business are modules for Foundation courses. Core modules are

  1. Communicative Skills
  2. English for Business and
  3. English Pronunciation for clear communication

Aspects of Myanmar is also prescribed as Elective Course in the First Year of EPP.

 

In the Second Year of EPP, Myanmar and Business Statistics and Accounting and Finance are modules for Foundation Courses. Core modules are

  1. Communicative Skills
  2. English for Business
  3. Presentation Skills and Public Speaking and
  4. English in the Media

In the Third Year of EPP, as Foundation Courses, Operations Management and Marketing Management and Macroeconomic Environment are prescribed. Core modules are

  1. Communicative Skills
  2. English for Business
  3. English for Meetings and Negotiations
  4. Translation and Interpretation

 

In First Semester of the Fourth Year of EPP, as Foundation Courses, Financial Management and Business Law are prescribed. Core modules are

  1. Research Paper Writing
  2. Communicative Skills
  3. English for Business and
  4. Translation and Interpretation

In Second Semester of the Fourth Year of EPP, as Foundation Courses, International Business Management and Management Information Systems are prescribed. Core modules are

  1. Introduction to Pragmatics
  2. Communicative Skills
  3. English for Business and
  4. Translation and Interpretation

 

Since 2007-2008 Academic Year, graduates of EPP Programme have been produced and recently, in 2007, 14th Batch of EPP students received B.A (EPP) Degree and altogether (514) graduates have been produced from this Programme.