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Department of Language, Literature and Linguistics

The Languages, Literature, and Linguistics department (LLL) is situated within the faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU). The curriculum is composed of three main components: Literature in English, English Language and Linguistics, and Kiswahili. The department is additionally accountable for instructing Communication Skills in English to all first-year undergraduate students of IUIU. The department offers two postgraduate programs, namely the Master of Arts in Kiswahili and the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics. The department of LLL provides additional support to other faculties whose students are enrolled in courses such as English Language, Literature in English, and Kiswahili.

Mission Statement

To serve as a leading department that instils holistic, linguistic, literary creativity and originality


To be a Reputable World Center for Literary and Linguistic Excellence