Goals, Outputs, and Strategies



The Graduate Program in English Language Studies aims:

  1. To produce graduates who are competent in conducting mono and interdisciplinary studies in the fields of English education, linguistics, and or literature,
  2. To produce public intellectuals who are competent in making use of their competence to empower the society in dealing with various challenges in the form of poverty, social welfare gap, and fundamentalism,
  3. To produce scientific and applied works in English education, linguistics, and literature which contribute to the development of science at the local as well as global level, and
  4. To conduct community outreach to enhance human dignity.



 Based on the derived goals, the GP-ELS set the following targets:

  1. The publication of various scientific works in the forms such as articles published at reputable national and international levels, references, instructional models and language learning application;
  2. The publication of students’ scientific works addressing three main issues in the strategic plans, namely poverty eradication, environmental destruction, and radicalism;
  3. The attainment of the English proficiency level of C1 (proficient users in CEFR) or advanced level (ACTFL)
  4. The attainment of significant increase in the social and intellectual capitals of the alumni and alumnae particularly in the field of English language studies;
  5. The provision of community services or outreach in English language education and studies;
  6. The publication of English course books or instructional materials for pre-schools, primary schools, and secondary schools, as well as popular, art, and cultural works.



 In order to achieve the targets above, the GP-ELS implements the following strategies:

  1. administering workshops on writing research proposal to obtain grants,
  2. access provision to national and international journal database,
  3. administering research umbrella, namely research collaboration between lecturers and students particularly related to the three major themes in the research roadmap 2016-2020,
  4. strict implementation of the English proficiency standard for student admission, 500 of Institutional TOEFL or its equivalence, i.e. 6.0 in IELTS test,
  5. The use of English as medium of instruction and communication in the study program,
  6.  administering workshops by alumni for alumni to develop their intellectual capital, namely developing their competence, and their social capitals through networking,
  7. Administering or giving workshops to English teachers and lecturers, and
  8. Collaborating with publishers and local governments through publication of course books for pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools, as well as popular works, arts, and culture.