Department of English
The department of English is one of the supporting departments at University of Co-operative and Management, Thanlyin. Previously, the Department of English was included under the Department of Languages at the time of Yangon Co-operative Regional College. When Yangon Co-operative Regional College was upgraded to Yangon Co-operative Degree College, the Department of English has stood separately.
At that time, the Department of English is one of the minor departments and affiliated with the Department of English from Yangon University and had to teach general English. When Yangon Co-operative Degree College was upgraded to Co-operative University, Thanlyin, the Department of English offers the foundation course on Business English to students who are specializing in respective fields like Accounting and Finance, Marketing Management, Applied Statistics, Regional Development and Social Enterprise Management since 2012.
For the time being, the department of English is being run with a total teaching staff of six: one professor (Head of the department), one lecturer, two assistant lecturers and two tutors. Currently, the Department of English not only offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses as supporting subject but also provides proficiency in Business English Free Online Course to the general public as part of a human resource development programme.
To be recognized as a centre of imparting the essential language skills needed to fulfill the occupational purposes and as an environment which can support the prospective persons to possess the effective Business English so as to deal with international business partners and to keep up with the ever-changing business atmosphere.
The products of the University of Co-operative and Management, Thanlyin are able to apply business English in their respective fields.