Definition of BLitt in US English:


(also BLit)

  • 1Bachelor of Letters.

    • ‘The BLitt (Honours) degree enables graduates to study for a formal qualification which may lead to a Master of Arts or PhD.’
    • ‘Its author, an academic with an Oxford BLitt, who died in 1998 at the age of 88, wrote a four-volume work on Chinese classical literature.’
    • ‘Students in the BLitt course can choose subjects from any area of study taught within the Faculty of Arts.’
  • 2Bachelor of Literature.


From Latin Baccalaureus Litterarum.