To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements for the degree in which you are enrolled:
A student may complete a major sequence of 36 units in English by completing two Year 1 topics (9 units), two Year 2 topics (9 units) and two Year 3 topics (9 units) plus two additional topics (9 units) from the Year 2 or Year 3 topics listed in the program of study below.
A student may complete a minor sequence of 22.5 units in English by completing two Year 1 topics (9 units), two Year 2 topics (9 units) plus an additional topic (4.5 units) from the Year 2 or Year 3 topics listed in the program of study below.
A minor in English is not available to students who commenced the Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7), Bachelor of Arts from 1 January 2019.
The minor sequence is not available to students who commenced the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary R-7) from 1 January 2020
English is not offered as an extended major.
The English major aims to:
On completion of the major students will:
The following is the program of study for a 36 unit major sequence in English and should be read in conjunction with the course rule for the degree in which you are enrolled.
Select 9 units from the following:
ENGL1101 Approaches to Literature (4.5 units)
plus one of:
ENGL1102 Literary Interpretations (4.5 units)
COMS1001 Academic and Professional Communication (4.5 units)
ENGL2140 Epochs of English (4.5 units)
plus an additional 9 units from the Year 2 & 3 Option topics listed below.
ENGL3110 Canon to Contemporary (4.5 units)
ENGL3111 Epic Literature: Medieval to Early Modern (4.5 units)
plus an additional 4.5 units from the Year 2 & 3 Option topics listed below.
ENGL2120 Shakespeare (4.5 units)
ENGL2121 Adaptations: Literature on Screen (4.5 units)
ENGL2130 Crime Fiction and Film: From Poe to the Postmodern (4.5 units)
ENGL2131 Twenty-First Century Literature: Texts and Contexts (4.5 units)
ENGL2133 Vikings and Anglo Saxon Literature (4.5 units)
ENGL2141 Life Writing (4.5 units)
ENGL2146 The Gothic Tradition (4.5 units)
ENGL2147 Medieval Myths: the Origins of Modern Fantasy (4.5 units)
PHIL2609 Philosophy and Literature (4.5 units)
Not every topic is offered every year. Please consult the English handbooks (available from the English Office).
Refer to Honours - English
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