English Studies

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

English Studies

Master of English Studies

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 42 credit points from elective units of study
(i) with the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units can be taken from outside those listed in the table, including:
(ii) a maximum of 6 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.
(c) at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study.

Graduate Diploma in English Studies

Students complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum 24 credit points from elective units of study, including:
(i) with the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units can be taken from outside those listed in the table, including:

Graduate Certificate in English Studies

Students complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study.

Core

ENGL6100
Approaches to Literary History
6      Intensive July
ENGL6101
Approaches to Genre
6      Semester 2
ENGL6102
Approaches to Critical Reading
6      Semester 1
ENGL6103
Approaches to Global English Literatures
6      Semester 1

Capstone

Master of English Studies students must complete either ENGL6935 or (ENGL6929 and ENGL6930). Students completing the Dissertation can count ENGL6929 towards their elective.
ENGL6929
Dissertation Part 1
6    N ENGL6935

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6930
Dissertation Part 2
6    P ENGL6929
N ENGL6935

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6935
Research Essay
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points of 6000 level units from the English Studies table, including 24 credit points of core units.
N ENGL6929 OR ENGL6930

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective

ENGL6040
Introduction to Old English
6      Semester 2
ENGL6042
Old Norse

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
ENGL6106
The Idea of the South
6      Semester 2
ENGL6107
Sentiment and Sensation

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
ENGL6110
The 18th Century Novel: Theory and Example

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
ENGL6111
History Writing in English, 1500-1900

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
ENGL6114
Language and Subject

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
ENGL6115
Reading Suburbia

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
ENGL6122
Life Writing Workshop
12      Semester 2
ENGL6908
Creative Writing: Supervised Project
6    N ENGL6907 or ENGL6929 or ENGL6930 or ENGL6935 or ENGL6119 or ENGL6120

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6913
Critical Contexts for Creative Writing
6      Semester 2
ENGL6914
Research Methods for Creative Writing
6      Semester 1
ENGL6917
Literary Culture: Sydney
6      Semester 1
ENGL6936
Writers at Work
6      Semester 2
ENGL6937
Literary Movements
6      Semester 2
ENGL6970
Reading Magazines
6      Intensive April
ENGL6982
Shakespeare and Modernity

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
ENGL6985
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
ENGL6986
Poetry Workshop
12      Semester 1
ENGL6987
Fiction Workshop
12      Semester 1
ENGL6992
Henry James and the Art of Fiction
6      Semester 1
GCST6905
Gender in Cultural Theory
6      Semester 2
MECO6945
Creative Non-Fiction Workshop

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N ENGL6984
Semester 1
USSC6919
Hollywood vs. Netflix
6      Semester 2
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6   

Where students intend to complete both FASS7001 and FASS7002, they should undertake FASS7001 first then FASS7002. Do not enrol in both in one semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
WRIT6000
Professional Writing
6      Semester 2
WRIT6001
Professional Editing
6      Semester 1