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BA English Literature-Extended Major (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
6 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
33832 AUD
National
6688 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

The Bachelor of Arts is a flexible degree that provides students with the optimal balance between a defined sequence of study and flexible course options. This innovative program has been designed to develop graduates with the key practical skills and interdisciplinary knowledge required to be the leaders of tomorrow. The program will provide the students with highly developed skills in written communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and interpersonal understanding.

The English literature major introduces students to one of the world's key literary traditions as well as to contemporary global English-language literary culture. Undertaking the formal study of English literature from its beginnings to the present day is to be introduced to a vast intellectual and cultural history--one that records the almost infinitely different ways in which men and women, from a great variety of different times and places, have lived, thought, argued, felt and imagined. Many of the novels, poems, plays and non-fictional works students encounter in this program rank amongst the greatest products of the human mind. The major also introduces students to some influential ways of thinking about literature.

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:

          OP/Entry Rank 2016:12/74

  •  For International students:

          1) Year 12 or equivalent English.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

 Course Code          Course Title

  • ENGL1800 Literary Classics: Texts and Traditions
  • ENGL1100 Introduction to Australian Literature
  • ENGL1500 Contemporary Literature: Reading & Writing
  • ENGL2405 Thinking about Literature: Criticism and Theory
  • ENGL2010 New World Exchanges: Literature in the Age of Discovery
  • ENGL2035 Modernist Literature
  • ENGL2040 Gothic Literature & Culture
  • ENGL2060 Introduction to Shakespeare
  • ENGL2065 Jane Austen and her Influence
  • ENGL2070 21st Century Literature
  • ENGL2100 Australian Literature: Traditions & Revisions
  • ENGL2440 The Novel: Realism, History, Fiction
  • ENGL2460 Poetry: In Defence of Imagination
  • ENGL2500 Women Writers
  • ENGL3012 Research Topic A
  • ENGL3013 Research Topic B
  • ENGL3020 Journals, Repositories & Conferences Internship
  • WRIT2100 Creative Writing: Poetics
  • ENGL3610 Major Texts: Current Issues
  • ENGL3620 Current Issues in Australian Writing
  • ENGL3630 Critical Issues in Literature

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

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