BA English

Programme Code: Q300 BA/ENG

Entry Requirements

  • BTEC: DDM
  • Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction
  • Scottish Highers: AAABB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: AAB
  • Irish LC: 340 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above
  • Advanced Placement: 4 4 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0
  • Euro Bacc: 80%
  • French Bacc: 14/20
  • German Abitur: 2.0
  • Italy DES: 80/100
  • Austria Mat: 2.0
  • Polish Mat: Overall 75% including 3 extended level subjects

Subjects Preferred: English Language or English Literature A level or IB equivalent is required

Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

Structure

The programme consists of compulsory modules on key thematic concerns but with the flexibility to choose modules on either literature, language, linguistics, or a combination of them. Students will also be able to combine English with an Asian or African language and/or region and take courses on cinema, development, migration, diaspora, etc.

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Students must take all compulsory modules in order to proceed to the next year

  • English in the Global World 152900111 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Global Shakespeare 152900110 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Ways of Reading: Introduction to Critical Theory 152900109 (30 credits) Full Year

Optional Module

Select either a language module OR a module from List A OR an open option at an introductory level to the value of 30 credits

Year 2

Core Module

  • The novel and its others 152900108 (30 credits) Full Year

Optional Modules

Choose modules to the value of at least 60 credits from the list below and/or from List B.

  • Fictions of History 155901013 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Issues in World Englishes 152900101 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Intercultural communication and interaction 152900107 (15credits) Term 2

Optional Modules

Choose a further 30 credits at the appropriate level from List B, C or D OR a language option OR an open option.

Year 3

  • Dissertation in English 152900105 (30 credits) Full Year

Optional Modules

Choose 60 credits from the following AND/OR from List B.

  • Empire and the Postcolonial: Race Genders, Sexualities 152900104 (15credits) Term 1
  • Southern Spaces 152900102 (15credits) Term 2
  • A special author 152900103 (15credits) Term 1
  • Psychology of multilingualism: social and cognitive aspects 152900106 (15credits) Term 1 Not Running 2017/2018
  • Development Communication 151010044 (15credits) Term 2

Optional Module

Choose a further 30 credits, at the appropriate level, from the list below OR a from List B, List C or List D OR a language option OR an open option.

List of Optional Modules

N.B. Not all optional modules will be available every year

List A - Introductory Modules

  • Culture in Africa 155900838 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Language in Africa 155900867 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Chinese 103: History and Culture of China 155901001 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Aspects of Japanese Culture 1 155901199 (15credits) Term 1
  • Aspects of Japanese Culture 2 155901200 (15credits) Term 2
  • Culture and Society in Modern and Contemporary Korea 155900809 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Introduction to Arabic Culture 155901205 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Introduction to Israeli Culture 155900947 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Introduction to South East Asia 155901320 (15credits) Term 1
  • South Asian Culture 155900812 (30 credits) Full Year

List B - Regional Literature Modules

  • Southern Spaces 152900102 (15credits) Term 2
  • Literatures of the Near and Middle East 155900991 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Contemporary African literature 155900839 (30 credits) Full Year
  • South Asian Literature in English 155900927 (15credits) Term 1
  • English Literatures of South East Asia 155901410 (15credits) Term 1 Not Running 2017/2018
  • War, Revolution and Independence in South East Asian Literatures in Translation 155901316 (15credits) Term 1
  • Nation and Nationalism in Middle Eastern fiction (in Translation) 155901380 (30 credits) Full Year
  • The City and the Countryside in South East Asian Literatures 155901326 (15credits) Term 1 Not Running 2017/2018
  • Persian Poetry in Translation 155901277 (30 credits) Full Year Not Running 2017/2018
  • Survey of Pre-Modern Japanese Literature in Translation 155901213 (15credits) Term 1
  • Survey of Modern Japanese Literature in Translation 155901214 (15credits) Term 2
  • Literary Traditions and Culture of Korea 155901389 (15credits) Term 2
  • Trajectories of Modernity in Korean Literature 155901390 (15credits) Term 1
  • Under Western Eyes: European Writings on South East Asia 155907001 (15credits) Term 2 Not Running 2017/2018

List C - Linguistics Modules

  • Introduction to Phonology 152900070 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Meaning and Interpretation 152900100 (15credits) Term 1 Not Running 2017/2018
  • General Linguistics: Understanding Language 152900069 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Language, Society and Communication 152900083 (15credits) Term 1
  • Morphology 152900036 (15credits) Term 1
  • Psychology of Language 152900082 (15credits) Term 2
  • Phonetics 152900094 (15credits) Term 2
  • Topics in Lexical Semantics 152900065 (15credits) Term 1
  • Historical Linguistics 152900037 (15credits) Term 1
  • Linguistic Typology 152900044 (15credits) Term 2
  • Extended Essay in Linguistics (A) 152900097 (15credits) Term 1
  • Extended Essay in Linguistics (B) 152900098 (15credits) Term 2

List D - Cinema, Media, Society and Migration Courses

  • Japanese Cinema: A Critical Survey 155901181 (30 credits) Full Year
  • South East Asia on Film 155901318 (15credits) Term 2
  • Thailand on Screen (post '97) 155901317 (15credits) Term 2
  • Indonesia on Screen 155901354 (15credits) Term 1 Not Running 2017/2018
  • Anthropology and Film 151802026 (15credits) Term 1
  • Cinema and Society in South Asia: History and Social Context 155906000 (15credits) Term 1
  • Cinema and Society in South Asia: Key Issues 155906001 (15credits) Term 2
  • Black Urban Studies 151230001 (15credits) Term 1
  • History of Slavery: Britain and Slavery 151230005 (15credits) Term 1
  • African and Asian Cultures in the Diaspora 151802052 (15credits) Term 1
  • The Anthropology of African and Asian Communities in British Society 151802035 (15credits) Term 2
  • The Muslim World: Unity in Diversity 155901258 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Perspectives on African experience 155900933 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Pop and Politics in East Asia 155800077 (15credits) Term 1
  • New Media and Society 151802070 (15credits) Term 2
  • Perspectives on African experience 155900933 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Filmmaking and Curatorial Practices in the Age of Festivalization 155902002 (15credits) Term 2 Not Running 2017/2018
  • African Philosophy 155901397 (15credits) Term 2
  • Issues in Post-war Japanese Society 1 155901329 (15credits) Term 1
  • Issues in Post-war Japanese Society 2 155901330 (15credits) Term 2
  • Society, Culture and Politics in Nepal 155901305 (30 credits) Full Year
  • History and Culture of Korea to the late 19th Century 155901263 (30 credits) Full Year
  • Sages Through the Ages: Confucius and Laozi 158000133 (15credits) Term 1 Not Running 2017/2018
Program taught in:
  • English

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