BA Hons in English

General

Program Description

This course comprises the study of literary theory and the literature in English from Britain, America, the Indian subcontinent, and Africa. Periods covered range from the Middle Ages until the present day.

Students may pursue individual interests in the course of writing a research essay. Optional modules in specialist topics such as life-writing, science fiction, and text editing may also be available.

Admission requirements

Admission to the Honours programme must be approved by the Chairperson of the Department. (See also the General Regulations of the University.)

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Contact details

Name: Prof Karen Scherzinger
Tel: 011 559 2493 / Email: kscherzinger@uj.ac.za

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less