Swansea University

English Literature, BA (Hons)

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Singleton park (Wales)
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Singleton park (Wales)
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    Different dates available
Description

Description
English Literature is one of the most diverse, stimulating and challenging disciplines offered at Swansea University. Our Literature courses cover the entire range of the subject, from Beowulf to Contemporary Fiction.

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Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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Starts Different dates available
Location
Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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· Requirements

Entry Requirements Our standard entry requirement is BBB (UCAS tariff points 120) or equivalent including a B in English Literature or the combined English Language and Literature A-level or A-level Creative Writing. All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. We also accept a range of advanced level qualifications including: International Baccalaureate 32; Welsh Baccalaureate - grade equivalent to A-level; Access to Higher Education and Open University qualifications, and Extended Project.

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4.0
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4.0 14/05/2018
What I would highlight: I truly adore my university experience. It has been incredible, challenging and stimulating for students. At the same time, it's fun as well. I would come back again in futur for more such services.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Mandarin
Arabic
Welsh
Credit
Teaching
Creative Writing
English
Writing

Course programme

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Degree / HECert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameEN-100Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Monsters, Theories, TransformationsEN-119Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Stage Play WorldEN-120Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20English Essentials

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules - Selective

Choose Minimum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select at least 2x 20 credit modules from the list below. You may select 3x 20 credit modules and not make a selection from the box below. Overall, you must select a balance of 60 credits per teaching block.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceALE116Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20A History of the English LanguageALE120Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Studying the English LanguageAM-113Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to American Literature and CultureEN-112Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Approaches to Gender in English LiteratureEN-113Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Literature and Society in Medieval Europe.EN-117Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Writing: Fiction GenresEN-118Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Creative Writing: Styles of Fiction

AND

Optional Module Choices

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You may choose to select 1x 20 credit module from the list below or 2x 10 credit Languages for All modules which must be taken as a pair.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceALE100Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Grammar and MeaningALE108Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Language Teaching MethodologyALE114Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Sounds of EnglishALE115Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Language of Everyday LifeCLC101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Of Gods and Heroes - Greek MythologyCLC102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Ovid's Metamorphoses. The Transformations of MythologyCY-140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 1CY-141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 2ML-102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Modern European Film: Themes and PerspectivesMLA140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 1MLA141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 2MLE100Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Modern European Fiction: Texts and ContextsMLF140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - French 1MLF141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - French 2MLG140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - German 1MLG141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - German 2MLI140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Italian 1MLI141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Italian 2MLS140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Spanish 1MLS141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Spanish 2MLZ140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 1MLZ141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 2MSS106Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Hollywood: A History of American Film

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

A.Ways of Reading

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must select at least one module from each of the groups A-D. You may choose to select your additional 40 credits from any of these boxes, or the 'Optional Module Choices' box. You must select 120 credits overall.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-206Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Debating Texts: Theory in LiteratureEN-237Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Exploring the Bloody Chamber: Medieval to Postmodern

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B.Literature in Time

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-239Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20No-Man's Land: Literature of the Great WarEN-242Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contentious Shakespeare

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C.Literature in Place

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-241Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Fragments of Union: The Cultural Making and Breaking of BritainEN-266Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Medieval Encounters

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D.Literature and Revolution

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-207Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Revolution of the Word: ModernismEN-226Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Conflict and the Gothic in the long nineteenth century

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Optional Module Choices

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You may (but you do not have to) choose a maximum of 2x 20 credit modules or 1x 20 credit module and 2x 10 credit Languages for All modules which must be taken as a pair.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceALE200Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Theory and PracticeALE218Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Discourse AnalysisALE224Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Vocabulary StudiesALE250Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20First Language AcquisitionAM-204Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Race and Ethnicity: American PerspectivesAM-215Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20American Word/American ImageAM-250Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Ghettos, Streets, Suburbs: Cultural Representations of the American City, 1890 - presentCY-140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 1CY-141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 2EN-204Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to Creative Non-FictionEN-232Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Introduction to Writing PoetryEN-234Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to Writing FictionEN-236Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Introduction to Writing DramaEN-260Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Studying DialectHUA207Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Business & EntrepreneurshipMLA140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 1MLA141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 2MLF140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - French 1MLF141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - French 2MLG140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - German 1MLG141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - German 2MLI140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Italian 1MLI141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Italian 2MLS140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Spanish 1MLS141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Spanish 2MLZ140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 1MLZ141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 2MS-219Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Studying Digital MediaMSS202Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The History of Screen Animation

Year 3 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Optional Module Choices

Choose Minimum Of 80 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must choose a minimum of 80 credits from this list. You may decide to choose all of your 120 credits and not make selections from the Creative Writing modules below. Overall, you must select a balance of 60 credits per teaching block.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceALE308Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Issues in current ELTALE316Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Language in the MediaAM-316Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Contemporary American FictionAM-333Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20African American Literature 1910-1940: The Harlem RenaissanceEN-3011Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-3027Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20William Blake: Poetry and DesignsEN-3029Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postmodernist and Post-war FictionEN-3031Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)40Dissertation - English LiteratureEN-3037Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Exodus: Moses and Minority LiteratureEN-3040Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Welsh Gothic / Gothic WalesEN-3042Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postcolonial LiteratureEN-3043Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry in the Twentieth CenturyEN-3046Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Stuff: Victorian Literature and Material CultureEN-3047Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Other Tongues: Multilingualism in English Language LiteratureEN-3048Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Professional Development: Preparing for WorkEN-3050Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Written in Blood: Reading the VampireEN-3051Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Madness, Malady and Melancholia: Literature and Medicine from Genesis to GenomesEN-3052Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Sex and Death: Jacobean Drama EN-314Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20ChaucerEN-374Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Theorising Texts: Shakespeare, Bronte, JamesEN-376Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Prehistory, History and LanguageEN-394Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Reading/Writing TraumaEN-398Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Masculine and Monstrous in the Middle Ages

AND

Creative Writing - Optional Module Choices

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select up to 40 credits to make up your 120 credits in total for the year. You must have completed a Creative Writing module if you wish to select EN-3026. You MUST NOT take EN-3031 and EN-3026. Overall, you must select a balance of 60 credits per teaching block.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-3014Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Further Fiction WritingEN-3026Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Creative Writing Personal ProjectEN-306Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing for Radio and ScreenEN-309Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Further Creative Non FictionEN-319Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Further Poetry Writing