English Honours II

Description

This course builds knowledge and understanding of the discipline of English, encompassing the study of literature and the practice of creative writing. In particular, it enhances skills and capacities in developing a research proposal, and advances students mastery of disciplinary and practice aspects through writing assignments and engagement in discussion in seminars and workshops. The course includes discussions of theoretical directions in English and creative writing and student presentations of a research proposal.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. An advanced comprehension of contemporary issues in English and creative writing.

2. Instruction and practice in the preparatory work required for a research or creative project.

3. Acquired skills and methods necessary to undertake complex analysis and effective communication on topics in English and in creative writing.

4. Enhanced disciplinary knowledge by way of discussion of literary texts and readings.

Content

  • Literature review or reflective essay
  • Close study and discussion of texts and readings
  • Advanced skills development:
  1. Informal oral presentation and discussion
  2. Essay writing

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Assumed Knowledge

A major in the discipline with a minimum credit grade average.

Assessment Items

Essay: Essays

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 18 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term