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Area/Catalogue
LANG 3030

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106150

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To consolidate students' critical understanding of English language and literature at an advanced level, with an emphasis on International or World literature/s in English

Course content

Students will consolidate and deepen their expertise in academic English language and literature in the context of the historical, socio-political and cultural traditions of world literature/s. Students will examine the influences of other languages and of other literary traditions as these have enriched the development of literature/s in English. Students explore the influence of World Englishes in relation to languages, literatures and film in their own countries/regions. Emphasis will be placed on independent research, review, analysis, interpretation and the application of linguistic and literary theory and insight into the other disciplinary/career-path interests of students.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of any two second year courses from either the Creative Writing and Literature or English Language major/sub-major within the Bachelor of Arts, or by approval from the Program Director.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
Seminar (online) 3 hours x 2 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
Seminar (online) 3 hours x 2 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
Seminar (online) 3 hours x 2 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Portfolio 1750 words 40% N/A
Project 1750 words 40% N/A
Presentation 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Portfolio 1750 words 40% N/A
Project 1750 words 40% N/A
Presentation 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Portfolio 1750 words 40% N/A
Project 1750 words 40% N/A
Presentation 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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