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English Major

Code MAAAKC

English prepares students to enter the world of work as a rigorous reader, a compelling writer, an effective speaker, and an engaged, respectful world citizen - all skills employers seek.

Through the breadth and depth of their reading and writing, students develop a high level of transferable English language skills, along with a thorough understanding of human nature.

Code

MAAAKC

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Students must complete eight (8) units totalling 120 credit points:

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENG1140Discovering Literature15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENG1060English Grammar for Professionals15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENG2118Literature and Theory15
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENG2120Popular Texts for Young People15
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENG3165Australian Fiction15
ENG3140From Fiction to Film15
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENG3160Graphic Novels15
Select one (1) unit from the following (please note not all units are available every year):
ENG3050 ^Poetry and Passion15
ENG3185 ^Comedy and Tragedy in Drama 15
ENG3190 ^Social Justice and Children's Literature15

^ Core Option

For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Notes

Learning Outcomes

  1. CLOs and mapping completed at course level and can be located in the new Bachelor of Arts proposal.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

The major successfully prepares the graduate for a diverse range of careers requiring communication skills, critical thinking and considered analysis.

Possible future job titles

Author, Biographer, Government Adviser, Journalist, Overseas Aid Worker, Politician, Press Secretary, Public Servant, Publicist, Publisher, Community Service Professional, Marketing Manager

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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