Specialisation

Major - English, Text and Writing

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1008.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.


The English, Text and Writing major invites students to explore contemporary approaches to language, literary study and writing, including literary criticism and theory, linguistic analysis, genre and textual study, and creative writing. English, Text and Writing focuses on the imaginative workings of language, and students can study a wide selection of modern and classic literature, as well as the relationships between written texts and other media such as film, television, performance, the visual arts and information technology. Students also have the opportunity to produce their own creative writing and to edit and publish their work. Career prospects include publishing, editing, teaching, writing, arts administration and advertising.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal enquiriesHCA@uws.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal enquiriesHCA@uws.edu.au

Major Structure

Students would be eligible for this major having successfully completed 80 credit points which includes the units in the following recommended sequence.

Bankstown Campus

Students completing a major in English, Text and Writing must complete the following two Level 1 units:

100641 Approaches to Text
100862 English, Text & Writing

Students must also complete no less than six units from the following list of Level 2 and 3 units:

Level 2 and 3 Units

Note: Not all units will be offered each year. Units will be offered on a rotational basis.

100845 American Literature
100849 Australian Textual Studies
102205 Children's and Young Adult Fiction
101242 Children's Literature
101626 Children's Literature: Image and Text
100900 Comedy and Tragedy
100993 Constructions of the Script
100856 Creative Non-Fiction
100859 Creative Writing Project
101408 Critical Discourse Analysis
102185 Culture, Discourse and Meaning
100866 Film and Drama
SS238A Genres
101000 hom/e/scapes
100961 Humanities Internship
102186 Introduction to Stylistics
100871 International Texts and Contexts
100875 Literature and Philosophy
100874 Literature, History and Culture
101033 Modernism
101001 Modernity and Cinema
101406 Queering Text
101650 Race in Literature
101003 Religion and Culture
101005 Representing Crime
100505 Special Topics in English, Text and Writing
100893 The Novel
101471 Women in Arabic and Islamic Literature
100896 Writing Fiction
101670 Writing and Society
100895 Writing For Performance
101011 Writing Poetry
100582 Writing Portfolio
101669 World Literature in Translation

Penrith campus

Students completing a major in English, Text and Writing must complete the following two Level 1 units:

100641 Approaches to Text
100862 English, Text & Writing

And six units from the following list of Level 2 and 3 units:

Level 2 and 3 Units

Note: Not all units will be offered each year. Units will be offered on a rotational basis.

100845 American Literature
100849 Australian Textual Studies
101242 Children's Literature
101626 Children's Literature: Image and Text
102205 Children's and Young Adult Fiction
100900 Comedy and Tragedy
100993 Constructions of the Script
100856 Creative Non-Fiction
100859 Creative Writing Project
101408 Critical Discourse Analysis
102185 Culture, Discourse and Meaning
100866 Film and Drama
SS238A Genres
101000 hom/e/scapes
100961 Humanities Internship
100870 Hypertext Fictions
100964 Introduction to Film Studies
102186 Introduction to Stylistics
100871 International Texts and Contexts
100875 Literature and Philosophy
100874 Literature, History and Culture
101033 Modernism
101001 Modernity and Cinema
100880 Poetry and Poetics
101406 Queering Text
101005 Representing Crime
101006 Social Semiotics
100505 Special Topics in English, Text and Writing
100893 The Novel
100896 Writing Fiction
101670 Writing and Society
100895 Writing For Performance
101011 Writing Poetry
100582 Writing Portfolio
101669 World Literature in Translation


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