BA English Literature equips students with the necessary qualifications and skills that will help them solve problems, conduct research and write reports in a creative, constructive and disciplined way, guaranteeing a successful career. During their studies, students will have the chance to enjoy some of the great moments that the long literary tradition of the English speaking world has to offer and also delve into the magical world of treasures of English literature, which dates back to the Middle Ages and continues to thrive in the present. Their learning experience is complemented by online support offered through tutoring, e-seminars and constructive evaluation.
This is a programme for those who wish to:
- Acquire a prestigious degree in the English language
- Expand their knowledge and perception of cultural, historical and regional developments in English literature
- Comprehend the many and oftentimes conflicting ways in which literary works have been interpreted or misinterpreted and what led to such interpretations
- Acquire the necessary skills allowing them to read works of fiction or non-fiction and present their arguments or write essays and articles on them, with confidence in their writing and with the ability to communicate their standpoint effectively
Structure of the Programme
This degree is comprised of twelve courses of 30 credits each and can be completed in 3 years.
Indicative list of modules:
- Explorations in Literature
- Approaches to Texts
- Renaissance Comedy: Shakespeare and Johnson
- Introduction to English Language
- Renaissance and Restoration
- Literature of the Later Middle Ages
- Varieties of English
- Drama since 1860
- The Novel
- American Literature
- Language and Gender
The study of English Literature equips graduates with transferable skills that prove necessary in a wide range of professional fields. Graduates are able to analyse complex concepts and express their thoughts logically and clearly. This programme will help them build sound theoretical foundations favouring careers in areas, such as teaching and research, advertising and marketing, journalism or business.
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