College of Arts and Humanities  - Swansea University

Bachelor in English Literature and History (3 year) - Grado en Literatura Inglesa e Historia

College of Arts and Humanities - Swansea University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial
  • Precio:
    Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2015/16 are as follows:
    UK/EU £9,000
    International £12,500
  • Comienzo:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Lugar:
    Swansea
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Condiciones:
    You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BA English Literature and History (3 year)

Presentación

The BA English Literature and History degree offers the study of literary texts from various contexts and historical periods, but you will also explore the complex relationships between literature, politics and history.

The Department of English Language and Literature is ranked 7th in the UK within the recent Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF 2014), gaining a score of 100% for the social impact of its research activities

Requisitos

All applicants receive individual consideration. Our preferred offers for UK applicants are BBB-BBC at A-level to include a B in English Literature or combined English Lang/Literature and a B in History A Level. However, flexible offers are made on review of the application form, after taking into consideration the subjects studied, predicted or achieved grades, reference and personal statement.

For candidates offering the International Baccalaureate, a typical offer would be 32-30 points. We ask for Welsh Baccalaureate plus BC at A-level. Access candidates should have 15 Distinctions and 18 Merits. Candidates studying for American qualifications should have a minimum of 550 in each part of the SAT reasoning and subject tests (or 1650 overall). We require a minimum IELT score of 6.0.

Programa

Year 2 (Level 5)
HE Level 5 Degree / HEDip
Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
The Practice of History

Optional Modules
Joint Honours History
Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must select 60 credits in each teaching block

Module Name
The Making of Transatlantic America
Re-Thinking the South: Southern Culture and History, 1865-1955
John F. Kennedy and America
The Heirs of Rome: The Making of Christendom, Byzantium, and Islam in the Early Middle Ages, 400-800
The State of the Church in Later Medieval Europe
Revolutionary and Napoleonic Europe, 1789-1815
Post-War Reconstruction: Europe 1945 - 1956
Medieval Britain 1250-1520
The Golden Age of Iberia, 1450-1700
Europe 1500-1650: Renaissance, Reformation and Religious War
Europe 1650-1800: From Reason to Romanticism
War and British Society 1688 - 1815
War and Society in the Anglo-Norman World
The Welsh Century: Politics, Nationality and Religion, 1847-1947
First World War: Politics, Society and Culture 1870-1933
Occupied Europe 1938 - 1947
British Atlantic World c.1550-1760
From Athens to Los Alamos: Science in the Ancient & Modern Worlds
Hanes ar y Teledu
Researching and Re-telling the Past
The History of the Mass Media in the United Kingdom
From War to Revolution: France 1914-1968
The Cold War
Credoau´r Cymry: Astudio Athroniaeth ac Athrawiaeth Gymreig o Safbwynt Rhyngwladol
Digital War
Contemporary Wars and Conflicts
European Fascisms
Genocide
British Politics and Public Policy
Maximum Efficiency? Medicine and Society c. 1500-2000

AND
English Literature options
Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Debating Texts: Theory in Literature
Revolution of the Word: Modernism
Exploring the Bloody Chamber: Medieval to Postmodern
No-Man´s Land: Literature of the Great War
Revolution and Romanticism
Fragments of Union: The Cultural Making and Breaking of Britain
Shakespeare in Context(s)
Medieval Encounters

AND
Options 2
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Theory and Practice
Psycholinguistics
Discourse Analysis
Corpora and Concordancing
Race and Ethnicity: American Perspectives
American Word/American Image
Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction
Debating Texts: Theory in Literature
Revolution of the Word: Modernism
Introduction to Writing Poetry
Introduction to Writing Fiction
Introduction to Writing Drama
Exploring the Bloody Chamber: Medieval to Postmodern
No-Man´s Land: Literature of the Great War
Revolution and Romanticism
Fragments of Union: The Cultural Making and Breaking of Britain
Shakespeare in Context(s)
Studying Dialect
Medieval Encounters

Year 3 (Level 6)
HE Level 6 Degree / Honours

Optional Modules
English Literature Long Essay
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Joint Honours English and Ancient History students must do either EN-397 Long Essay or EN-3026 Creative Writing Personal Project OR they must take HIH3300 History Dissertation. They cannot do both.

Module Name
Creative Writing Personal Project
Long Essay

AND
English Literature Compulsory
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Code
EN-388
EN-389

AND
English Literature Optional
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
First Language Acquisition
Second Language Acquisition
Issues in current ELT
Language in the Media
African American Literature 1910-1940: The Harlem Renaissance
Uncanny places and cyberspaces: Gender and the fantastic
Discovering old English
Further Fiction Writing
Literature and the Metropolis: Representations of London Life 1900-1939
Neo-Victorian Fictions
Thomas Hardy
Literature and Psychoanalysis I
Further Dramatic Writing
Further Creative Non Fiction
Further Poetry Writing
Modern Irish Fiction in English
European Fiction and Drama 1850 - 1920
Dylan Thomas
Theorising Texts: Shakespeare, Shelley, Bronte, Joyce
Prehistory, History and Language
W.B. Yeats
Power and Performance: 1590 - 1740
Revolution, Romanticism and Realism
The Erotics and Exotics of Romantic Orientalism
Wales: Singular noun, plural experience
The Masculine and Monstrous in the Middle Ages

AND
History Options
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
The American Civil War in History and Memory
"A Hard Rain´s a-Gonna Fall": America in the 1960s
Concro´r Byd: Twf a Chwymp Ymerodraethau Prydain a Ffrainc
Renaissance Venice
Weimar Germany 1918 - 1933
Family, Sex and Intimacy in Early Modern England
European Empires in the East. A comparative analysis
Media and Society in the 1930s
Welsh society in the later Middle Ages, 1267-1536 (Level 3)
Invention, innovation and technological revolutions
A History of Violence
Britain since 1945
Class, Community and Conflict: South Wales Industrial Society, 1800-2000
The Grand Tour, c1550 - c.1800
Revolutionary America, 1760 - 1791
From Machiavelli to Mussolini: Government and society in Western political thought
Gunfighter Nation: the West in History, Mythology and Fiction
The Spanish Civil War - Its Origins, Course and Legacy
The Aftermaths of War
Real War, Imagined War: War in Literature, Art and Cinema
Hospitals in History c1700 - 1948

AND
History Special Subject
Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
The Reign of King John 1199-1216: Misrule and Magna Carta (I)
The Reign of King John 1199-1216: Misrule and Magna Carta (II)


OR
History Dissertation

AND
History Optional

AND
English Literature Compulsory
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Power and Performance: 1590 - 1740
Revolution, Romanticism and Realism

AND
English Literature Options

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