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)
  • Otras Convocatorias:

    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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