College of Arts and Humanities  - Swansea University

Bachelor in English Literature and Politics (3 year) - Grado en Literatura Inglesa y Políticas

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 Politics (3 year)
  • Otras Convocatorias:

    Presentación

    As a student of English Literature and Politics at Swansea, you will not only analyse a range 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 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. We require a minimum IELT score of 6.0.

    Programa

    Year 1 (Level 4)
    HE Level 4 Degree / HECert
    Students choose 120 credits from the following:

    Compulsory Modules
    Module Name
    War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
    Politics and the People
    What is Politics and International Relations?

    Optional Modules
    English Compulsory
    Choose Minimum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

    Module Name
    Monsters, Theories, Transformations
    Voices of Poetry
    The Stage Play World

    AND
    English Option
    Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

    Module Name
    Language Teaching Methodology
    The Sounds of English
    Language of Everyday Life
    A History of the English Language
    Studying the English Language
    Introduction to American Literature and Culture
    Approaches to Gender in English Literature
    Creative Writing: Fiction Genres
    Creative Writing: Styles of Fiction
    Grammar and Meaning
    Modern European Fiction: Texts and Contexts

    AND
    Elective Modules

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

    Compulsory Modules
    Module Name
    The State and Political Institutions
    Normative Models of Democracy: Contemporary Perspectives

    Optional Modules
    Joint Honours Politics
    Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

    NOTE : Students must select 60 credits in each teaching block *Students who choose MS-200 must have taken MS-100

    Module Name
    Issues in American Politics
    Paradox of Power: American Foreign Policy
    John F. Kennedy and America
    Digital War
    Contemporary Wars and Conflicts
    Fundamental Issues in Moral and Political Philosophy
    Founders of Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant
    Theorising the Media
    Anarchy and Order: Issues in World Politics
    Global Political Economy: From Mercantilism to Neoliberalism
    Globalisation
    The Empire Strikes Back: American Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era
    Elections and Voting
    Latin American Politics through Film
    Genocide
    British Politics and Public Policy

    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
    Sociolinguistics






    Module Name
    Researching Politics 1
    Researching Politics 2 (PO-327)

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

    NOTE : Students must select 60 credits in each teaching block. * Modules EN-319/EN-3014/EN-306 are designed for those who have done CW at a previous level - contact David Briton to discuss if you wish to join without prior experience.

    Module Name
    First Language Acquisition
    Second Language Acquisition
    Issues in current ELT
    Language in the Media
    Contemporary American Fiction
    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
    Creative Writing Personal Project
    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
    Long Essay
    The Masculine and Monstrous in the Middle Ages

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

    Module Code
    EN-388
    EN-389

    AND
    Politics
    Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

    Module Name
    The National Assembly for Wales
    Dissertation (PO-325)

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