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)

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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