BA – English Major

BA – English Major

Handbook year


Major code


Credit point value

24 credit points

Major Structure


Level 1

EL1008:03 Telling Tales: Approaches to Narrative

EL1009:03 Great Books


Select 12 credit points of subjects from List 1


Select 6 credit points of subjects from List 2

List 1

EL2006:03 Banned Books: Censorship and the Regulation of Culture in Australia

EL2011:03 Creative Writing

EL2014:03 Life Writing: Narrating Selves and Identities

EL2020:03 Australian Literature

EL2047:03 Children’s Literature

EL2048:03 The Romantic Vision

EL2055:03 Literature, Print and Society in Comparative Contexts 1920-50

EL2096:03 From Gutenberg to Google: Texts, Cultures, Transformations

EL2097:03 Remaking Shakespeare

List 2

EL3013:03 Reading and Writing the Short Story

EL3021:03 Australian Urban Fictions

EL3050:03 Postcolonial Narratives: Writing, Place, and Identity

EL3100:03 Green Worlds: Literature and the Environment

EL3122:03 The Gothic: Narratives of the Haunted, the Uncanny, the Fantastic