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The Canberra offering is only available to students in teaching degrees.
Through the study of a broad range of literary texts and approaches to reading them, the English major familiarises students with literary traditions and contemporary literary cultures. This major will reveal the varied ways in which people have lived, thought, felt and imagined, opening up new worlds of understanding. Students will develop vital transferrable skills in effective reading, writing, analysis and interpretation that will equip them for rewarding careers in teaching, journalism, the media, and other professions that require articulate and culturally literate graduates.
Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission.
A student must complete 80 cp of the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
- 20 cp from 100-level units (Part A);
- 40 cp from 200-level units (Part B);
- 20 cp from 300-level units (Part C).
*Students in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Education (Primary and Secondary) and Bachelor of Education (Secondary and Special Education) must complete 60 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of no more than 2 units at 100-level and at least 2 units at 300-level.