English and Media Studies - AENGA14400

Stream Summary

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Contact: UNSW Canberra, Student Administrative Services

Program: 4400 - Arts


Bachelor of Arts (Major)

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Stream Outline

The first-year courses in English and Media Studies introduce students to: the skills with which to study literary and other kinds of texts at university; different genres and periods in literary history; and representations of the experience of war in literature and film. After first year, students in English and Media Studies are able to choose freely from a range of upper-level courses, including some which are devoted to chronological and introductory surveys of major periods of English, American and Australian writing.

Stream Structure

A major sequence in English and Media Studies comprises two Level I courses:
plus 36 UOC which must be from Level II and III courses, with at least 18 UOC at Level III.

Level II courses:
Level III courses:
Students may take ZHSS2600 Practical Ethics (6 UOC) as an option within the major in English and Media Studies.


The School of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a fourth-year honours program consisting of coursework and sub-thesis which expands and further develops the intellectual skills of our best students. Admission to honours in English is at the discretion of the Head of School. Interested students should contact the School Administrator within HASS.
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