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The English and Media Studies Honours stream introduces undergraduate students to research in various literary genres. Students undertake a supervised research project that places emphasis on humanities research methods, critical thinking and high-level analytical skills, and communication via written submissions and oral presentations. The learning and teaching philosophy underpinning this course is centred on Honours students taking on their 'role as a researcher' to develop these skills and the relevant advanced disciplinary knowledge.

Student undertake research projects in multiple fields of English literature and media studies closely related to research interests of staff.

The English and Media Studies Honours stream involves undertaking a research project that, although conducted under supervision, contains substantial independent research and self-direction. The research project is described in a thesis that forms a major part of the assessment. The research project is complemented by introductory written and oral background presentations and oral presentation of the research project. There are also relevant advanced level courses that students must undertake.
Study Level

Undergraduate

Minimum Units of Credit

48

Specialisation Type

Honours

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Specialisation Structure

Students must complete 48 UOC.

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