Bachelor of Arts

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Literary Studies - unit set code MJ-A000013

The Literary Studies major sequence is interdisciplinary and theoretical in orientation. The units focus attention on literary texts in the contexts of their production and reception. Insights from anthropology, philosophy, psychology, history and linguistics form part of this process. There are opportunities for creative writing alongside critical analysis. Texts studied range from classical Greek drama and Shakespearian plays to recent world fiction and poetry.

On successful completion of the Literary Studies major sequence, students should have the following discipline-specific skills:

  • an informed ability to read texts of a wide variety
  • an ability to write creatively as an extension of literary studies texts
  • an ability to conduct a comparative analysis of text/culture relationships
  • an ability to explain the intercultural and cross-cultural forces in human society and history in so far as they are reflected in literature
  • an ability to understand and apply methodologies of contemporary literary criticism and theory
  • an ability to critically appreciate the nature of disciplinary knowledge in Literary Studies
  • an ability to reflect upon different theoretical positions in relation to literary and non-literary texts.

Literary Studies major sequence - Burwood, Geelong and off campus

 

Students must take all of the following units at level 1 and 2 and then select 2 units at level 3 

 

Level 1

Trimester 1

ALL101Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 2
ALL102Unit description is currently unavailable


Level 2

Trimester 1
ALL201Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL274Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 2
ALL202Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL260Unit description is currently unavailable


Select 2 credit points from the following:

Level 3

Trimester 1
ALL372Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL373Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Trimester 2

ALL375Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL376Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Trimester 3

ALL379Unit description is currently unavailable *

ALL378Unit description is currently unavailable



Literary Studies major sequence - Warrnambool - continuing students only from 2013.

 

Students must take all of the following units and then select a further 2 units (at least one at level 3)

 

Level 1

Trimester 1

ALL153Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 2

ALL154Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL102Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Level 2

Trimester 1

ALL201Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 2
ALL230Unit description is currently unavailable


Level 3

Trimester 2
ALL326Unit description is currently unavailable


Select 2 credit points from the following, including at least one level 3 unit:

 

Trimester 1

ALL274Unit description is currently unavailable

ACV203Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 2

ACV204Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL376Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL260Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL375Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Trimester 3

ALL379Unit description is currently unavailable *

ALL378Unit description is currently unavailable

 

* ALL379 is offered in the wholly online teaching mode only - there will be no face to face teaching.

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