English provides you with a broad knowledge of literary history, genres and theory, in addition to foundational training in close reading and critical thinking.
English units are designed to provide you with a study of literary texts and cultural practices, authors, periods and literatures, from the later medieval period to the present day.
You have the opportunity to undertake work in related fields such as comparative literature, criticism and theory, postmodern and postcolonial writing, drama, performance and film studies, creative writing and genre studies.
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Potential graduate career pathways:
Undergraduate courses with a specialisation in English:
English can also been undertaken as student electives from other courses across the University of Tasmania and is a complimentary area of study for students undertaking vocationally oriented degree programs such as Social Science, Education, Business or Law.
Postgraduate courses with a specialisation in English:
Authorised by the Dean, Faculty of Arts
23 April, 2013