Australian Literature

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Australian Literature

A major in Australian Literature requires at least 36 credit points of senior units of study from this table, including at least 18 credit points taken from core 2000 level units of study and 6 credit points from 3000 level units of study.

Junior units of study

ENGL1007
Language, Texts and Time
6      Semester 2
ENGL1008
Australian Texts: International Contexts
6      Semester 1
ENGL1009
Reading English Texts
6      Semester 1
ENGL1011
Introduction to Film Studies
6      Semester 2

Senior units of study

Core
ASLT2609
Australian Writing in the Postmodern Age
6    P 18 junior credit points including 12 junior credit points from English
N ASLT2009
Semester 2
ASLT2616
Australian Stage and Screen
6    P (18 junior credit points including 12 junior credit points from English) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ASLT2006, ASLT2016
Semester 1
ASLT2620
Writing Australian Nature
6    P 18 junior credit points including 12 junior credit points from English
Semester 1
Australian Literature 3000 level core units will be available from 2015.
Elective
ENGL2603
Imagining America
6    P (12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001) or (AMST1001 and HSTY1076 or HSTY1023)
N ENGL2003
Semester 1
ENGL2605
Literary Theory: An Introduction
6    P (12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001)
N ENGL3962
Semester 1
ENGL2617
Postmodernism
6    P (12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001) or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1076 or HSTY1023) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ENGL2017
Semester 1
ENGL2651
Transatlantic Negotiations
6    P (12 Junior credit points from English) or (6 Junior credit points from English and AMST1001)
Semester 1
ENGL2657
Myths, Legends and Heroes
6    P (12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001)
Semester 1
ENGL2607
Drama: Classical to Renaissance
6    P (12 Junior credit points from English) or (6 Junior credit points from English and AMST1001) or (12 junior credit points from Ancient History)
N ENGL2007
Semester 2
ENGL2611
Jane Austen, Then and Now
6    P (12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001)
N ENGL2011
Semester 2
Summer Early
ENGL2650
Reading Poetry
6    P (12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001)
N ENGL2050
Semester 2
ENGL3607
Modern Irish Literature
6    P 18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature
Semester 1
ENGL3611
Issues in the Semiotics of Language
6    P 18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature
N ENGL3915
Semester 1
ENGL3616
Reading Contemporary America
6    P (18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature) or (ARHT2656 and 6 credit points from (ARHT2652, ARHT2653, ARHT2655, ARHT2567, ENGL2627, ENGL2638, ENGL3604, FILM2601, HSTY2608, ICLS2637 or MUSC2663))
N ENGL2635
Semester 1
ENGL3609
Mapping American Literature
6    P (18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature) or (12 senior credit points of American Studies including AMST2601)
Semester 2
ENGL3615
Street Narratives
6    P (18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature) or (18 senior credit points from Digital Cultures)
Semester 2
ENGL3633
Introduction to Old English
6    P (18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature) or (18 senior credit points from Linguistics) or (18 senior credit points from Celtic Studies)
N ENGL3621, ENGL3622, ENGL3631, ENGL3632


Students who have completed ENGL3621, ENGL3622, ENGL3631, ENGL3632 must consult the unit co-ordinator.
Semester 2
ENGL3643
The Canterbury Tales
6    P (18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature) or (18 senior credit points from Celtic Studies)
Semester 2
ENGL3655
The Literary in Theory
6    P 18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature
Semester 2
ENGL3657
The Brontes
6    P 18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature
Semester 2

Honours

ASLT4011
Australian Literature Honours A
12    P Credit or above in 48 Senior credit points from Australian Literature including ENGL3655

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ASLT4012
Australian Literature Honours B
12    C ASLT4011
Semester 1
Semester 2
ASLT4013
Australian Literature Honours C
12    C ASLT4012
Semester 1
Semester 2
ASLT4014
Australian Literature Honours D
12    C ASLT4013
Semester 1
Semester 2