Bachelor of Arts - English Major

Domestic

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Local
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Penrith; Bankstown; Parramatta campus, depending on major selected
Duration  3F / 6P
Intake Information
Apply Direct Code1706.3
UAC Code 720518 [Penrith]; 720510 [Bankstown]; 720515 [Parramatta]
Entrance Rank 70.05 [Penrith]; 71.55 [Bankstown]; 70.45 [Parramatta]
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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

International

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International
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Penrith; Bankstown; Parramatta campus, depending on major selected
Duration 3F
Intake Information
Course Code 1706.3 [CRICOS Code 040992A] 
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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

Details

The English major invites students to explore contemporary approaches to language, literary studies and writing, including literary criticism and theory, linguistic analysis, genre and textual study, and creative writing. The English major focuses on the imaginative workings of language, and students can study a wide selection of modern and classic literature, as well as the relationships between written texts and other media such as film and information technology. Students also have the opportunity to produce their own creative writing and to edit and publish their work.

Units

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Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Arts - English Major

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts with a major in English, you may pursue careers in publishing, editing, copywriting (TV, radio, print, web), search engine optimisation (SEO) of websites, business writing (business plans, marketing plans, proposals, etc.), journalism, fiction and ghostwriting, teaching (with further study), and arts administration.

Academic Profile

Doctor Lorraine Sim

Lorraine Sim is a Senior Lecturer in Modern English Literature in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and a member of the Writing and Society Research Centre. She holds a PhD in English Literature and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in literature and philosophy from The University of Western Australia. Lorraine’s research interests include modernism and modernity (particularly British and expatriate women writers and arti…

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