Programme of study - 2017 and subsequent cohorts

CodeTitleLevelCreditsOBTL
Core (6 credits)
EN5450Literature, language and cultureP53PDF file
EN5461Language in its social contextP53PDF file
Electives (24 credits)
EN5315Genre analysis of specialised discourseP53PDF file
EN5464English phonetics and phonologyP53PDF file
EN5465Second language acquisitionP53PDF file
EN5466Testing and evaluation in language studiesP53PDF file
EN5490Grammar and lexisP53PDF file
EN5491Discourse analysisP53PDF file
EN6471Research methods in English studiesP63PDF file
EN6483Teaching language, literature, and popular cultureP63PDF file
EN6494New literacies and language learningP63PDF file
EN6495Approaches to language teachingP63PDF file
EN6505Curriculum design in language studiesP63PDF file
EN6508Critical approaches to literatureP63PDF file
EN6509Postcolonial Literature and cultureP63PDF file
EN6510Asian and Asian diaspora literature in EnglishP63PDF file
EN6511*Practical teaching for TESLP63PDF file
EN6512Special topics in English studiesP63PDF file
EN6513Human rights literature and cultureP63PDF file
EN6517Literature and the cityP63PDF file
EN6518Travel writingP63PDF file
EN6519Studies in literature and filmP63PDF file
EN6520The graphic novelP63PDF file
EN6521Discourse, ideology and powerP63PDF file
EN6941DissertationP66PDF file

* Students taking the LLC stream are not allowed to take EN6511.

Teaching English as a Second Language Stream

Students who choose to take the MAES with Teaching English as a Second Language stream need to take the corresponding electives as detailed below. Students may only gain one stream:

CodeTitleLevelCreditsOBTL
Required courses for Teaching English as a Second Language Stream (6 credits)
EN5465Second language acquisitionP53PDF file
EN6495Approaches to language teachingP63PDF file

Literature, Language and Culture Stream

Students who choose to take the MAES with Literature, Language and Culture stream need to take the corresponding electives as detailed below. Students may only gain one stream:

CodeTitleLevelCreditsOBTL
Required courses for Literature, Language and Culture Stream (6 credits)
EN6508Critical approaches to literatureP63PDF file
EN6509Postcolonial Literature and cultureP63PDF file