Important note

Any student would like to declare a minor should take at least half of the coursework at the Department. That is 8 out of 15 credit units for a minor. In this connection, coursework exemption or credit transfer should be limited to a maximum of 7.


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Programme of study

Required course (6 credits)
Students must choose two courses from the following list.
EN2709Introduction to English literary and cultural studiesB23PDF file
EN2711The structure of EnglishB23PDF file
EN2717Literary and cultural studiesB23PDF file
EN2718Literature and AdaptationB23PDF file
EN2719English in societyB23PDF file
Electives (9 credits)
Students must choose one course from each category and a third course from either category.
English language category
EN2304English and Chinese in contrastB23PDF file
EN2323World EnglishesB23PDF file
EN2502Language in social interactionB23PDF file
EN2701Languages, cultures and communicationB23PDF file
EN2819Hong Kong language and societyB23PDF file
EN3306How languages are learnedB33PDF file
EN3308Advanced academic writingB33PDF file
EN3329Discourse and pragmaticsB33PDF file
EN4525Gender discourseB43PDF file
EN4527Professional and corporate discourseB43PDF file
EN4528Multimodal and mediated discourseB43PDF file
English literature and cultural studies category
EN2131Asian literature in EnglishB23PDF file
EN2319Introduction to English poetryB23PDF file
EN2320Fantasy in literatureB23PDF file
EN2321Modern and contemporary fictionB23PDF file
EN2322Creative writingB23PDF file
EN2801Popular culture and social lifeB23PDF file
EN2808Introduction to English film studiesB23PDF file
EN2818Gay and feminist literatureB23PDF file
EN2820Crime fiction: murder in the cityB23PDF file
EN2832Popular music and social lifeB23PDF file
EN2842Shakespeare: Introduction to geniusB23PDF file
EN3327Drama workshopB33PDF file

Not all electives can be offered in any one year.