Single Major B.A. (Honours) in English Language (Cohort 2016 onwards)

Graduation Requirements

To major in English Language, students need to:

  1. Pass EL1101E The Nature of Language. This will be counted towards the Faculty Core or UE requirements.
  2. Pass at least 84 MCs of EL or EL-recognised modules which include the following:
    (1)  EL2101 Structure of Sentences and Meanings
    (2)  EL2102 The Sound System of English
    (3)  EL2111 Historical Variation in English
    (4)  EL2151 Social Variation in English
    (5)  A minimum of 60 MCs at level 3000 or higher, with
          (i)  a minimum of 40 MCs at level 4000 or higher
          (ii) a maximum of 1 level 5000 EL module (subject to department's approval)
    (6)  A maximum of 12 MCs of EL-recognised modules

Note:
A maximum of 12 MCs from the following EL-recognised modules may be read to fulfil EL Major requirements:
      EN2271 Introduction to Playwriting
      EN2272 Introduction to Writing Prose Fiction
      EN2273 Introduction to Creative Writing
      EN2274 Introduction to Screenwriting
      EN3245 Feminism: Text and Theory
      EN3271 Advanced Playwriting
      PS4220 Rhetoric and Politics
      TS4213 Stylistics of Drama


Single Major B.A. (Honours) in English Language (Cohort 2015)

Graduation Requirements

Pass at least 100 MCs of EL or EL-recognised modules which include the following:

  1. EL1101E The Nature of Language
  2. EL2101 Structure of Sentences and Meanings
  3. EL2102 The Sound System of English
  4. EL2111 Historical Variation in English
  5. EL2151 Social Variation in English
  6. A minimum of 60 MCs at level 3000 or higher, with
      • a minimum of 40 MCs at level 4000 or higher
      • a maximum of 1 level 5000 EL module (subject to department’s approval).
      Level 4000 modules count for 5 MCs each except the Honours Thesis which counts for 15 MCs.
  7. A maximum of 12 MCs of EL-recognised modules

Note:
A maximum of 12 MCs from the following EL-recognised modules may be read to fulfil EL Major requirements:
      EN2271 Introduction to Playwriting
      EN2272 Introduction to Writing Prose Fiction
      EN2273 Introduction to Creative Writing
      EN2274 Introduction to Screenwriting
      EN3245 Feminism: Text and Theory
      EN3271 Advanced Playwriting
      PS4220 Rhetoric and Politics
      TS4213 Stylistics of Drama


Single Major B.A. (Honours) in English Language (Cohort 2014 and before)

Graduation Requirements

Pass at least 100 MCs of EL or EL-recognised modules which include the following:

  1. EL1101E The Nature of Language
  2. A minimum of 4 MCs from:
    EL2201 or EL2101 Structure of Sentences and Meanings
    EL2202 or EL2102 The Sound System of English
    EL2211 or EL2111 Historical Variation in English
    EL2251 or EL2151 Social Variation in English
  3. A minimum of 60 MCs at level 3000 or higher, with
      • a minimum of 40 MCs at level 4000 or higher
      • a maximum of 1 level 5000 EL module (subject to department’s approval).
      Level 4000 modules count for 5 MCs each except the Honours Thesis which counts for 15 MCs.

Note:
The following EL-recognised modules may be read to fulfil EL Major requirements:
      EN2271 Introduction to Playwriting
      EN2272 Introduction to Writing Prose Fiction
      EN2273 Introduction to Creative Writing
      EN2274 Introduction to Screenwriting
      EN3245 Feminism: Text and Theory
      EN3271 Advanced Playwriting
      PS4220 Rhetoric and Politics
      TS4213 Stylistics of Drama