MA in English Studies Curriculum (2014/2015 to 2019/2020)

Last updated:18 Jul 2019


Applied English Thesis Curriculum

Year 1
Course CodeCourse Title
Credits
Compulsory course:
ENGL7533 / ENGL701Understanding and Interpreting Research
3
7 courses from Elective Course List
21
Total Credits
24

 

Year 2

Course CodeCourse Title
Credits
1 course from Elective Course List
3
Compulsory course:
ENGL7996 / ENGL795Applied Thesis
3
Total Credits
6

 

Important Note

Students are allowed to take take up to two courses (6 credit hours) from another programme/major with permission from Programme Coordinator.

Specialization
– Students who have completed 4 or more elective courses from the Linguistics course list and written a thesis with a Linguistics topic will be graduated with a specilization in “Linguistics”.
– Students who have completed 4 or more elective courses from the Literature course list and written a thesis with a Literature topic will be graduated with a specilization in “Literature”.
– Students who do not fall into the above mentioned cateria will be graduated with a specialization in “Linguistics and Literature”.

 

English Studies Thesis Curriculum

Year 1
Course CodeCourse Title
Credits
Compulsory Courses
ENGL7533 / ENGL701Understanding and Interpreting Research
3
7 courses from Elective Course List
21
Total Credits
24

 

Year 2

Course CodeCourse Title
Compulsory Course
ENGL7999 / ENGL796Academic Thesis
6
Total Credits
6

 

Important Note

Students are allowed to take take up to two courses (6 credit hours) from another programme/major with permission from Programme Coordinator.

Specialization
– Students who have completed 4 or more elective courses from the Linguistics course list and written a thesis with a Linguistics topic will be graduated with a specilization in “Linguistics”.
– Students who have completed 4 or more elective courses from the Literature course list and written a thesis with a Literature topic will be graduated with a specilization in “Literature”.
– Students who do not fall into the above mentioned cateria will be graduated with a specialization in “Linguistics and Literature”.

 

Elective Courses in Linguistics

ENGL7001 / ENGL703Linguistics Research Methods
ENGL7002 / ENGL704Comparative Chinese–English Structure
ENGL7504 / ENGL705Course Design for English Language Learning’
ENGL7505 / ENGL706Current Trends and Issues in Language Learning
ENGL7003 / ENGL707Descriptive Linguistics
ENGL7506 / ENGL708First Language Acquisition
ENGL7507 / ENGL710Language Variation
ENGL7508 / ENGL711Materials Design and Evaluation
ENGL7509 / ENGL712Phonology
ENGL7004 / ENGL713Psycholinguistics
ENGL7510 / ENGL714Research Design
AHGC7302 / ENGL715Second Language Acquisition
ENGL7512 / ENGL716Second Language Teaching and Learning
ENGL7005 / ENGL717Sociolinguistics
ENGL7006 / ENGL718Syntax – The Structure of English
ENGL7013 / ENGL753Discourse Analysis
AHGC7303 / ENGL754Evaluation and Assessment of Language Use
ENGL7014 / ENGL755History of English
ENGL7015 / ENGL756Special Topics in Linguistics
ENGL7019 / ENGL772World Englishes
ENGL7020 / ENGL774Bilingualism
ENGL7021 / ENGL775Cognitive Linguistics
ENGL7022 / ENGL776Corpus Linguistics
ENGL7023 / ENGL777Media Discourse

 

Elective Courses in Literature

ENGL7513 / ENGL719Children’s Literature
ENGL7514 / ENGL720China in English Literature
ENGL7007 / ENGL721Cinema Studies
ENGL7008 / ENGL722Colonial and Postcolonial Writing
ENGL7515 / ENGL724Cultural Theory and Literary Criticism
ENGL7009 / ENGL725Drama & Theatre Studies
ENGL7516 / ENGL726Eighteenth-Century English Literature
ENGL7517 / ENGL727English Literature Before Shakespeare
ENGL7518 / ENGL728Literary Linguistics
ENGL7010 / ENGL729Modernity in English Literature
ENGL7519 / ENGL730Poetics
ENGL7011 / ENGL731Romanticism
ENGL7012 / ENGL732Victorian Novels and Poetry (1840 – 1870)
ENGL7016 / ENGL757Genre Studies
ENGL7521 / ENGL758The Novel in English
ENGL7017 / ENGL759Shakespeare
ENGL7018 / ENGL760Special Topics in Literature
ENGL7522 / ENGL761Survey of World Poetries
ENGL7523 / ENGL762Women’s Writing
ENGL7530 / ENGL773Creative Writing