• Total units 48 Units
  • Specialisation code ENGL-HSPC
  • Academic career Undergraduate

The English Honours Specialisation gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of English, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a thesis of up to 20,000 words, that develops new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

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Admission Requirements

  1. a major or equivalent in English
  2. with the written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis 


This Honours specialisation requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

36 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ENGL4020 Researching and Writing the Thesis: A Workshop 6
ENGL4021 Creative Reading: Topics in Theory, Methodology and Interpretation 6
THES4102 Thesis 6-24

12 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ENGL4018 Re-making Literature: Topics in Reading and Analysing Genre 12
ENGL4019 Reading Context: Topics in Production and Reception of Texts 12
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