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Honours in English Studies


Dr Polo Moji (

Course outline

The Honours in English Studies curriculum comprises four taught courses (two compulsory courses and two electives) and a research essay.

Compulsory (core) courses

ELL4001H Research Essay/Project

ELL4061F Literature and Language Studies I: Reading Contemporary Theory

ELL4062F Literature and Language Studies II: Debates in African Literature and Critical Thought

Elective courses

The remaining two courses may be selected from a list of departmental electives. Subject to approval by the Head of Department, an elective offered by a cognate department may replace one or more of the listed electives.

View the list of electives offered in 2019.


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