Literary studies - XM0028

Literary studies

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About literary studies

Literary studies brings together people who are passionate about literature and creative writing. Through core units you’ll be exposed to different cultural and historical contexts. You’ll then have the option to take electives from either literary studies or creative writing.

Why choose literary studies?

You’ll study some of the best-known and most interesting contemporary and historical literature, including novels, poems, short stories and non-fiction. You’ll develop an advanced understanding of literature in cultural, historical and professional contexts, be able to discuss literature informed by an understanding of literary movements, themes, genres and literary theory, and be able to explain how and why literature continues to shape society.

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Focus Locations
Major Note Caulfield, Clayton
Extended Major Note Caulfield, Clayton
Minor Note Caulfield, Clayton