Study Schemes

BA History / English Literature [QV31]

Academic Year: 2020/2021Joint Honours scheme - available from 2000/2001

Duration (studying Full-Time): 3 years

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Core (40 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
EN11620

Critical Practice

Semester 2
EN10220

Ancestral Voices

Year 1 Timetable Core/Student Option

Part One students - ALL History and Welsh History joint honours students MUST take the Department of History and Welsh History Part One core module (through medium of English or Welsh):

Semester 1
HA12120

Cyflwyno Hanes

HY12120

Introduction to History

Semester 2
HA10420

Cydio mewn Hanes: Ffynonellau a'u Haneswy

HY10420

‘Hands on’ History: Sources and their Historians

Year 1 Options

Students must take 20 credits from the following modules:

Semester 1
WL10120

Re-imagining Nineteenth-Century Literature

WL11420

Literature And The Sea

Semester 2
CL10120

Greek and Roman Epic and Drama

EN10520

Contemporary Writing

WL10420

Introduction to Poetry

Year 1 Options

Part One students MUST take a further 20 credits in the Department of History & Welsh History:

Semester 1
HC11120

Concwest, Uno a Hunaniaeth yng Nghymru 1250-1800

HY11420

Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Europe, 1000-1800

HY11820

The Modern World, 1789 to the present

Semester 2
HA11420

Ewrop a’r Byd, 1000-2000

HC11820

Cymdeithas, Pobl a Gwleidyddiaeth: Cymru, 1800-1999

HY12420

Europe and the World, 1000-2000

WH11720

People, Power and Identity: Wales 1200-1999

Part 2 Rules

Year 2 Core (20 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
EN20120

Literary Theory: Debates and Dialogues

Semester 2

Year 2 Timetable Core/Student Option

All Year Two students MUST take the Department of History and Welsh History Part Two CORE module (through medium of English or Welsh):

Semester 1
HA20120

Llunio Hanes

HY20120

Making History

Semester 2

Year 2 Options

Year Two students MUST take a further 40 credits worth of modules in the Department of History & Welsh History from the SKILLS (semester two) and/or OPTION modules listed. Students may choose one skills module and an option module OR two option modules.

Semester 2
HA24720

Gwrando ar Hanes: Y mudiad Hawliau Sifil yn America

HY22320

Crime and Daily Life in Early Modern England and Wales

HY22920

Writing about war in high medieval Scandinavia c.1050-1264

HY23320

Dread and Despair? : Living with Disability in the Middle Ages

HY23720

Image Wars in Southeast Asia: Studying 20th Century Propaganda

HY24620

Exploring Nineteenth-Century Exhibitions

Year 2 Options

You must choose 20 credits from the following modules:

Semester 1
EN21620

Contemporary Queer Fiction

WL20120

Exploring Professional Writing

WL20720

A Century in Crisis: 1790s to 1890s

Semester 2
EN21020

Literary Geographies

EN22920

Literature since 1945

EN23420

Demons, Degenerates and New Women (Fin de Siecle Fictions)

EN27820

Forms of Children's Narrative Prose

Year 2 Options

You must choose 20 credits from the following modules:

Semester 1
CL20320

Classical Drama and Myth

EN23020

Shakespeare, Jonson and Company

Semester 2
EN22120

Place and Self

EN23120

In the Olde Days: Medieval Texts and Their World

EN28720

Writing Women for the Public Stage, 1670-1780

Year 2 Options

Year Two OPTION modules in the Department of History & Welsh History:

Semester 1
HA28120

Stori yr Unol Daleithiau ar Ffilm a Theledu, 1865-2008

HC24420

Cymdeithas Cymru Fodern 1868-1950

HY20920

The Tudors: A European Dynasty?

HY25520

Famine in Medieval England

HY27220

Asian Migration in the Modern World

HY27320

The Rise of Modern Medicine, c.1750-2000

HY27520

Media and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

Semester 2
HA21820

Concro’r Byd: Twf a Chwymp Ymerodraethau Prydain a Ffrainc

HC23420

Trosedd, Terfysg a Moesoldeb yng Nghymru 1750-1850

HY25820

European Society and the Medieval Mind 1200-1500

HY28420

From the Second Empire to the Third Reich: Weimar Germany 1914-1933

HY28620

Science, Religion and Magic

HY29720

The Atlantic World, 1492-1825

WH23420

Crime, Riot and Morality in Wales 1750-1850

Final Year Options

You must choose 60 credits from the following modules:

Semester 1
EN30000

Undergraduate Dissertation

EN30120

Reading Theory / Reading Text

EN30320

Victorian Childhoods

EN30420

Writing in the Margins: Twentieth-Century Welsh Poetry in English

EN35420

The American Novel in the nineteenth century

WL30620

Remix: Chaucer In The Then and Now

WL35320

Literatures of Surveillance

Semester 2
EN30040

Undergraduate Dissertation

EN30520

Romantic Eroticism

EN30720

Reimagining the World Wars: Contemporary Historical Fictions

EN30820

Haunting Texts

EN31320

The Mark of the Beast: Animals in Literature from the 1780s to the 1920a

EN39420

American Literature in the Twentieth Century

Final Year Options

Final Year students MUST take 60 credits worth of modules in the Department of History & Welsh History from the OPTION modules listed below:

Semester 1
HA38120

Stori yr Unol Daleithiau ar Ffilm a Theledu, 1865-2008

HC34420

Cymdeithas Cymru Fodern 1868-1950

HY30920

The Tudors: A European Dynasty?

HY35520

Famine in Medieval England

HY37220

Asian Migration in the Modern World

HY37320

The Rise of Modern Medicine, c.1750-2000

HY37520

Media and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

Semester 2
HA31820

Concro'r Byd: Tŵf a Chwymp Ymerodraethau Prydain a Ffrainc

HC33420

Trosedd, Terfysg a Moesoldeb yng Nghymru 1750-1850

HY35820

European Society and the Medieval Mind 1200-1500

HY38420

From the Second Empire to the Third Reich: Weimar Germany 1914-1933

HY38620

Science, Religion and Magic

HY39720

The Atlantic World, 1492-1825

WH33420

Crime, Riot and Morality in Wales 1750-1850

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