Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code ENGL300
Subject Name Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 24cp at 200 level including 12cp ENGL
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence ENGL312
Assessment 1. Assignment - Take home Exercise 1500 words 30% 2. Presentation - Class presentation 20 mins 30% 3. Essay - Research Essay 2500 words 40%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (04-03-2019 to 27-06-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1hr lecture, 2hr tutorial per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Guy Davidson
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Guy Davidson
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2019

Subject Description
A study of selected literary works of the Elizabethan-Jacobean period with special reference to the relationships between the works, contemporary English society and its concerns.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an informed understanding of the connections between Renaissance texts and society, including their historical and contemporary roles and their part in complex and developing cultural formations
2. Express clearly in written and oral form views on issues raised by the subject
3. Critically evaluate the views and approaches of others (e.g., scholars, fellow students) on and to issues raised by the subject
4. Demonstrate the ability to undertake research using primary texts and secondary sources

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