|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Humanities & Communication|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||17 May 2022|
Introduction to Literature offers students content and skills that are valued in many fields. It is the first course in the English Literature major and is also regularly recommended to students in Education programs. The skills in reading, interpretation, research, and essay writing taught in this course remain useful throughout a student’s program of study and beyond, as attributes in postgraduate study, general employability, and lifelong learning.
Introduction to Literature is designed as a foundation course in literary and cultural studies. It introduces students to basic skills of reading, interpretation, research and essay writing. Through studies of literary forms, the course develops self-directed learning skills and a familiarity with the tools of critical analysis.