This signature course showcases the English subject by means of providing a sampler of the the topics and themes explored in English studies. It is taught by a team of faculty members from the Department of English, each of whom makes their area of specialisation accessible and interesting to students from all subject backgrounds. Themes taught on the course include the development of the English language and its literature; how linguists work as detectives to solve crimes by analysing language; how fictional detectives have contributed to English literature; and the role of English in the world. Activities include interactive lectures, online activities, reflective tasks and project work.
College foundation course