Module and Programme Catalogue

Search site

Find information on

BA English and History of Art (European) (We do not recruit to this programme)

Year 4

Joint Honours BA English (with European lang)

(Award available for year: Bachelor of Arts)

Learning outcomes

In addition to the outcomes achieved in Years 1 & 2, on completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - demonstrate a familiarity with the main concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of two disciplines; - use generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e. present a structured and coherent argument; have knowledge of critical terminology; have knowledge of linguistic terminology (if language modules are selected) ; - have experience of a large amount of English literature from a wide range of periods and places, including study of periods before and after 1800; - have an awareness of the importance of the literary, cultural and socio-historical contexts in which literature is written and read; - have a basic knowledge of the structure of English, and how to apply concepts of the structure and history of English to analysis of texts(if language modules are selected) ; - develop and use critical skills. - develop analytical skills and apply them to texts. In addition to the outcomes achieved in Years 1 & 2, on completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - demonstrate a familiarity with the main concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of two disciplines; - use generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e. present a structured and coherent argument; have knowledge of critical terminology; have knowledge of linguistic terminology (if language modules are selected) ; - have experience of a large amount of English literature from a wide range of periods and places, including study of periods before and after 1800; - have an awareness of the importance of the literary, cultural and socio-historical contexts in which literature is written and read; - have a basic knowledge of the structure of English, and how to apply concepts of the structure and history of English to analysis of texts(if language modules are selected) ; - develop and use critical skills. - develop analytical skills and apply them to texts.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme: - qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment at graduate level entry; - skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility; - decision making.

Assessment

Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include: - demonstrating the knowledge and application of concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline; - demonstrating the ability to construct an argument; - demonstrating knowledge of two disciplines; - demonstrating the ability to be critical of scholarly work.

Learning context

The learning context for this year/award will to develop skills that were introduced at Level 1 and further developed at Level 2, so that the student is ready to develop their subject knowledge in advanced study, or in lifelong learning.. By the end of Level 3 students should have a clear sense of their own main areas of interest within the field. Opportunity is given to do a dissertation.

Joint Honours BA History of Art

(Award available for year: Bachelor of Arts)

Learning outcomes

In addition to the outcomes achieved in Years 1 & 2, on completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - understand and demonstrate coherent and detailed subject knowledge and professional competencies some of which will be informed by recent research/scholarship in the discipline; - deploy accurately standard techniques of analysis and enquiry within the discipline; - demonstrate a conceptual understanding which enables the development and sustaining of an argument; - describe and comment on particular aspects of recent research and/or scholarship; - appreciate the uncertainty, ambiguity and limitations of knowledge in the discipline; - make appropriate use of scholarly reviews and primary sources; - apply their knowledge and understanding in order to initiate and carry out an extended piece of work or project; - conform to professional boundaries and norms where applicable.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme: - the transferable/key/generic skills necessary for employment related to the area(s) studied; - the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility; - the deployment of decision making skills in complex and unpredictable situations; - the communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in a variety of ways to a variety of audiences; - the ability to undertake appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent nature.

Assessment

Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include: - demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects of the discipline; - work that draws on a wide variety of material; - the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion; - evidence of an ability to conduct independent, in depth enquiry within the discipline; - work that is typically both evaluative and creative.

Learning context

The learning context for this year/award will include the use of complex and unpredictable situations. The study will be structured within a framework that provides both breadth and depth and opportunities for demonstrating proficiency in the application of concepts and techniques. Opportunities will be provided for students to develop interests and informed opinions and to undertake some autonomous study.

PROD

© Copyright Leeds 2019