English level 1 undergraduate modules

These English modules were available to undergraduate students during the current and previous academic years. While they are representative of the choices which will be available to you during your degree, you should note that modules may change depending on the research interests of staff.

Level 1 modules

Module Credits
Academic English 15
Approaches to Criticism 30
Beginnings: English Literature before 1800 30
Film Studies: An Introduction 15
Introduction to Creative Writing 15
Rethinking Shakespeare 15
The Novel 15
The Poem 15

Level 2 modules

Pre 1750

Module Credits
Chaucer and His Contemporaries 30
Desire and Power: English Literature 1570-1640 30
Renaissance and Revolution 30
Satire and the City: English Literature 1660-1750 30
Theatrical Cultures: Renaissance to Restoration 30

Post 1750

Module Credits
Adaptation: Text, Image, Culture 30
Crossing the Water: Transatlantic Literary Relations 30
Empire of Liberty: American Literature, 1776 to Present 30
Modernism and Modernity: Literature 1900-1960 30
Revolutions and Evolutions 19C Writings 30
Romanticism 30
Shots in the Dark 30

Non periodised

Module Credits
Creative Industries: Their Past, Our Future 30
Creative Writing: Building a Story 30
Creative Writing: Making a Poem 30
Culture, Crisis and Ecology in a Postcolonial World 30
Humanities after the Human: Further Adventures in Critical Theory 30

No group specified

Module Credits
British Cultures: The Exeter Seminar 15
British Cultures: The Exeter Seminar 30

Level 3 modules

Module Credits
'Reader, I Married Him': The Evolution of Romance Fiction from 1740 to the Present 30
Acts of Writing - Literature and Film 1953 to Present 30
Acts of Writing: From Decolonisation to Globalisation 30
Advanced Critical Theory 30
African Narratives 30
After Homer: Poetry, Fiction, Film 30
American Independent Film 30
British Screens 30
Charles Dickens: Novelist, Journalist and Reformer 30
Citizens of the World 30
Creative Film Dissertation 30
Creative Writing Dissertation 30
Cultures of Neuroscience 30
Dissertation 30
Encountering the Other in Medieval Literature 30
Female Screens: Representation, Agency and Authorship 30
Film Studies Dissertation 30
From Comics to Graphic Novels 30
Ghosts, Witches and Demons: the Renaissance Supernatural 30
Hardy and Women Who Did: the Coming of Modernity 30
Harlem and After: African American Literature 1925-present 30
Heroes and Exiles: English Poetry of the Age of Beowulf 30
Imperial Encounters: the Victorians and their World 30
India Uncovered - Representations in Film and Fiction 30
Insurgent Narratives: Class Warfare in the Long 20th Century 30
James Joyce's Ulysses 30
Life and Death in Early Modern Literature 30
Literature/Anti-Literature 30
Moby-Dick 30
Modern Irish Literature 30
Mystery and Manners: The American Short Story 30
Poetry and Politics 30
Publishing Contemporary Literature: History, Practice, Theory 30
Resource Fictions: Oil, Water and Conflict in the World-System 30
Romance from Chaucer to Shakespeare 30
Serious Play: Creative Writing Workshop 30
Something to See: War and Visual Media 30
Speaking Animals: Literature and Interspecies Relations 30
Sport, Literature and Media 30
Surrealism and Its Legacies 30
The Death of the Novel 30
The Rise of Science 30
This Blessed Plot: Landscape and Literature in the Eighteenth Century and Beyond 30
Virginia Woolf: Fiction, Feeling, Form 30
Visual and Literary Cultures of Realism 30
William Golding and the Archive 30
Writing for Children and Young Adults 30
Writing the Short Film 30