Approved Courses for Research Degree Students

Department of English

MPhil/PhD students are required to fulfill the stipulated core course and electives requirements.

Core Courses for PhD Students (9 Credits) for 2019 cohort and thereafter:

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
EN8001 English Department Research Students' Seminar 1 2 A & B /
B & A
EN8002 English Department Research Students' Seminar 2 2 A & B /
B & A
EN8014 English for Academic Research and Publication in Social Sciences and Humanities 3 -
EN8930 Independent Studies I * 2 A / B

Core Courses for PhD Students (4 Credits) for 2018 cohort or before:

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
EN8001 English Department Research Students' Seminar 1 2 A & B /
B & A
EN8002 English Department Research Students' Seminar 2 2 A & B /
B & A
EN8930 Independent Studies I * 2 A / B


Core Courses for MPhil Students (4 Credits for 2019 cohort and thereafter / 2 Credits for 2018 cohort or before):

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
EN8001 English Department Research Students' Seminar 1 2 A & B /
B & A
EN8002 English Department Research Students' Seminar 2 2 A & B /
B & A


Research Methodology and Ethics Course(s) for MPhil/PhD Students (3 Credits) for 2019 cohort and thereafter :

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
EN8015 Research Methods in English Studies 3 A

 

Electives for PhD Students (3 Credits for 2019 cohort and thereafter/10 Credits for 2018 cohort or before) / MPhil Students (3 Credits for 2019 cohort and thereafter / 5 Credits for 2018 cohort or before):

Code Course Title Credits 2020-2021
Semester / Term
EN8931 Independent Studies II % 2 A / B
EN5315 Genre Analysis of Specialized Discourse # % 3 -
EN5450 Literature, Language, and Culture # 3 A
EN5461 Language in Its Social Context # 3 A
EN5464 English Phonetics and Phonology # % 3 -
EN5465 Second Language Acquisition # 3 A
EN5466 Testing and Evaluation in Language Studies # 3 -
EN5490 Grammar and Lexis  3 B
EN5491 Discourse Analysis # % 3 -
EN6471 Research Methods in English Studies # 3 A
EN6483 Drama-Based Pedagogy # % 3 -
EN6494 New Literacies and Language Learning #  3 B
EN6495 Approaches to Language Teaching # 3 B
EN6505 Curriculum Design in Language Studies # 3 B
EN6508 Critical Approaches to Literature # 3 A
EN6509 World Literatures in English # 3 B
EN6511 Teaching English for Academic Purposes # 3 B
EN6512 Special Topics in English Studies # 3 B
EN6517 Literature and the City # 3 -
EN6520 The Graphic Novel # 3 -
EN6521 Discourse, Ideology and Power # 3 -

# Subject to approval by the program leader on a case-by-case basis
@ Subject to availability and a writing sample
* Courses for students of EN only
% Courses not to be offered in 2020-2021
 

Updated in June 2020