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English studies (Q3)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
English studies (Q300) The study of the English language and literature originally written in English using the techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. May involve studying the structure of the language, its history, grammar and use. English
English language (Q310) The study of the history, grammar and use of English. Includes pronunciation and articulation. English
English literature (Q320) The study of literature originally written in English. Includes the use of techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. English
English literature by period (Q321) The study of English Literature written within a particular chronological period. English
English literature by author (Q322) The study of the works of a particular author of English Literature. English
English literature by topic (Q323) The study of English Literature written describing particular cultures, societies, skills, periods of history, etc. English
English as a second language (Q330) The study of the structure and acquisition of English from the point of view of a non-native speaker. Includes pronunciation and articulation. English
English literature written as a second language (Q340) The study of English Literature written by authors whose native language is not English. English
Scots language (Q350) The study of the history, grammar and use of Scots. Includes pronunciation and articulation. English
Scots literature (Q360) The study of literature originally written in Scots. Includes the use of techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. English
Irish language (Q370) The study of the history, grammar and use of Irish. Includes pronunciation and articulation. English
Irish literature (Q380) The study of literature originally written in Irish. Includes the use of techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. English
English studies not elsewhere classified (Q390) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other English studies categories. To be used sparingly. English