ENG3320 - Topics in Anglophone Literature


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 7 days

Course content

This course allows students to specialize in an area of Anglophone literature.

A more detailed description of the academic content will be made available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Learning outcome


Candidates who have passed this course

- have knowledge of a specialized selection of Anglophone literature.

- are familiar with critical understandings of select Anglophone literary works.


Candidates who have passed this course

- are able to demonstrate discipline-specific and critical understanding of a specialized topic within Anglophone literature.

- are able to write independent and critical literary analysis in academic English utilizing relevant theory and secondary literary sources.

- can use digital tools to locate relevant resources.

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course

- have strong oral and writing English skills.

- can critically evaluate the credibility and relevance of different sources of knowledge.

- develop stronger cross-cultural competency skills

Learning methods and activities

Lectures/seminars, discussions, supervision. Students are required to use the digital course learning platform regularly and to make an active contribution in class.

Students should expect that this 7.5 credit course equates with approximately 10 hours of work per week, including teaching time.

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments

  • Written work(s) (approx. 3,000 words). May include an oral element.

Further on evaluation

The course is assessed by a written home examination (approx. 4000 words, 7 days).

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English Literature
  • English
  • English Literature
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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