We offer a range of unique courses that empower students to become active critical readers of the complex social worlds that they inhabit. Our undergraduate courses include:

  • ENGL 1514: Reading Literature - An Introduction to Reading, Writing and Critical Textual Analysis;
  • ENGL 1624: Reading Literature, Film, and Culture;
  • ENGS 1624: Critical Reading, Writing, and Analyses of Texts;
  • ENGL 2614: Early Modern to Contemporary World Literatures;
  • ENGL 2724: Twentieth Century and Modernist Literatures;
  • ENGL 3718: Early English Literatures and Cultures; South African and African Literatures and Cultures;
  • ENGL 3828: Narratives of Resistance; Literature, Film, Culture - Critical Approaches to Cultural Studies; and
  • ENGS 3728: Critical Discourse Analysis and the Study of Online Communication in English.

The following courses are on offer for improvement of English skills in general:

  • ENGE1608: English skills for education students, specifically those in the foundation and intermediary phases;
  • ELLT2504: English skills for students in the Faculty of Education, particularly those who intend to teach in the secondary school and FET phases;
  • ENGS1504: English skills for students who wish to develop strong fluency and presentation skills for professional communication contexts; and
  • ENGS1506: English skills for law students, focusing on critical reading and writing skills.
In addition to these modules, we offer a variety of exciting third-year seminars that reflect the research expertise of our staff. These seminars constitute 50% of our ENGL3718/ENGL3728 courses.


T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Neliswa Emeni-Tientcheu: +27 51 401 2536
Phyllis Masilo: +27 51 401 9683

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