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Undergraduate | TAS-HEN310 | 2024

Shakespeare: Page, Stage and Screen

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 22 July 2024
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Shakespeare: Page, Stage and Screen

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Analyse Shakespearean texts and their screen adaptations through use of the critical apparatus supplied in recent editions, and close attention to elements of form, structure and style in the selected plays and their screen adaptations.
    2. Demonstrate knowledge of significant aspects of the plays (including language, characterisation and ideas), ways in which the plays have been adapted for film, and key theories relevant to the study of Shakespeare and Shakespeare on film.
    3. Construct an argument supported by evidence from your chosen texts and reference to secondary sources.
    4. Communicate and critically reflect upon learning through scholarly written and oral form, as appropriate.

Entry requirements


Conditional Requisite: 25 credit points at Introductory level or higher

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Weekly lectures and audio/visual resources (1 hour); weekly online participation

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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