Shakespearean Drama

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Shakespearean Drama

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    British Studies, Classics, English, Literature, Literatures in English, Theater, Writing Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    30 units of credit at Level 1

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The course will focus on Shakespeare's contribution to English drama. Students will study a range of Shakespeare's plays from different dramatic sub-genres (history, tragedy, comedy, romance, problem play) and will be introduced to a range of critical approaches to those plays. The course both acknowledges and provides opportunities to interrogate Shakespeare's exceptional position within English studies as a benchmark of literary excellence and a core presence within literary education.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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