LIT401 English Dissertation (32)

This is a research subject involving critical analysis of texts or other literary topics as approved by an appointed supervisor. The dissertation will be written over two semesters and not exceed 15000 words in length.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: LIT401. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



Two sessions


School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students enrolled in BA(Hons). Not available to students who have previously completed LIT-4016

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to undertake independent research in the field of literature


This subject will cover the following topics:

Individual research project.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.