Approx Cost:
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

This course is open entry.

Course Outline:

Hunger Games?  Divergent?  Maze Runner?  Are these the kinds of texts that interest you?  Welcome to Dystopian English, where we draw connections in texts with world gone wrong.  We study both novels and films, looking at why these texts are so popular and what they teach us about our own world.  Expect to learn ideas about power, control and manipulation!


  • literature study
  • close viewing skills
  • speaking and presenting skills
  • formal writing skills
  • visual language skills

There is one internal NCEA assessment including 3 literacy credits.


Where Does It Lead:

ENW201, ENG201, ENH201, ENS201, ENR001 (if entry requirements are met for these courses),  ENG202

For further information see:
Ms Millar