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CO3001 Issues in Comparative Literature

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 9
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

The module will allow students to reach their own definitions of the discipline of Comparative Literature for the first time in their degree. Key areas in Comparative Literature may include: A) Influence and Reception; B) Literature that Compares; C) World Literature. The course will give students the opportunity to improve their essay writing through a reflective learning log and coursework essay.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for Comparative Literature

UG Pre-requisite(s):Permission of the Comparative Literature Honours Adviser

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 16
  • Guided independent study: 134

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 100%
UG As used by St Andrews:Coursework = 100%
UG Re-assessment:Written Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr E Finer
Module teaching staff:Team taught