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CO4030   The Short Story

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: TBC

This module introduces students to the genre of the short story, focusing on a range of stories from at least three different national (and / or transnational, and / or world) literatures, drawn from the following language areas: Arabic; Persian; French; German: Italian; Spanish, English; Russian. All texts are available in English translation. The module will usually focus on 20th and 21st century texts, but may, depending on staff availability, cover a range of historical periods. Stories will typically cover a broad range, including, for instance, realism, science fiction, fantasy, documentary, etc.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): CO4030 Pre-Requisite

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: TBC

Scheduled learning hours: 17

Guided independent study hours: 130

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator: Professor M A Hutton
Module teaching staff: Prof Margaret Anne Hutton