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EN1003 Culture and Conflict: An Introduction to Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 7
Planned timetable:11.00 am

In this module students are introduced to a small number of texts, in prose and verse, from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Emphasis is laid on (i) practical criticism, (ii) close reading, and (iii) the importance of literary-historical context.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


A minimum of two of EN1003, CO1001, EN1004 and CO1002 are compulsory for English. EN1003 is compulsory for BA (Int Hons) English.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:3 lectures and 1 tutorial, and 2 optional consultative hours.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 40
  • Guided independent study: 160

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 50%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 50%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:TBC
Module teaching staff:Team taught