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EN1901   Reading English

Academic year(s): 2020-2021

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Only available to those enrolling on the MA Combined Studies or already enrolled on the MA/BSc General degree taken in the evening.

Planned timetable: Thu 6.30 - 9.30 pm

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.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 2.5-hour session: lecture and seminar, and 1 optional consultative hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 25

Guided independent study hours: 175

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr H A R Hanson
Module teaching staff: Team taught