Medieval and Renaissance Texts
SCQF level 8
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF level 8
Availability restrictions: Not available to First Year students.
In this module students will learn to read early forms of English language and literature, using specially edited texts from Old English, Middle English and Older Scots. In the other half of the module students will encounter and gain a critical understanding of Renaissance verse, via the study of John Donne's poems and Milton's Paradise Lost.
Pre-requisite(s): No pre-requisites when taken as a 'stand alone' module, but EN2003 is not available to students in their first year.
Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial, and 2 optional consultative hours.
Scheduled learning hours: 40
Guided independent study hours: 160
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr G J Pertile
Module teaching staff: Team taught