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EN3112   Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 11.00 am - 1.00 pm Wed

This module consists of the study of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales for its individual tales and as a whole, with regard to such key features as genre, structure, mediaeval literary thought and gender. (Group A)

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass EN2003 and pass EN2004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 hours (either 1 x 2-hour seminar or 1 lecture and 1 seminar), and 2 optional consultative hours.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 278

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

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


Module coordinator: Dr I R Johnson
Module teaching staff: Dr I Johnson and Prof A Coldiron