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EN4405   Contemporary Poetry in Great Britain and Ireland

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm Tue

This module provides an introduction to contemporary English-language poetry written in Great Britain and Ireland; examines some of its important forebears; and gives an overview of the present state of the art in the constituent nations of the United Kingdom and in the Republic of Ireland.(Group E)

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 x 1-hour seminars, 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: Mr M C Hobson
Module teaching staff: TBC