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EN4416   Virginia Woolf

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm Thu

The course offers a survey of Woolf’s fiction, complemented by study of her non-fiction including fiction and polemical pieces. The set texts include the majority of Woolf’s novels and selections from her short fiction. It is also essential to read a biography of Woolf - the one by Hermione Lee is recommended - and a selection of her essays, but especially the essay ‘Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown’. (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: 1 lecture and 1 seminar/tutorial, and 2 optional consultative hours.

Scheduled learning hours: 44

Guided independent study hours: 256

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 teaching staff: Dr Emma Sutton (ESS2)