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EN4417 Writing Poetry and Prose

SCOTCAT credits:30
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Planned timetable:3.00 pm - 5.00 pm Thu

This module offers instruction in creative writing through both reading and composition. Students will learn to analyse the effectiveness of literary forms critically, and assessment will include submissions of original creative work. (Group E)

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Group E Optional for English

UG Pre-requisite(s):EN2003, EN2004
UG Anti-requisite(s):EN4420, EN4500, EN3217

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 seminar and 1 tutorial, and 2 optional consultative hours.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 20
  • Guided independent study: 280

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 50%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 50%
UG As used by St Andrews:Coursework = 100%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr O Hazzard
Module teaching staff:Dr O Hazzard