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EN4420   Writing Prose

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: 10.00 am Wed and 11.00 am Wed

This module is designed to enable students to improve their creative prose-writing skills. The focus is on writing as a dynamic and on-going process. Students will be expected to read widely in contemporary fiction and non-fiction and to engage with their own and other students’ writing in the workshops. (Group E)

Relationship to other modules

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

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take EN3217 or take EN4417 or take EN4500

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 workshop, and 2 optional consultative hours.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 278

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

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


Module coordinator: Ms L G Glaister
Module teaching staff: Ms Lesley Glaister (LGG)