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EN5005   Writing Poetry 2

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 60

ECTS credits : 30

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on MLitt /MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry)

Planned timetable: To be arranged

Students will extend their knowledge of poetry and its creation into more technical aspects of writing than were covered in depth in EN5004 Writing Poetry 1; the module will include detailed critical analyses of poems, as well as ideas of poetic traditions, rhetorical figure, trope, structure and form.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 hour seminar and 2 hour practical class (x 11 weeks); tutorials by appointment

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

Re-assessment: One new submission equivalent in length and nature to the failed piece of coursework.  The piece submitted for reassessment must be entirely new work.


Module coordinator: Dr E Jones
Module teaching staff: Team taught