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EN5101   Research Skills for Creative Writing

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on MLitt /MFA/PhD in Creative Writing

Planned timetable: To be arranged

Students will learn about the literary marketplace, and the roles of editors, publishers, agents and festival organisers. They will also be introduced to the effective gathering of information through IT resources, library materials, as well as such primary skills as proofreading and copy-editing.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 hour seminar (x 10 weeks)

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: Professor D Paterson
Module teaching staff: Team taught
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