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EN5401   Special Topic in English Studies 1

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged

This module operates as a directed reading programme which allows students to explore topics in greater depth than is possible in core modules. Special Topics are offered by selected staff across all MLitt programmes on a rotating basis. Students who hope to go on to doctoral work may wish to use the Special Topic to conduct a pilot study in their proposed area of doctoral studies. Teaching/supervision is normally via 6 tutorials which may be individual or arranged in groups, depending on numbers. Some special topics may make use of relevant individual seminars on extant modules in place of one or more tutorials. Syllabus and reading will be finalised in consultation with the member(s) of staff.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Normally 6 tutorials over the semester

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.

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr M Connolly
Module teaching staff: Individually allocated supervisor
Module coordinator email mc29@st-andrews.ac.uk