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EL1535: ENGLISH (ACCESS) (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


Course Overview

This course is an introduction to English Literature for those who do not know anything about the subject. We will learn what English Literature is and why it is important. We will also consider some of the key questions that are addressed by students and scholars of English Literature.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Dan Wall

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • ()
  • Programme Level 1
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to English Literature and assumes no prior engagement with the subject. The course will examine what English Literary Studies is all about, what its methods are and introduce students to some of the key debates in the subject. It is intended to provide an introduction for those students who may wish to take level one English Literature modules.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt:

  • 2 Prescribed Exercises (15% each)
  • Essay (20%)
  • Examination (40%)
  • Tutorial (10%)

Resit:

  • Essay (100%)

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided continuously and in a timely manner so that students can take it on board for the following assessments. It takes the form of written comments and suggestions as well as oral comments and advice.

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