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GH4564: THE GAELIC NOVEL B (2017-2018)

Last modified: 05 Jun 2017 16:55


Course Overview

The course will involve two hours per week of reading, analysing and discussing several of the most important Gaelic novels of the twentieth (and twenty-first) century.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators

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Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GH3064 The Gaelic Novel A (Studied)
  • GH3509 The Gaelic Novel A (Studied)
  • GH3564 The Gaelic Novel A (Studied)
  • GH4064 The Gaelic Novel B (Studied)
  • GH4509 The Gaelic Novel B (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will involve two hours per week of reading, analysing and discussing several of the most important Gaelic novels of the twentieth (and twenty-first) century. Students will also be engaged in directed self-study outside of class, which will involve substantial amounts of additional reading in fields such as the literature of other languages, history, biography, social commentary, philosophy, critical practice and critical theory.

Further Information & Notes

This course may not be taken as part of a graduating curriculum with its counterpart in the other half of Honours.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

22 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: Two written exercises (10% each); one 2,500 word essay (70%); seminar mark (10%). Resit: Not permitted at level 4

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is based on students' performance in class. Students also prepare seminar papers each week, which are discussed during classes.

Feedback

Students are given constructive feedback during classes. Feedback is also written onto their assessed exercises and handed back to them.

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