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EN1003 Culture and Conflict: An Introduction to Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature

SCOTCAT credits: 20
Academic year(s): 2016/17 & 2017/18
SCQF Level 7
Semester: 1
Planned timetable: 11.00 am

In this module students are introduced to a small number of texts, in prose and verse, from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Emphasis is laid on (i) practical criticism, (ii) close reading, and (iii) the importance of literary-historical context.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules

A minimum of two of EN1003, CO1001, EN1004 and CO1002 are compulsory for English. EN1003 is compulsory for BA (Int Hons) English.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial, and 2 optional consultative hours.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 60
  • Guided independent study: 140

Assessment pattern

As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 50%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 50%
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
Re-Assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module Co-ordinator: Dr C Gill
Module Lecturer(s)/Tutor(s): Team taught