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EN1901 Reading English

SCOTCAT credits: 20
Academic year(s): 2016/7
SCQF Level 7
Semester: 1
Availability restrictions: Available only to students on the Evening Degree Programme
Planned timetable: Thu, 6.30 - 9.30 pm

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



Evening Degree Programme



Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 2.5-hour session: lecture and seminar, and 1 optional consultative hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 45
  • Guided independent study: 155

Assessment pattern

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


Module Co-ordinator: TBC
Module Lecturer(s)/Tutor(s): Team taught