Reading Literature 2 (Q3279F)

15 credits, Level 3 (sub-degree)

Spring teaching

Reading Literature 2 (Spring term) explores short- and long-form prose fiction and features the work of Jane Austen, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry James, Virginia Woolf and William Faulkner.

You are taught through lectures and seminars. Students will be required to participate actively during seminars, in discussions and through making presentations on particular topics, allowing them to develop transferable communication skills. Regular formative and summative writing assignments enable them to develop their capacity for critical expression, introducing them to the range of assessment practices used on degree courses.


45%: Lecture (Film, Lecture)
5%: Practical (Workshop)
50%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Essay, Group presentation)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 45 hours of contact time and 105 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.