Reading Literature 2 (Q3279F)
15 credits, Level 3 (sub-degree)
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.
48%: Lecture (Film, Online lecture)
100%: Coursework (Essay, Group submission (written))
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 45 hours of contact time and about 105 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: