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2018/19 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

ENGL32660 Creative Writing

20 creditsClass Size: 40

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Taught: Semester 2 View Timetable

Year running 2018/19

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

This module will seek to develop students' individual skills and competence as writers of imaginative literature, and to encourage them to regard their work in a self-critical manner.

Syllabus

This module will seek to develop students’ individual skills and competence as writers of imaginative literature and encourage them to regard their work in a self-critical manner.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Workshop82.0016.00
Private study hours184.00
Total Contact hours16.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Preparing for tutorials and workshops, writing learning journal, writing work for portfolio.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

- Contribution to tutorials and workshops.
- On-going work for portfolio.

Methods of assessment


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
PortfolioPortfolio of work with an upper limit of 6,000 words. The satisfactory completion and submission of a Learning Journal (recording the development of the portfolio) is also a requirement of the module. This must be submitted. The Journal only plays a moderating role in the assessment of your performance. It allows your examiners to understand more of the context and processes which have played a part in the production of your portfolio. The learning journal does not form part of the assessment for this module, but is a module requirement and MUST be submitted. Students who fail to submit the Learning Journal will be awarded a maximum mark of 40 for the module (a bare Pass).85.00
CritiqueCritical Reflection of 1,000 words15.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

The satisfactory completion and submission of a Learning Journal (recording the development of the portfolio) is also a requirement of the module. This must be submitted. The Journal only plays a moderating role in the assessment of your performance. It allows your examiners to understand more of the context and processes which have played a part in the production of your portfolio. The learning journal does not form part of the assessment for this module, but is a module requirement and MUST be submitted. Students who fail to submit the Learning Journal will be awarded a maximum mark of 40 for the module (a bare Pass).

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 03/01/2019

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