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BA English and History of Art (European) (We do not recruit to this programme)

Year 1

Joint Honours BA English (with European lang)

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: -demonstrate awareness of the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of the two disciplines; - use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e. present a structured and coherent simple argument have some knowledge of critical terminology; have some knowledge of linguistic terminology (if language modules are selected); - have experience of English literature from a range of periods and places; - have an awareness of the importance of the literary, cultural and socio-historical contexts in which literature is written and read; - have a basic knowledge of the structure of English, and how to apply concepts of the structure and history of English to analysis of texts (if language modules are selected); - develop critical skills; - develop analytical skills. - appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners; On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: -demonstrate awareness of the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of the two disciplines; - use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e. present a structured and coherent simple argument have some knowledge of critical terminology; have some knowledge of linguistic terminology (if language modules are selected); - have experience of English literature from a range of periods and places; - have an awareness of the importance of the literary, cultural and socio-historical contexts in which literature is written and read; - have a basic knowledge of the structure of English, and how to apply concepts of the structure and history of English to analysis of texts (if language modules are selected); - develop critical skills; - develop analytical skills. - appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire as defined in the modules specified for the programme: - qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment - skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility

Assessment

Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include: - demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline; - demonstrating the ability to construct an argument; - demonstrating some knowledge of two disciplines.

Learning context

The learning context for this year/award will be introductory, providing a familiarisation with the discipline.

Joint Honours BA History of Art

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - demonstrate a familiarity with the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of the discipline; - use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities ie > be able to communicate the results of their work; > present a structured and coherent simple argument; > be able to interpret and evaluate the underlying concepts and principles of the discipline; > evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative data; - demonstrate an ability to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to problem solving associated with the discipline; - appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners; - demonstrate an awareness of professional and disciplinary boundaries.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme: - qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the subject area(s) studied; - skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility.

Assessment

Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include: - demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline; - work that covers a restricted area of the discipline; - demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.

Learning context

The learning context for this year/award will be predictable, providing a familiarisation with the discipline.

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