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

Year 2

Joint Honours BA English (with European lang)

(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education)

Learning outcomes

In addition to the outcomes achieved in Year 1, on completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - demonstrate a familiarity with the main concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of two disciplines; - use generic and subject specific intellectual qualities, i.e. present a structured and coherent argument have knowledge of critical terminology; have knowledge of linguistic terminology (if language modules are selected). - have experience of English literature from a range of periods and places, including study of periods before 1800; - have an awareness of the importance of the literary, cultural and socio-historical contexts inwhich 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 and use critical skills; - develop analytical skills and apply them to texts. - effectively communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms. In addition to the outcomes achieved in Year 1, on completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - demonstrate a familiarity with the main concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of two disciplines; - use generic and subject specific intellectual qualities, i.e. present a structured and coherent argument have knowledge of critical terminology; have knowledge of linguistic terminology (if language modules are selected). - have experience of English literature from a range of periods and places, including study of periods before 1800; - have an awareness of the importance of the literary, cultural and socio-historical contexts inwhich 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 and use critical skills; - develop analytical skills and apply them to texts. - effectively communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms.

Transferable (key) skills

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

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 concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline; - demonstrating the ability to construct an argument; - demonstrating knowledge of two disciplines; - demonstrating the ability to be critical of scholarly work.

Learning context

The learning context for this year/award will be to develop skills that were introduced at Level 1, so that the student moves towards independence of scholarship. Opportunities are given to make choices from a long list of modules, allowing them to develop their own interests.

Joint Honours BA History of Art

(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education)

Learning outcomes

In addition to the outcomes achieved in Year 1, on completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - demonstrate a broad understanding of the concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features in a range of aspects of the discipline; - apply generic and subject specific intellectual qualities to standard situations outside the context in which they were originally studied; - appreciate and employ the main methods of enquiry in the subject and critically evaluate the appropriateness of different methods of enquiry; - use a range of techniques to initiate and undertake the analysis of data and information; - adjust to professional and disciplinary boundaries; - effectively communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms.

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; - decision making.

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 ability to apply a broad range of aspects/competencies of the discipline/profession to complex, albeit standard, situations and simple, albeit novel or atypical, instances; - work that is often descriptive in nature but drawing on a wide variety of material; - demonstrating basic professional competencies relevant to the discipline; - the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion.

Learning context

The learning context for this year/award will be simple if unpredictable and complex if predictable. The study will be structured within a framework of tasks that provide breadth of study and proficiency in the application of concepts and techniques.

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