Course overviewIf you enjoy reading and analysing literary texts, then this is the course for you. You will study a range of challenging and stimulating works from a variety of periods from 1610 - 2019.
Drama Pre 1900. Texts include:
A Doll’s House
The Gothic. Texts include:
The Bloody Chamber
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Component 3 (coursework module)
The History Boys
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
We aim to provide a stimulating, personally enriching experience of literature. We read, discuss and study a variety of plays, novels and poetry from past and present authors and eras. Extensive wider reading on your own part will enable you to make the most of your abilities and derive the best from the course.
What else do I need to know?Trips and visits include; theatre trips to various locations, including London and a visit to the Globe Theatre and the British Library. Links with the local theatre, The New Vic, including workshops with Keele University to develop subject expertise at a higher level. Enrichment activities will include a book club and a student blog.
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What are the entry requirements?
How is it assessed?
Progression to year 2 will be dependent on successful completion of the first year taking into account Internal Progression Examination results and the Key Assessment Profile throughout the first year.
What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
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English & Languages
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