|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Essay 1200 Words||50%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Seen Exam||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay 1200 Words||50%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours Seen Exam||50%|
Demonstrate a broad understanding of the themes of the module and their chosen degree subject.
Demonstrate ability to apply modes of analysis to a range of written and visual texts
Effectively express themselves and their ideas in a seminar environment
Demonstrate an informed critical understanding of selected examples of writing/performance/film
Relate these texts to contemporary cultural concerns and contexts.
The module will define and evaluate different approaches which are relevant to their individual schemes of study, drawing from the following set of core concepts in literature, drama, television and film:
• Identity (Class, Gender, Race)
• Colonialism, Post-colonialism
• Representations of the ‘Other’
Students will have the opportunity to examine both historical and contemporary examples of how their subject expresses particular representations of the ‘Other’.
The seminars may include a mix of formats including a traditional seminar and/or viewings of films and performances.
Students will be given advance reading ahead of the seminars to aid discussion and reflection.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Co-ordinating with others||Students will work together in seminar activities and have opportunities for group discussion.|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Students will develop the ability to gather required data quickly and comprehensively analyse and evaluate situations and information to inform decisions/thinking. This also includes information literacy, ability to plan research and respond to group seminar discussion|
|Digital capability||Students will engage with standard VLE software including BlackBoard, Turnitin, Panopto, Word, etc.|
|Professional communication||Students will develop the ability to empathise by placing self in the shoes of others, to understand their feelings, and to help solve their problems, to recognise appropriate methods of communication related to different audiences, to use language and communications methods appropriately through their seminar discussions and responses to different kinds of text|
|Subject Specific Skills||Students will engage with subject-specific seminar materials which will develop their knowledge and familiarise them with appropriate academic terminology from their fields.|
This module is at CQFW Level 3