Culture, Narrative and Representation

Syllabus

Syllabus for students spring 2017

Course Code:
EN237A revision 3
Level of specialisation
G1F
Main fields of study:
English
Language:
English
Date of ratification:
14 December 2016
Decision-making body:
Faculty of Culture and Society
Enforcement date:
16 January 2017
Replaces Syllabus ratified:
03 December 2015

Entry requirements

Prerequisite courses for this course are: Passed courses: EN101E-English I.

Specialisation and progression relative to the degree regulations

The course constitutes 7.5 credits on the 31-60 level of English as a main subject.

Purpose

Culture, Narrative and Representation develops a theoretical understanding of narrative, and gives students tools with which to analyse a variety of narratives.

Learning outcomes

After finishing the course, the student:
1) understands some of the most important distinctions in narrative theory and can analyse narratives by using those distinctions;
2) can practise techniques of close reading and reflect on their own ability to produce interpretations; and
3) can seek and evaluate further information within the field of narrative theory.

Learning activities

Learning activities are lectures, seminars, written assignments, self-studies of course literature and independent work on a particular topic.

Assessments

The course is assessed through one oral and one written examination. Learning outcomes 1-3 are examined in both examinations.

Grading system

Excellent (A), Very Good (B), Good (C), Satisfactory (D), Pass (E) or Fail (U).

Course literature and other teaching materials

Literature to be decidded. it will be available at least 2 months before the course starts, i.e. February, 2018.

Course evaluation

The course is concluded with an individual course evaluation focusing on the goals of the course. A summary of the evaluation is results is made available to the students on the university network/learning platform and is discussed in programme councils or similar forums connected to the course.

Other Information

In a case when a course is no longer given, or the contents have been changed essentially, the student has the right to two re-examination opportunities during a one-year period according to the course plan valid at the time of registration. The department sets the exam opportunities and it is the student’s responsibility to contact the department to find out how and when re-examinations take place.

Contact

The education is provided by the Faculty of Culture and Society at the department School of Arts and Communication.

Further information

Studentservice, K3 - Malmö universitet,

Application

01 April 2019 - 09 June 2019 Day-time 50% Malmö This course is offered as part of a program