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Please note that the Undergraduate Certificate in English Literature: Approaches to Literary Study was previously called the Undergraduate Certificate in English Literature II.

This course is based on the conviction that that the skill of close reading is central to the pursuit and enjoyment of literary study. It will introduce you to techniques of close reading and contextual analysis, providing a stepping stone for further study and lifelong exploration of literature.

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Assessment

How will I be taught and assessed?

The course is taught through a series of day-schools.

You will learn how to present your creative ideas both through speaking and writing. You will also have access to online support through our virtual learning environment, which will accelerate your learning and enhance your experience of the course.

All students are expected to take an active part in the course and submit work showing evidence of learning. In particular, you will be expected in each term to:

  1. attend classes
  2. participate actively in class work
  3. undertake reading and assignments set by the tutors
  4. access resources and submit assignments through ICE Online, the Institute’s virtual learning environment.

It is essential that you have an email account and regular access to the internet. The course is supported by a web-based virtual learning environment (VLE) and course communications will be sent via email. Your assignments will be submitted online, and feedback on assignments is sent to you online.

The computing facilities available at a public library or internet café may be sufficient and unlimited free computing and internet access will be available to you within the University Library throughout your course.

What is the status of this qualification?

The course is taught and awarded at first-year undergraduate level (FHEQ 4) and offers 60 credits within the Higher Education Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS). This is equivalent to half of the first year of full-time undergraduate study.

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Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. If your first language is not English, please refer to our Information for Applicants pages for further guidance.

Course dates

13 Oct 2018 to 31 Jul 2019

Course duration

1 year(s)

Apply by

03 Sep 2018

Course fee

£2,175

Venue

Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
UK

Qualifications / Credits

60 credits at FHEQ4

Course code

1819CCR201