Undergraduate Course: Understanding Fiction 2 (LLLG07013)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.
This course aims to provide a deeper understanding of how stories work. It offers a survey of the key categories of fiction, with a view to giving students a theoretical and critical toolkit necessary in the analysis of works of fiction.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course students will be able to:
¿ demonstrate the theoretical vocabulary of the discussion of fiction.
¿ use acquired close reading skills
¿ identify and discuss methods of constructing plots and developing characters
¿ evaluate the relationships between fiction theories and the fictional text
¿ understand the mechanisms of fictional genres
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Caroline Bamford
Tel: (0131 6)50 4322
|Course secretary||Ms Marie Craft
Tel: (0131 6)50 3943