(LO1) Students will acquire a comprehensive and detailed understanding of the range of non-realist literatures, (including Gothic, fantasy and fairy-tale) of the Victorian era and their relationship(s) to the realist tradition.
(LO2) Students will develop a critical understanding of the ways in which literatures of the fantastic respond to and emerge from the cultural, political, religious and other contexts of the Victorian era.
(LO3) Students will become familiar with, and be able to critically evaluate, existing scholarly literature in the field, gaining insight into critical approaches to and debates surrounding the analysis of non-realist literary genres.
(LO4) Students will enhance their proficieny in academic writing and will be able to demonstrate advanced skills of close textual analysis and knowledge of relevant critical perspectives while employing an appropriate academic voice.
(S1) Improving own learning/performance - Reflective practice
(S2) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills – oral
(S3) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills - written
(S4) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Influencing skills – argumentation
(S5) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Academic writing (inc. referencing skills)
(S6) Time and project management - Personal organisation
(S7) Time and project management - Project planning
(S8) Critical thinking and problem solving - Critical analysis
(S9) Critical thinking and problem solving - Evaluation
(S10) Critical thinking and problem solving - Synthesis
(S11) Information skills - Critical reading
(S12) Information skills - Evaluation
(S13) Research skills - All Information skills
(S14) Research skills - Awareness of /commitment to academic integrity