(LO1) Acquire, develop, and demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Shakespeare's plays in relation to the textual and theatrical practices of their original contexts as well as of their subsequent adaptation by editors and theatre and film directors.
(LO2) Develop and engage with a more complex and advanced understanding of Shakespeare as dramatist, in terms of how his work has been received, edited, performed, and adapted from the time of their original composition, staging, and publication to the present.
(LO3) Recognise and implement a broad range of approaches to text and performance, whether in terms of close reading and critical interpretation/analysis, editing, staging, or cinematic adaptation.
(LO4) Analyse and discuss the plays, their texts, sources, and adaptations in terms of their literary style, significance, and contexts, putting into practice advanced skills in textual analysis, critical reading, and writing.
(LO5) Research, read, and think both independently and sensitively about the works studied at a specialised level.
(LO6) Work co-operatively and productively with others to produce a coherent team-work project (i.e. the editing task)
(LO7) Evaluate and communicate both your own and others’ ideas.
(S1) Written communication skills (style & argument, presentation & referencing)
(S2) Oral communication skills (speaking, listening, arguing, persuading)
(S3) Critical thinking and analysis
(S4) Project planning & development
(S5) Time management, discipline, & organisation
(S6) Team working & co-operating/communicating with others
(S7) Research skills (including identification and use of Library resources, and accessing online databases/research tools)
(S8) IT skills (including word processing and the use of online resources and electronic media)