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Literature and Culture


FIRST CLASS: Tuesday 26 April 2022, 6pm-9pm


What relevance do activities like reading novels, going to the theatre or reading poetry have for our lives in contemporary society? Whether you have always enjoyed reading or feel you would like to begin exploring how writers use the English language to enable us to think about the world in which we live, our Literature and Culture short course will introduce you to a variety of contemporary and historical writers of novels or short stories, plays and poetry.

Assessment: a 1200-word critical analysis, 1500-word essay, in-class timed assessment and in-class oral presentation.

If you are interested in taking this short course as part of the full CertHE Higher Education Introductory Studies, please contact us for more information before you enrol.

This can be taken as a standalone short course or as a part of:

30 credits at level 4

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students.

    This short course has no prerequisites.

    As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

    International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You register directly onto the classes you would like to take. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then register onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.