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Assessment

From 2021/22, the assessment pattern will be as follows:

The assessment is:

Intermediate years:
1 x 800-1000 word formative close reading essay deadline Term 1, Week 9 (required; submit hard copy to your seminar tutor, not through Tabula)
1 x 3000 word essay (50% of the final mark; submit electronically in Term 2, Week 3 through Tabula)
1 x 3000 word essay (50% of the final mark; submit electronically in Term 3, Week 3 through Tabula)

Finalists:
1 x 800-1000 word formative close reading essay deadline Term 1, Week 9 (required; submit hard copy to your seminar tutor, not through Tabula)
1 x 3000 word essay (50% of the final mark; submit electronically in Term 2, Week 3 through Tabula)
1 x 3000 word essay (50% of the final mark; submit electronically in Term 3, Week 3 through Tabula)

I: 1 x 800-1000 word close reading essays

The close reading exercises should be submitted in hard copy directly to tutors. You should not submit them through Tabula. The first close reading exercise is due in term 1, week 9. Set texts for this exercises will be a poem or section of a poem from the module set text list and will be identified 3 weeks before the submission deadline.

II: 2 x 3,000 word essay

Second year students will select two questions from a list of essay questions supplied on which they will write two 3000-word essays. Final year students will come up with their own questions, which must be approved by the module tutor, and will write two 3,000 word essays. This essay must be submitted through Tabula.