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Contemporary Literature

Scottish Universities' International Summer School

13 days
Duration
985 GBP/full
985 GBP/full
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Tuition fee
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About

The Contemporary Literature from Scottish Universities' International Summer School covers British and Irish Literature since 1990. Texts include notable works by Vahni Capildeo, Jeanette Winterson, and Ali Smith, among others, as well as a graphic novel.

Overview

At Contemporary Literature from Scottish Universities' International Summer School students are strongly advised to read as many of the texts as possible before arriving in Edinburgh, as time will be limited once the programme is underway. The lectures will be pitched high, and lecturers are advised that all students will be familiar with the texts at the time of lecture. 

Students at The Contemporary Literature from Scottish Universities' International Summer School will:

  • Demonstrate a broad, critically and historically informed understanding of contemporary British and Irish literature and culture
  • Articulate and communicate their response to the material studied on the course both orally and in the form of essays
  • Develop organisational and analytical skills so as to be able to present and argue a case cogently and effectively
  • Show familiarity with contemporary methods of information retrieval and apply them to good effect in their written work

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reflections on the Lecture
  • Student Presentations
  • Group work and discussion
  • Microscope
  • Panorama
  • Conclusion

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

6 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Two reference letters, either from an academic institution or an employer familiar with your work, and who can certify your fluency in English
  • Passport-style photo
  • Supporting documents: If you are applying for a scholarship, please include a letter demonstrating why you are an excellent candidate for a scholarship
  • You should also ensure you have sufficient funds in your account to make a £100 deposit

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    985 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 985 GBP for the full programme during 13 days.
  • EU/EEA

    985 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 985 GBP for the full programme during 13 days.

The course fee includes all lectures, seminars, masterclasses, full lending rights at library, lunch and extensive social and cultural programme.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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