Hidden London

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Hidden London

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    British Studies, Creative Writing, Literature

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Assessment: presentation [30%], creative portfolio [70%] [comprising of two pieces of 1,000 words each, together with a critical reflection statement of 500 words]
    Note: this module is only offered to international/study abroad students and forms part of the London suite of moudles.
    London is an extraordinary city, in which history, culture, and desire collide. It is a city of stories like no other, and has inspired brilliant writing for hundreds of years. Now it is your turn to join the conversation. This module aims to enable you to situate your own writing about London in relation to key texts that have helped shape the way we think about and experience London. Each week we will address a specific topic, with key works of fiction at the centre of our discussion.
    The assessment for this module is based on two elements. The ability to clearly present your own ideas in both verbal and written form are vital transferrable skills. So is being able to work equally effective on your own, and as part of a team. The assessment for this module aims to develop your grasp of all of these skills.

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