|UCAS course code||Q301|
|Location||Truro and Penwith College|
Transactional Writing (TCALS112)
Introductory module to analyse, deconstruct and imitate generic codes and conventions in reports, essays, journals, criticism and reviews, manuals and advertising.
What is Theory? (TCALS113)
Brief survey course to create rudimentary understanding of critical and theoretical perspectives.
Creative Writing (TCALS122)
Scriptwriting, sample activities drawn from fiction and non-fiction, introducing Key issues for creative writers, as well as vocational and practical aspects of getting into print.
Sense of Place (TCALS125)
Using presentations of Cornwall as a starting point, this module explores relations between sense of place, character, emotion and ideology. Students will encounter a range of material and will be encouraged to engage in cultural interpretations as well as literary viewpoints.
Identity and Nationhood (TCALS131)
Introduction to linked texts providing an exploration of Celticity alongside representative writing arising from other, perhaps nascent subcultures.
Introduction to Literature (TCALS132)
Mini-survey long thin module intended to establish foundation skills in literary analysis by considering a range of texts in English, many canonical, often with a Cornish element.
The Victorians (TCALS214)
This module will examine Victorian literary heritage, in particular poetry and novels, exploring especially the tensions between the demands of realism and the imagination. It will attempt to place this debate in the cultural context of Victorian culture and values, referring to Cornish exemplar material.
Integrative Literary Study (TCALS223)
Students will be asked to negotiate a topic with their supervisor and to produce a 5000 word literary project involving individual research. While not separately taught, it is expected that the key transferable skills drawn from modules will be synoptically present in this summative assessment.
Film Studies (TCALS225)
This module aims to develop skills to become adept in interpreting film texts. The module uses a combination of analysis, research and theory to study examples examining their production, form and reception, and relating these to cultural, social and political contexts.
Integrative Applied Study (TCALS226)
This module will develop an understanding of Romanticism, particularly Romantic poetry, and how it relates to historical context. The module will relate some of the key concepts of Romanticism in the historical and contemporary representation of Cornish culture.
New Technology and Writing (TRUR2002)
A study of the impact of technological change and development on communication, integrating Communication theories and models.
Fees, costs and funding
How to apply
Completing this course enables you to progress onto these related courses and programmes with the University of Plymouth at level 5 or level 6, as specifically defined by this programme’s progression agreement.
For further information, including the progression from foundation degree form, please visit https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/business-partners/partnerships/academic-partnerships/study-guide/progression-to-honours-degree
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