Core Module Information
Module title: Cities real and imagined

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CLP10101
Module leader: Tara Thomson
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Media and Humanities

Requisites: Pre-requisite: Cultural and Literary Theory AND AND Pre-requisite: Any SCQF 9 module in literature, film, photography, cultural studies, sociology, psychology, or related discipline (at module leader discretion).

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Critically reflect on the way particular cities have historically been represented in literature and culture.

LO2: Analyse particular literary and cultural representations of urban space.

LO3: Critically reflect on the ways literary and cultural representations of cities construct the identities of their fictional inhabitants.

LO4: Conclude how perceptions of urban space impact upon the social and cultural lives of city dwellers.

LO5: Appraise the extent to which cultural artifacts can subvert hegemonic topographies of urban space.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Tara Thomson
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Seminar 30
Online Guided independent study 170
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1~2~3~4~5 12 , WORDS= 5000 words
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
CLP10101 Cities Real and Imagined