Irish Love Poetry
Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 5KS226
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Finalised by
- The Board of the Department of English, 23 May 2012
- Responsible department
- Department of English
En B (specific entry requirements 2)
Requirements have been lowered in relation to the original specific entry requirements.
Upon completing the course students will be able to
Demonstrate knowledge about the origins and development of courtly love poetry in Ireland and Europe
Identify the main themes and motifs in this type of poetry
Demonstrate an ability to analyse texts
The course deals with the courtly love tradition in Irish poetry of the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries. The student will acquire a knowledge of the background and origins of this type of poetry, its main themes and conventions as well as later developments. These aspects will be placed in the broader European context.
Campus course: Group instruction. English is the language of instruction. Instruction may be partly web-based.
Internet-based course: Teaching is done in the the virtual learning environment. A number of on-campus meetings for group instruction may be added.
English is the language of instruction.
Campus course: examination is done in writing as well as by continuous assessment.
Internet-based course: examination is done in writing as well as by continuous assessment.
Grades used are either Fail, Pass, or Pass with Distinction.
Students who do not achieve a passing grade on the regular examination will have another opportunity to take the examination within a reasonable period of time after the regular examination.
Students who fail a certain examination twice have the right upon request, following consultation with the head of department, to have another examiner appointed.
If the syllabus or course reading for a component has been changed, students have a right to be examined under the original syllabus and course reading on three occasions during the following three semesters. Normally this right then expires. Otherwise there are no limitations on the number of examination opportunities.
For transitional regulations in the case of changes in the syllabus, please contact the student adviser.