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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


EFPM318: Writing: the Future

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

How this Module is Assessed

In the tables below, you will see reference to 'ILO's. An ILO is an Intended Learning Outcome - see Aims and Learning Outcomes for details of the ILOs for this module.

Formative Assessment

A formative assessment is designed to give you feedback on your understanding of the module content but it will not count towards your mark for the module.

Form of assessmentSize of the assessment (eg length / duration)ILOs assessedFeedback method
Report: Structured Observation Log and Reflection500 words7, 9, 10Verbal feedback
Research proposal for research report1000 words6, 7, 11Written feedback

Summative Assessment

A summative assessment counts towards your mark for the module. The table below tells you what percentage of your mark will come from which type of assessment.

CourseworkWritten examsPractical exams
10000

...and this table provides further details on the summative assessments for this module.

Form of assessment% of creditSize of the assessment (eg length / duration)ILOs assessedFeedback method
Portfolio of creative writing and a critical response502000 words equivalent3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10Written feedback
Written assignment: research report504000 words1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11Written feedback
0
0
0
0

Re-assessment

Re-assessment takes place when the summative assessment has not been completed by the original deadline, and the student has been allowed to refer or defer it to a later date (this only happens following certain criteria and is always subject to exam board approval). For obvious reasons, re-assessments cannot be the same as the original assessment and so these alternatives are set. In cases where the form of assessment is the same, the content will nevertheless be different.

Original form of assessmentForm of re-assessmentILOs re-assessedTimescale for re-assessment
Portfolio of creative writing and a critical responsePortfolio of creative writing and a critical response (2000 words)3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 106 weeks
Written assignment: research reportWritten assignment: research report (4000 words)1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, 116 weeks