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A MINIMUM of three college/university level literature courses at grade B or above (should include no more than one introductory level literature course). Related courses such as civilisation or creative writing are not considered for admissions to this course. Applicants should also note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission. In making admissions decisions preference will be given to students who achieve above the minimum requirement with the typical visiting student admitted to this course having three to four literature classes at grade A. ** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Section directly for admission to this course **
SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
The course examines the crime narrative as a highly influential and socially embedded popular cultural form in Britain and the United States. Given that the central figure is someone undertaking a circumscribed interpretative task, crime fiction grants us insights into the representations of gender, class, race, politics and political institutions, science, and interpretation itself throughout the twentieth century. This course offers students the opportunity to study several representative examples of the genre in order to examine the ways in which issues of central importance in the humanities and social sciences have been represented in the popular domain.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012