Poetry Writing and Contemporary Poetry

Module code: EN7133

This module offers an introduction to contemporary poetry for those of you who would also like to try creative writing. You'll discover some of the distinctive challenges contemporary poets face by writing poems yourselves, and at the same time you'll develop your own poetry writing by examining the work of a number of established contemporary figures.

Learning

  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 140 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Portfolio of 4 to 6 poems (70%)
  • Essay or reflective commentary, 1,500 words (30%)