Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Contexts (40)
SCQF level 11
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 40
ECTS credits : 20
Level : SCQF level 11
The module provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of important elements of classical and modern Arabic and Persian literatures and cultures from pre-Islamic times to the present. Students will be exposed to a greater variety of literary texts than at undergraduate level and some of these key texts will be explored in detail. Students will be expected to read some key texts in Arabic or Persian depending on their language choice.
Weekly contact: 1 - 2 seminars per week and 3 lectures over the semester.
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%