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AP5011   Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Contexts (40)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 40

ECTS credits : 20

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

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.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 - 2 seminars per week and 3 lectures over the semester.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%