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AP5014 Specialised Research in Middle Eastern Literatures and Cultures

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2016/7
SCQF Level 11
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

This module provides the opportunity for postgraduate students to develop their skills of literary and textual analysis through directed reading on a topic of their choice. They will be able to study an author or selection of Arab or Persian authors from the classical or modern period and learn to generate original research questions on topics as varied as the pre-Islamic poetry and the Arab or Persian novel or drama.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies Postgraduate Programme.

Optional for Comparative Literature, Cultural Identity Studies, Crossways in Cultural Narratives Mundus Postgraduate Programmes.

PG Pre-requisite(s):First degree in Arabic or Persian or similar knowledge of Arabic or Persian [classical and/or modern standard Arabic or Persian]

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:6 tutorials.

Assessment pattern

Postgraduate Assessment :Coursework = 100%


Module Co-ordinator:Dr S Talajooy
Module Lecturer(s)/Tutor(s):