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AR3461   Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 2.00 pm Mon, 2.00 pm Thu

The module aims to enable students to understand the development and terminology of aspects of classical Arabic scholarship, to help them understand the structures that underpin the Arabic language, and to support them through encounters with a representative selection of important classical Arabic sources.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass AR2002

Co-requisite(s): You must also take AR3401

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 hours (lectures, seminars and tutorials) and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 130

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr O Elmaz or TBC