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AR3462 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 2

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 9
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.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for Arabic

UG Pre-requisite(s):AR2001, AR2002, AR3401 or Study Abroad in Semester 1
UG Co-requisite(s):AR3402

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 hours (lectures, seminars and tutorials) and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 22
  • Guided independent study: 128

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 60%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr O Elmaz or TBC
Module teaching staff:Dr O Elmaz or TBC