Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
The module aims to enable students to understand the development of genres and motifs in classical Arabic poetry and some of the principles of classical Arabic literary criticism. During the semester students will study selected texts and will develop an understanding of how the structures of Arabic grammar and the semantics of Arabic vocabulary work in a variety of poetic genres.
Weekly contact: 2 hours (lectures, seminars and tutorials) and 1 surgery hour.
Scheduled learning hours: 20
Guided independent study hours: 130
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr K Dmitriev
Module teaching staff: Dr O Elmaz or TBC