Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
The module aims to enable students to understand the development of genres and motifs in classical Arabic prose, as well as some principles of classical Arabic literary criticism. During the semester students will study a variety of classical Arabic prose texts and will develop an understanding of how the structures of Arabic grammar and the semantics of Arabic vocabulary work in a variety of literary genres.
Pre-requisite(s): Admission to honours arabic
Weekly contact: 2 hours (lectures, seminars and tutorials) and 1 surgery hour.
Scheduled learning hours: 22
Guided independent study hours: 128
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%