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CL4990 Special Topic in Classical Studies

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions:Available only to students also taking ID4002.
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

This module is designed to complement ID4002 'Communication and Teaching in Arts & Humanities', a placement module in which students gain substantial experience of a working educational environment, and of communicating aspects of the Greek and Roman world to school pupils. This module provides the opportunity for students to carry out an extended piece of work on a topic related to their work in ID4002. For example, the topic could have a pedagogical focus, exploring the place of Classics in education, or it could be a more detailed exploration of a subject related to the student's special topic in ID4002.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for all Ancient History & Archaeology, Ancient History, Classical Studies, Classics, Greek and Latin Degrees

UG Pre-requisite(s):As stated in the School of Classics Undergraduate Handbook
UG Co-requisite(s):ID4002
UG Anti-requisite(s):GK4998

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1-hour briefing in third year; 1-hour research training; 2 hours (in total) of supervisory meetings.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 4
  • Guided independent study: 146

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 100%
UG As used by St Andrews:Coursework = 100%
UG Re-assessment:Resubmission of the dissertation


Module coordinator:Dr R T Anderson
Module teaching staff:Dr R T Anderson