Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 9
Planned timetable: To be arranged.
This is a comparative, interdisciplinary module, which explores the importance of translation in the field of comparative literature as well as the concept of cultural translation. Students will have as compulsory reading a range of chapters from theoretical works on translation and comparative literature. The module will offer a number of texts in translation (from different genres, periods and national literatures), along with a theoretical introduction. The three main areas of study are (i) translation issues (as they relate to different genres, periods, cultures and disciplines), (ii) literary translation and (iii) cultural translation.
Pre-requisite(s): If not already passed you must take CO3001
Co-requisite(s): If not already passed you must take CO3001
Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.
Scheduled learning hours: 16
Guided independent study hours: 134
As used by St Andrews: Take Home Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr C Lawson
Module teaching staff: Team taught