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GK1005   Greek Language and Literature 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 10.00 am

This module is designed for students who have already taken ancient Greek to Higher, A level or equivalent standard. Set texts for this module will be studied in the original Greek prose and verse. Classes will cover both detailed study of the set texts and linguistic/translation exercises designed to enhance students' knowledge of Greek. The overall aims of the module are to build up the confidence of students in reading and interpreting Greek literature in its historical and cultural context. Students will read one work of Greek prose and one work of Greek verse.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): In taking this module you must have Higher or A-level Greek or equivalent

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take GK1001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 or 4 classes.

Scheduled learning hours: 34

Guided independent study hours: 166

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50% (essay, 20%; 3 class tests, 30%)

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 80%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 20%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught