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GK1006   Greek Pastoral and Passion

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 10.00 am

This module, designed to follow on from GK1005, will introduce students to two new areas of Greek literature, between which there are interesting and important thematic connections: bucolic or pastoral poetry (the Idylls of Theocritus) and the romantic novel (Longus). Both these set texts will be studied in the original Greek. Classes will cover both detailed study of the set texts and linguistic/translation exercises designed to enhance students' knowledge of Greek.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): If GK1005 has not been passed, Higher or A-level Greek or equivalent is required.

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take GK1002

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