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GK2004   The Landscape of Greek Poetry (B)

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 10.00 am

This module, designed to follow on from GK2003, offers a carefully balanced combination of literary and linguistic study. Students will study a diverse range of ancient poetry in the original Greek, starting with Homer's Iliad. It then introduces students to key genres of the Greek poetic tradition, including lyric, elegy and drama. Classes will cover both detailed study of the set texts in their cultural context and linguistic/translation exercises designed to enhance students' knowledge of Greek.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): If not already passed you must take GK2003

Co-requisite(s): If not already passed you must take GK2003

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take GK2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Normally 4 classes.

Scheduled learning hours: 44

Guided independent study hours: 156

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 coordinator: Dr N Wiater
Module teaching staff: Team taught