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GK4102   Greek Tragedy

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm Tue and Thu

This module increases the student's familiarity with Greek tragedy. Plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides are prescribed for detailed study, and students learn to address questions of content, context and staging in prepared texts, to translate passages from unprepared texts, and to address wider dramatic and generic issues.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): "40 credits from GK2001, GK2003, GK2003, GK2004, including one pass at 11 or better, or a pass in GK3022, or evidence of equivalent linguistic achievement. "

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CL4416

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 tutorial/lecture, and 1 coursework consultation hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 280

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Unseen test = 15%, Coursework = 45%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 55%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 45%

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


Module coordinator: Dr J P Hesk
Module teaching staff: Dr J Hesk