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GM2013   Medieval German Language and Literature

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 9.00 am Wed

The module introduces students to Middle High German language and literature. Students will learn to read the medieval form of the language. They will also gain an overview of the flourishing German literature of the Middle Ages in its rich cultural context of chivalry, heroism and Christianity, focussing on key texts.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GM1002 or pass GM1004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 lecture (x 10 weeks), 1 tutorial (x 10 weeks), optional surgery hours

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 81

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 1-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 1-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator: Professor B M E Bildhauer
Module teaching staff: Prof B Bildhauer