Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 60
ECTS credits : 30
Level : SCQF Level 9
Semester: Full Year
Availability restrictions: May be subject to restrictions from receiving country.
The objective of the module is language learning and cultural familiarisation through a work placement in a German-speaking country. Placements will be as Language Assistants in schools or on other assignments approved by the department. Formal learning and assessment will be through: (i) a supervised project of 5,000 words in German chosen in consultation with the module co-ordinator. Guided stages (unassessed) of the dissertation to be submitted at various specified points during the year, across both semesters. The dissertation to be submitted in May. (ii) a 10-minute oral exam in German to be sat upon the student's return to St Andrews after the WIYA year, during which the year abroad experience will be presented and discussed.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GM2002 or pass GM2004 or pass GM2008 or pass GM2010. In taking this module you must have admission to a german honours programme with integrated year abroad.
Anti-requisite(s): In taking this module you must not be on an erasmus exchange.
Weekly contact: By correspondence throughout the year.
Module is a placement or study abroad
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 20%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr A T Cusack
Module teaching staff: Team taught