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IT3101   Italian Integrated Year Abroad

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 60

ECTS credits : 30

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Students cannot take this module who are on an Erasmus Exchange

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

The objective of the module is language learning and cultural familiarisation through a work placement in Italy. 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 Italian 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 Italian 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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): In taking this module you must have admission to an italian honours programme with integrated year abroad.

Anti-requisite(s): In taking this module you must not be on an erasmus exchange.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: By correspondence throughout the year.

Module is a placement or study abroad

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 20%
Coursework: 80%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module teaching staff: Italian Study Abroad Coordinator