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LT1003 World of Latin 1

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
Level:
SCQF Level 7
Semester:1
Planned timetable:3.00 pm

The aims of this module, like LT1004, are to enhance understanding of Latin grammar and syntax, to increase vocabulary, to give a basic understanding of style, and to develop skills in translating and interpreting literary texts. A selection of classical Latin texts are studied, and student are encouraged and assisted to practice reading independently and in extenso. There will be tutorials to support this work and to help with the translation and appreciation of these and other Latin prose and verse authors.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules

Undergraduate

Optional for all Classical Studies, Classics, Latin Degrees

UG Pre-requisite(s):Higher or A-Level Latin
UG Anti-requisite(s):LT1001
UG Modules required for:LT1004

Postgraduate

Optional for Classics

PG Pre-requisite(s):Higher or A-Level Latin
PG Anti-requisite(s):LT1001
PG Modules required for:LT1004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 - 4 classes.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 34
  • Guided independent study: 166

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 80%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 20%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40% (2 literary criticisms, 20%, 2 class tests, 20%)
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Postgraduate Assessment :2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40% (2 literary criticisms, 20%, 2 class tests, 20%)

Personnel

Module coordinator:Dr T Geue
Module teaching staff:Team taught