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LT2001 Latin Language and Literature 1

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 8
Planned timetable:2.00 pm

The aim of this module is to foster the student's acquaintance with classical Latin and to explore both prose and verse authors. The authors chosen may vary from year to year. Particular attention is paid to the development of their ideas, literary styles, and genres. There will be lectures on the authors set, seminars to discuss broader themes within the module, and tutorials to monitor and assist progress in study of the language and interpretation of the literature.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for all Classical Studies, Classics, Latin Degrees

UG Pre-requisite(s):LT1004
UG Anti-requisite(s):LT2003
UG Modules required for:LT2002, LT4203


Optional for Classics

PG Pre-requisite(s):LT1004
PG Anti-requisite(s):LT2003
PG Modules required for:LT2002

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% (essay, 20%, 2 class tests, 20%)
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Postgraduate Assessment :2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40% (essay, 20%, 2 class tests, 20%)


Module coordinator:Dr E Gee
Module teaching staff:Team taught