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LT2001   Latin Language and Literature 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass LT1004

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take LT2003

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 - 4 classes

Scheduled learning hours: 34

Guided independent study hours: 166

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40% (essay, 20%, 2 class tests, 20%)

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

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught