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LT4208   Late Latin

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 10.00 am - 12.00 noon Wed

This module aims to give an introduction to some of the most important Latin texts from the Late Roman Empire in the West. Selected literary works, of a variety of genres, will be read in Latin, along with a wider corpus read in translation.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): "40 credits from LT2001, LT2002, LT2003, LT2004, including one pass at 11 or better, or a pass in LT3018, or evidence of equivalent linguistic achievement. "

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 x 1-hour seminars and 1 coursework consultation hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 278

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: -hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = (commentary and essay tasks) 60% (1 class-test, 15%)

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 55%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 45%

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


Module coordinator: Dr R D Rees
Module teaching staff: Dr R Rees