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LT4220   Latin Lyric

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Available to General Degree students with the permission of the Honours Adviser

Planned timetable: TBC

This module adopts a thematic approach to the two most metrically versatile poets of the late Republic and early Empire, Catullus and Horace. The module will follow prescribed poems from both authors, organised into themes, such as Politics, Erotics, Greek legacy, Poetology, etc.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 33

Guided independent study hours: 267

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework (including unseen translation test 15%) = 60%

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

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework (including unseen translation test 15%) = 60%

Personnel

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