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LT4999   Latin Dissertation

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: Both

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the second year of the Honours programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module provides the opportunity for students to carry out a sustained piece of work on a topic essentially of their own choice, with supervision by a member of staff. The dissertation may relate to any aspect of Roman life or literature, provided that the study of Latin texts is involved. The topic must be approved by the Head of School. The dissertation will be completed within one semester, and the maximum length is 7,500 words, exclusive of quoted material, appendices and bibliography, or 10,000 words including them. Dissertations must be submitted no later than the last day of revision week for the semester.

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. "

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CL4999 or take CL4998 or take CL4997 or take CL4996 or take GK4999 or take GK4998

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1-hour briefing in third year; 1-hour research training; 4 hours (in total) of supervisory meetings.

Scheduled learning hours: 6

Guided independent study hours: 294

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework (Dissertation) = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Resubmission of Dissertation

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr D L Hollis
Module teaching staff: Individual supervisors assigned as required