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PR4001 Advanced Persian 1

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Planned timetable:4.00 pm Mon & 2.00 pm Thu

This module will build upon the skills gained in 3000-level modules. More emphasis will be placed on free composition in Persian and translation into Persian. Students will also give oral presentations in Persian, and a variety of materials representing different facets of Persian speaking culture will be used to broaden students' knowledge of the language.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for Persian

UG Pre-requisite(s):PR2001, PR2002, PR3001, PR3002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 hours and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 20
  • Guided independent study: 130

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 40%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Oral Examination 20%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr S Talajooy
Module teaching staff:Dr S Talajooy