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RU2205   Intermediate Russian Literature and Culture 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be confirmed

The module introduces students to three works of pre-twentieth-century literature and culture to be read in Russian, while improving reading and comprehension skills. It will include a combination of canonical and non-canonical texts by women and men, and explore the cultural and institutional contexts in which texts were produced, published, read, or viewed. Students will share impressions through class and online discussions, and informal presentations. This module will prepare students for Honours content modules where longer and more complex texts are read in Russian. While optional, students intending to pursue single or joint honours including Russian are encouraged to take this module.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass RU1002 or pass RU1006

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 class per week and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 10

Guided independent study hours: 90

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%