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RU3001 Advanced Russian Language 1, Part 1

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 9
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

This module is mandatory for all Honours programmes containing a Russian element, except for programmes which include RU3101. It is designed to build on the level of language competence attained at the end RU2202 or RU2204. The module deals with grammar, the practical problems of translation from and into Russian, and introduces essay-writing in Russian. Oral tuition forms an important element of this module.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


RU3001 or RU3005 is compulsory for all Russian degrees

UG Pre-requisite(s):Average of 11 or better in any two of RU2201, RU2202, RU2203, RU2204.
UG Anti-requisite(s):RU3005
UG Modules required for:RU3002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 language classes, 1 oral class and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 33
  • Guided independent study: 117

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 60%
  • Practical examinations: 15%
  • Coursework: 25%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Practical Test = 15%, Coursework = 25%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:TBC
Module teaching staff: