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RU3005 Advanced Russian Translation 1

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

This module is designed to build on the language proficiency attained through a period of study in Russia, on RU3101 or RU3102 or ML3101 (in Russia). The module is based around the study of the finer points of Russian grammar, advanced translation from and into Russian, essay-writing in Russian, and small-group oral classes.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


RU3001 or RU3005 is compulsory for all Russian degrees, except Russian and a second language and a third subject

UG Pre-requisite(s):RU3101, RU3102 or ML3101 in Russia.
UG Anti-requisite(s):RU3001
UG Modules required for:RU3110

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 language classes, 1 oral class and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 30
  • Guided independent study: 120

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 Examination = 15%, Coursework = 25%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:TBC
Module teaching staff: