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RU3024 A Special Russian Author of the Nineteenth Century: Pushkin

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

The module is designed to build on the knowledge of nineteenth-century Russian literature acquired at sub-honours level, with particular concentration on one major author. Authors offered may include: Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, or Chekhov, examining especially those works that are not covered in sub-honours modules. Independent study will form a major element of the module.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for all degrees involving Russian

UG Pre-requisite(s):Permission of the Russian Honours Adviser

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 lecture, 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 33
  • Guided independent study: 117

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 80%
UG As used by St Andrews:Practical Oral Examination = 20%, Coursework = 80%
UG Re-assessment:Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr E Finer
Module teaching staff:Dr E Finer