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RU3030   A Special Russian Author of the Twentieth Century

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

The module is designed to build on the knowledge of twentieth-century Russian literature acquired at sub-honours level, with particular concentration on one major author and examining especially those works that are not covered in sub-honours modules. Authors offered may include Bulgakov, Mandel'shtam, Maiakovskii, Belyi, Solzhenitsyn, etc. Independent study will form a major element of the module.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass RU2202 or pass RU2204

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 seminars and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 33

Guided independent study hours: 117

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr J D S Gardiner
Module teaching staff: Dr J Gardiner