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RU3101   Russian Integrated Year Abroad

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 60

ECTS credits : 30

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: May be subject to restrictions from receiving country.

Planned timetable: Please Contact Department

The objective of the module is language learning and cultural familiarisation through a study placement in Russia. Placements will be as students in Russian at a Foreign Language department at universities or in language schools. Assessment will be through: (i) a supervised project of 4,000 words in Russian chosen in consultation with the module co-ordinator. Guided stages (unassessed) of the dissertation to be submitted at various specified points during the year, across both semesters. The dissertation to be submitted in May. (ii) a 10-minute oral exam in Russian to be sat upon the student's return to St Andrews after the WIYA year, during which the year abroad experience will be presented and discussed.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): In taking this module you must have admission to a russian honours programme with integrated year abroad and must not be on an erasmus exchange. Before taking this module you must pass RU2202 or pass RU2204 or pass RU2206

Anti-requisite(s): In taking this module you cannot take RU3102 or erasmus exchange

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: By correspondence throughout the year.

Module is a placement or study abroad

Scheduled learning hours: 0

Guided independent study hours: 0

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 20%
Coursework: 80%

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

Personnel

Module teaching staff: TBC