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RU3102   Semester of Study in Russia

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 60

ECTS credits : 30

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: Both

Planned timetable: Please Contact Department

This module is offered subject to the availability of a suitable venue and to the consent of the Head of School. It is an optional part of the degree programme for students who have not spent a year in Russia as part of a degree With Integrated Year Abroad. The module is intended to develop students' skills in all aspects of the modern Russian language through extended residence and study in the country, offering total immersion in the culture. The syllabus is designed in co-operation with a university or other institution in a Russian-speaking environment. The project essay will be 4,000 words in Russian to be received by the Department in July. The examination is sat in Week 1 of the first semester of the following academic year.(Guidelines for printing and binding dissertations can be found at:

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass RU3001

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take RU3101

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: up to 20 hours depending on agreement with Russian institution.

Scheduled learning hours: 0

Guided independent study hours: 0

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 25%, Dissertation in Russian = 50%, Coursework = 25%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 25%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 75%

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