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SP2006   Spanish Language and Critical Approaches to Cinema

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: Both

Planned timetable: To be arranged

The module is designed to enhance the language skills of the student, with intensive practice in oral, spoken and written skills. The syllabus is based on a selection of films from Spain and Latin America, which are used as sources for thematic discussion and linguistic development. Weekly screenings and discussions are part of the programme, in addition to scheduled classes. Ex-Beginners will normally take this module in Semester 2.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SP1002 or pass SP1004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 seminars, 1 surgery hour (x 10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 30

Guided independent study hours: 170

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

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


Module teaching staff: Ms A Barazal and Language assistants