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SP3101 Spanish Integrated Year Abroad

SCOTCAT credits:60
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 9
Semester:Whole 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 work placement in a Spanish-speaking country. Placements will be as Language Assistants in schools or on other assignments approved by the department. Formal learning and assessment will be through: (i) a supervised project of 5,000 words in Spanish 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 Spanish 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.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for all degrees involving Spanish with Integrated Year Abroad

UG Pre-requisite(s):SP2002. Admission to the Honours Programme with Integrated Year Abroad.
UG Anti-requisite(s):SP4102 or Erasmus exchange.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:By correspondence throughout the year.
Module is a placement or study abroad

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 80%
UG As used by St Andrews:Coursework = 100%
UG Re-assessment:2-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr K Anipa
Module teaching staff: