Undergraduate Course: Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Languages and History (CHCA10004)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Course type||Year Abroad
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||During their third year abroad while studying for these combined degrees, students carry out guided reading under the supervision of a member of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology and write an essay on a historical theme which makes use of the language that they are studying. The essays are handed in on the student's return at the beginning of Year 4.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| A pass or passes in 40 credits of first level historical courses or equivalent and a pass or passes in 40 credits of second level historical courses or equivalent.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 5,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The essay is the sole component of assessment. Assessment is carried over to the fourth year in line with the standard practice for modern language degree programmes.
|No Exam Information
| By the end of the course, students should be able to:
-identify a research topic
-construct a bibliography of secondary works on the chosen topic
-demonstrate independent research skills
-show the ability to work independently towards a set deadline and word limit
-review a large body of literature and produce coherent analytical text.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||As indicated below, the Year Abroad Work is based on guided reading. Supervisors and students have contact via email and telephone to discuss the various stages of the essay.
|Course organiser||Dr Julius Ruiz
Tel: (0131 6)50 3760
|Course secretary||Ms Sophie Lockwood
Tel: (0131 6)50 3767
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