Undergraduate Course: Tragedy (CLTR10003)
|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)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The aims of the course are to read Greek tragedy in the light of four major contemporary interpretative trends:
The course will look at each tragedy from each of these different angles.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should usually have at least 3 courses in Classics related subject matter (at least 2 of which should be in Classical Literature) at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
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| By the end of the course students should be able to:-
- demonstrate detailed knowledge of the primary set texts in all forms of assessment;
- show, in all forms of assessment, understanding of important modern interpretative strategies;
- compare, contrast, and evaluate competing interpretations;
- apply, at a level appropriate to the assignment, one's knowledge of modern secondary literature to the interpretation of the primary texts;
- demonstrate research, interpretative, and argumentative skills in coursework essays;
- present the results of one's investigations in seminars and to contribute effectively to discussion;
- demonstrate close familiarity with the interpretative issues raised by the primary texts in examination essays and comment questions.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||In order for a student from outwith Classics to be enrolled, contact must be made with a Course Secretary on 50 3580 in order for approval to be obtained.
|Course organiser||Dr Simon Trepanier
Tel: (0131 6)50 3589
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582