Undergraduate Course: Latin 2B (LATI08012)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course advances the student's knowledge of the Latin language and literature, and develops the ability to read independently in Latin literature with a linguistic and literary understanding of the original texts.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Latin 2A (LATI08011)
||Other requirements|| Students are required to pass Latin 2A (LATI08011). A student who has been registered for Latin 2B but does not pass Latin 2A in the 1st Semester must contact the course organiser for his/her approval before continuing with Latin.
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 44,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 9,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Class work - 40%; one (2-hour)degree examination - 60%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| By the end of the course students should be able to:
- demonstrate in coursework and examinations a wider and deeper knowledge of the structure and idiom of the Latin language;
- demonstrate in essays and examinations an enhanced ability to locate works of Latin literature in their literary, social, historical, and intellectual contexts;
- demonstrate in essays and examinations an ability to analyse and pass informed critical judgement on specific works and passages
- demonstrate in coursework and examination an ability to locate and use relevant forms of primary and secondary evidence in building up a coherent and relevant argument.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is divided into two halves of five weeks each, with a guided reading week between them to allow for consolidation and for preparation for the second half of the course.
|Course organiser||Dr Catherine Ware
|Course secretary||Mrs Toni Wigglesworth
Tel: (0131 6)50 3580
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