Undergraduate Course: Latin Language (B) (LATI10012)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Building on the experience gained in U01142 Latin Language (A), the course aims to develop advanced language skills through further regular unseen translation from Latin into English and through study of two of the following topics: Latin metre; Latin textual criticism; Latin prose; Roman rhetoric.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Latin Language (A) (LATI10011)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One (3-hour) Degree Examination paper - 100%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Latin Language (B)||3:00|
| On successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate in the written degree examination:
- that they can translate into good English a range of 'unseen' Latin texts, both prose and verse, with a high degree of fluency and accuracy;
- that they have achieved competence in a range of skills-based topics in Latin language.
In addition, they will have improved their linguistic abilities in general, their analytical skills, and their literary appreciation.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||In order for a student from outwith Classics to be enrolled on this course, contact must be made with a Course Secretary on 50 3580 in order for approval to be obtained.
|Keywords||Latin Language (B)
|Course organiser||Dr Dominic Berry
Tel: (0131 6)50 3590
|Course secretary||Mrs Toni Wigglesworth
Tel: (0131 6)50 3580
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