Undergraduate Course: Latin Language (Ah1) (LATI10023)
|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 course aims to develop advanced language skills through regular unseen translation from Latin into English and through study of one of the following topics: Latin metre; Latin textual criticism; Latin prose; Roman rhetoric.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Advanced-level ability in Latin language, equivalent to two years' study at the University of Edinburgh (if uncertain, consult the course organiser).
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 11,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One (2-hour) Degree Examination paper - 100%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Latin Language (Ah1)||2:00|
| 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
||This course is only open to students who will be absent from Edinburgh in Semester 2. In order for a student to be enrolled, contact must be made with a Course Secretary on 50 3580 for approval to be obtained.
|Course organiser||Dr Donncha O'Rourke
Tel: (0131 6)50 3771
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582
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