Undergraduate Course: Latin 2Hb (LATI10031)
|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||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is intended to enable those who have taken Latin 1Ha and 1Hb to advance their knowledge of the language, and also so that those who have taken Latin 1a and 1b in their second year are not prevented from studying the language at Honours level. The course will include reading and language classes and linguistically based tutorials on subjects including prose composition; students will have further tutorials relating to the subjects of their terminal essays.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 44,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One 3000-word essay at Honours Level on one of the set texts (30%); Continuous Assessment of tutorial work (20%); One 2-hour degree exam paper (50%).
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
| On successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate in tutorial discussion and exercises, in an Honours-level essay and in a written examination that they have:
! Read and understood the set texts of the semester;
! Possess a sound knowledge and understanding of these texts in their literary (and historical and intellectual) context; and of the scholarly literature dealing with them;
! Have developed an adequate acquaintance with Latin grammar and vocabulary to read and translate passages of moderate difficulty without a dictionary, or to translate simple English passages into Latin.
They should also have developed their skills in:
! Reading independently;
! Identifying and assessing relevant secondary literature.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Students taking this class for honours credit will be required to produce an essay which conforms to Honours class standards, in length, quality and bibliography.
|Course organiser||Dr Catherine Ware
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582
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