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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Asian Studies

Undergraduate Course: Chinese Literature 4A (pre-modern) (ASST10106)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryLiterary and textual study in pre-modern Chinese fiction and poetry.

All students will be given a formative feedback exercise that will be helpful for the assessment for this course and students┐ general ongoing academic development.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 33, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 161 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 50 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) One essay (2500-3000 words) (50%); MA Honours Chinese Finals Paper 4: Section A (50%).
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S1 (December)1:30
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Develop an understanding of the philosophical underpinning of the major genres of literature produced in pre-modern China.
  2. Acquire a familiarisation with core literary texts within these genres.
  3. Develop reading skills in classical and early vernacular Chinese language at an advanced level.
  4. Acquire an understanding of critical analytical thinking
  5. Develop skills in the written and oral presentation of ideas.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information Satisfactory completion of Chinese 3 Year Abroad including Chinese Literature 3 and Special Subject assignments
KeywordsAS Chin Lit 4A
Contacts
Course organiserDr Julian Ward
Tel: (0131 6)50 4226
Email: Julian.Ward@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr David Horn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4227
Email: david.horn@ed.ac.uk
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