Undergraduate Course: Classical Persian Literature (IMES10005)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course considers the works of several medieval authors writing in Persian.
The course IMES10076, Of Wine, Love and Loss: Reading Iran through Classical Persian Literature, is a version of this course studying the texts in English translation.
The course IMES11077, Of Wine, Love and Loss: Reading Iran through Classical Persian Literature (PG Version), is a version of this course studying the texts in English translation for Postgraduate students.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Before enrolling students on this course, you are asked to contact the IMES Secretary to ensure that a place is available (Tel: 504182, e-mail email@example.com). Students not studying Persian degrees must contact the course organiser to check level of Persian language ability before being enrolling on the course.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 courses in a suitable subject area at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Students will also have to contact the course organiser to check level of Persian language ability before being admitted to the course.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 33,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Revision Session Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||2500-word essay: 35%
3-hour exam: 55%
Class presentation and participation: 10%
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||3:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Gain an overview of the history and development of classical Persian literature.
- Develop an understanding of the social and historical developments within Iran.
- Evaluate primary and secondary materials relating to the study of Persian literature.
- Engage with classical Persian poetry and prose in its primary source.
- Develop an understanding of the rhetorical devices employed in classical Persian litearure
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Azin Mostajer Haghighi
Tel: (0131 6)50 8433
|Course secretary||Mrs Vivien Macnish Porter
Tel: (0131 6)50 4182