Undergraduate Course: Year Abroad Work for Celtic (CELT10049)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Course type||Year Abroad
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||During their third year abroad while studying for the combined degree of Celtic and French/German/Scandinavian Studies, students carry out guided reading under the supervision of a member of the Celtic section of Celtic and Scottish Studies and write two essays on a previously agreed topic related to the focus of the Celtic part of their degree. Supervisors and students have contact via email and telephone to discuss the various stages of the essays.
Students whose exchange programme takes them to a university offering Celtic courses can instead take such courses there, provided they have obtained the permission of the Head of Celtic.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Other Study Hours 400,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Credit on this course can be achieved in one of two ways:
1. By submission of two pieces of written coursework: Essay 1 (40%) due at the end of January (2,500 words) and Essay 2 (60%) due at the beginning of the student's final year (5,000 words).
2. By taking courses in the Year Abroad institution, where appropriate Celtic courses are offered. 40 UoE credits must be achieved for the Celtic side of the degree (where 10 ECTS = 20 UoE credits).
In both cases, the student's Learning Agreement must be approved by both the Celtic and MEL Year Abroad Co-ordinators prior to departure.
|No Exam Information
| By the end of the course, students should be able to:
- identify a research topic
- construct a bibliography of primary and/or secondary works on the chosen topic
- demonstrate independent research skills
- show the ability to work independently towards set deadlines and word limit
- review a relevant body of primary and/or secondary material and produce coherent analytical text.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Anja Gunderloch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1374
|Course secretary||Ms Anne Kelly
Tel: (0131 6)50 4167