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

Undergraduate Course: Chinese History and Thought 4A (pre-modern) (ASST10108)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryReadings in works of classical and pre-modern Chinese history and historiography. Training in use of original language primary sources and secondary literature.

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-requisitesVisiting students should usually have at least 3 years of Chinese language training, including a knowledge of Classical Chinese, for entry to this course.
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2019/20, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 22, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 172 )
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 S2 (April/May)1:30
Learning Outcomes
Training in reading academic and non-literary classical and literary Chinese. Introduction to Chinese tradition of historiography, text composition and thought. Training in critical analytical thinking and written and oral presentation of ideas.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements Visiting students should usually have at least 3 years of Chinese language training, including a knowledge of Classical Chinese, for entry to this course.
KeywordsAS Chin H&T 4A
Contacts
Course organiserDr Joachim Gentz
Tel: 0131 6503681
Email: joachim.gentz@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Vivien MacNish Porter
Tel: (0131 6)50 3528
Email: vivien.macnish-porter@ed.ac.uk
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