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Undergraduate Course: Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Modern European Languages and Linguistics or English Language with dissertation (LASC10099)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
Course typeYear Abroad AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course is intended for students on one of the Honours Programmes in 'Modern European Languages and Linguistics or English Language'.

Students are required to take courses in Linguistics or English Language at a University in the appropriate country while they are abroad during their third year of study. These courses must be approved by the Head of Linguistics and English Language or their representative. The marks for these courses will be converted to the Edinburgh marking scheme to provide a mark for this course.
Course description The courses taken will vary depending on the set of courses available at the university at which the student is studying. The set of courses that a student can study to provide marks for this course will be discussed and agreed with the member of staff responsible for students abroad in LEL (the course organizer for this course).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Dissertation Preparation Abroad (LASC10060)
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Modern European Languages and Linguistics or English Language (LASC10073) OR Third-year Project in Language Sciences (LASC10059)
Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2019/20, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 196 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Courses must be taken at the host institution totalling 10 ECTS credits (= 20 Edinburgh credits). The marks gained while abroad will be converted to marks on the Edinburgh scale. The course organiser will convene a small group every year, during semester 1, to convert the marks received while abroad at a University in the appropriate country to the Edinburgh marking scheme; unless there are compelling reasons to the contrary, the conversion will normally be done using the conversion factors as used in DELC.
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Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes will be those of the courses that the student takes at the university that they are visiting
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Course organiserDr Patrick Honeybone
Tel: (0131 6)51 1838
Course secretaryMs Lynne Robertson
Tel: (0131 6)50 9870
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