Undergraduate Course: Modern European Languages Year Abroad Assessment (ELCC10002)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Course type||Year Abroad
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||All Joint Hons students studying 2 languages and all Joint Hons students studying 1 language and another non-language subject (excluding MEL + EU Studies Curriculum B) who are on Erasmus exchanges, or have arranged to have their credits counted from Latin American universities, are required to return 20 UoE credits of assessed work to DELC (this work will count as ONE Unit of Assessment in the final degree classification) as specified below:
ERASMUS STUDENTS studying abroad for 2 semesters are required to return a total of 30 ECTS (two semesters' worth) for suitable courses at a partner university abroad. Marks for the best 15 ECTS (= 20 UoE credits) will count as one Unit of Assessment in the Final Year.
ERASMUS STUDENTS studying abroad for 1 semester and who are also studying abroad as non-Erasmus students or working abroad for the remainder of the time are required to return a total of 15 ECTS (one semester's worth) for suitable courses at the Erasmus partner university abroad. Marks for the best 15 ECTS (= 20 UoE credits) will count as one Unit of Assessment in the Final Year.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Students submitting Erasmus or Latin American marks will also be required to complete a MEL Long Essay (20 UoE credits) in Year 4, which is written in the target language and submitted towards the end of the Final Year.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Placement Study Abroad Hours 200,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Returned Erasmus/Latin American marks.
||Feedback on assessment is provided by host Universities.
Converted marks will be available between January and June of fourth year.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an advanced competence in written and spoken language skills.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the culture of the country in which they spend time.
- Demonstrate advanced learning skills including the presentation of information in different formats and the ability to apply critical analysis to a range of different materials.
- Demonstrate the ability to adapt to and manage different learning environments.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Fionnuala Sinclair
Tel: (0131 6)50 8423
|Course secretary||Miss Fiona Jack
Tel: (0131 6)50 3635