Undergraduate Course: Modern European Languages Year Abroad Work (ELCC10007)
|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 SINGLE HONS STUDENTS STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED to return 40 UoE credits of assessed work to DELC as specified below:
ERASMUS STUDENTS studying abroad for 2 semesters are required to return a minimum of 30 ECTS (two semesters' worth) for suitable courses at a partner university abroad. Marks for the best 30 ECTS (= 40 UoE credits) will count as two Units of Assessment in the Final Year.
NON-ERASMUS STUDENTS and students who are working abroad for the whole year are required to write two year abroad essays (40 UoE credits).
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 minimum 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. These students will also write ONE YEAR ABROAD ESSAY.
2020-21 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic other degree programmes now also have the option to complete a Year Abroad Essay if:
You will work abroad, study in Russia or were meant to be returning ECTS from study abroad and now cannot. You return ONE Year Abroad Essay for each semester this applies.
Year Abroad essays must be submitted in the language being studied.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Placement Study Abroad Hours 400,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Returned Erasmus/ECTS or in some cases year abroad essays.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate analytical and organisational skills in a particular area.
- Appraise a variety of source materials to compare and contrast ideas, concepts and issues and select those most appropriate.
- Engage with and interpret primary research material and present ideas clearly in written form.
- Have gained an insight into the world of research and scholarship.
- Demonstrate self-reliance, initiative, and the ability to work independently.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sarah Tribout-Joseph
Tel: (0131 6)50 3205
|Course secretary||Miss Gillian Paterson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3646