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Master of Arts (Honours) Modern Languages (Arabic and Persian) and Ancient History


MA Ancient History (Triple Honours): First Year
Code Module name Credits
AN1001 Greek History to Alexander the Great 20 AND
AN1002 Roman History from Foundation to Empire 20

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Arabic Triple Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
AR1001 Arabic for Beginners 1 20 AND
AR1002 Arabic for Beginners 2 20

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Persian Triple Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
PR1001 Persian for Beginners 1 20 AND
PR1002 Persian for Beginners 2 20

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


MA Ancient History (Triple Honours): Second Year
Code Module name Credits
* View list 40 credits from Module List: AN2002 - AN2003, CL2003 - CL2004 AND
AN2002 The Roman Empire 20
AN2003 Mediterranean Communities 20
CL2003 Early Greek Poetry and Philosophy 20
CL2004 Culture and Thought in the Late Roman Republic 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked *
Arabic Triple Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ AR2001 Intermediate Arabic 1 20 AND
^ AR2002 Intermediate Arabic 2 20

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^
Persian Triple Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ PR2001 Intermediate Persian 1 20 AND
^ PR2002 Intermediate Persian 2 20

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^

Entry to Honours

Students who attain an average of grade 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc / MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 or 5000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 or 5000 levels.


MA Ancient History (Triple Honours): Third Year
Code Module name Credits
AN3034 Approaches to Ancient History 30 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: AA4000 - AA4989, AN4000 - AN4989
AA4001 Cities and Urban Life in Late Antiquity (300-700 CE) 30
AA4002 From Pompeii to Aquileia: the Archaeology of Roman Italy (50 BCE - 300 CE) 30
AA4121 The Ancient City of Rome 30
AA4122 Sacred Spaces in the Roman Empire 30
AA4130 The Roman Army 30
AA4149 The Archaeology of Minoan Crete 30
AN4105 Roman Egypt 30
AN4106 Persia and the Greeks 30
AN4108 The Disintegration of the Roman Empire 30
AN4109 Death in Roman Culture 30
AN4110 The Culture of Roman Imperialism 30
AN4136 Alexander the Great 30
AN4146 The Supremacy of Greece: Athens and Sparta 479 - 362 BCE 30
AN4152 Ancient Empires 30
AN4153 Religious Change in Late Antiquity 30
AN4154 Tyrant - Madman - Fool - Knave: the Julio-Claudian Emperors 14-68 CE 30
AN4155 Religious Communities in the Late Antique World 30
AN4426 Roman Slavery 30
AN4427 Greeks and Others 30
AN4428 Eight Scenes from the Life of Alexander 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Ancient History (Triple Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
30 credits: AN3034 - Third Year Only
Between 30 and 60 credits: AA4000 - AA4989, AN4000 - AN4989, (CL4999 or CL4794 or (ID4002 and CL4990) - Fourth Year only)
Arabic Triple Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
AR3401 Media Arabic 1 15 AND
AR3402 Media Arabic 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: AR3411, AR3420 - AR3499, AR4421 - AR4422, AR4461 - AR4462
AR3411 Modern Arab Culture and Society 15
AR3421 Arabic Short Stories 1 15
AR3422 Arabic Short Stories 2 15
AR3461 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 1 15
AR3462 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 2 15
AR4421 Exile and Identity 15
AR4422 Novellas 15
AR4461 Classical Arabic Poetry 15
AR4462 Classical Arabic Prose 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Persian Triple Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15 AND
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: PR3000 - PR4095,PR4098 or PR4099,ML3201,ML4794
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15
PR3020 Key Texts in Modern Persian Literature 15
PR3021 Modern Iran through Cinema 15
PR3022 Modernity and Iranian Drama 15
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15
PR4020 Introduction to Classical Persian Literature 15
PR4021 Female Identity in Contemporary Iran 15
PR4098 Short Dissertation on a Persian Topic 15
PR4099 Long Dissertation on a Persian Topic 30
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
ML4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year


MA Ancient History (Triple Honours): Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: CL4999 or CL4794, (ID4002 and CL4990) AND
CL4999 Dissertation (Short) in Ancient History, Ancient History and Archaeology, or Classical Studies 30
CL4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
CL4990 Special Topic in Classical Studies 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: AA4000 - AA4989, AN4000 - AN4989
AA4001 Cities and Urban Life in Late Antiquity (300-700 CE) 30
AA4002 From Pompeii to Aquileia: the Archaeology of Roman Italy (50 BCE - 300 CE) 30
AA4121 The Ancient City of Rome 30
AA4122 Sacred Spaces in the Roman Empire 30
AA4130 The Roman Army 30
AA4149 The Archaeology of Minoan Crete 30
AN4105 Roman Egypt 30
AN4106 Persia and the Greeks 30
AN4108 The Disintegration of the Roman Empire 30
AN4109 Death in Roman Culture 30
AN4110 The Culture of Roman Imperialism 30
AN4136 Alexander the Great 30
AN4146 The Supremacy of Greece: Athens and Sparta 479 - 362 BCE 30
AN4152 Ancient Empires 30
AN4153 Religious Change in Late Antiquity 30
AN4154 Tyrant - Madman - Fool - Knave: the Julio-Claudian Emperors 14-68 CE 30
AN4155 Religious Communities in the Late Antique World 30
AN4426 Roman Slavery 30
AN4427 Greeks and Others 30
AN4428 Eight Scenes from the Life of Alexander 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Ancient History (Triple Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
30 credits: AN3034 - Third Year Only
Between 30 and 60 credits: AA4000 - AA4989, AN4000 - AN4989, (CL4999 or CL4794 or (ID4002 and CL4990) - Fourth Year only)

If chosen CL4990 must be taken with ID4002.
Arabic Triple Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
AR4401 Advanced Arabic 1 15 AND
AR4402 Advanced Arabic 2 15 AND
View list 30 credits from Module List: AR4420 - AR4499, AR3411, AR3421 - AR3422, AR3461 - AR3462, AR4999 AND
AR4421 Exile and Identity 15
AR4422 Novellas 15
AR4461 Classical Arabic Poetry 15
AR4462 Classical Arabic Prose 15
AR3411 Modern Arab Culture and Society 15
AR3421 Arabic Short Stories 1 15
AR3422 Arabic Short Stories 2 15
AR3461 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 1 15
AR3462 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 2 15
AR4999 Dissertation in Arabic Studies 30
ML4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Choose optional credits to give between 60 and 120 credits in Arabic over years 3 and 4.

AR4999 and ML4794 cannot be selected together.
Persian Triple Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15 AND
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: PR3000 - PR4095,PR4098 or PR4099,ML3201,ML4794
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15
PR3020 Key Texts in Modern Persian Literature 15
PR3021 Modern Iran through Cinema 15
PR3022 Modernity and Iranian Drama 15
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15
PR4020 Introduction to Classical Persian Literature 15
PR4021 Female Identity in Contemporary Iran 15
PR4098 Short Dissertation on a Persian Topic 15
PR4099 Long Dissertation on a Persian Topic 30
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
ML4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year


Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).