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Master of Arts (Honours) Arabic and Latin


Arabic Joint element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
AR1001 Arabic for Beginners 1 20 AND
AR1002 Arabic for Beginners 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA Latin (Joint Honours): First year
Code Module name Credits
( View list 40 credits from Module List: LT1001 - LT1002 OR
LT1001 Elementary Latin 1 20
LT1002 Elementary Latin 2 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
View list 40 credits from Module List: LT1003 - LT1004 ) AND
LT1003 World of Latin 1 20
LT1004 World of Latin 2 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
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


Arabic Joint element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ AR2001 Intermediate Arabic 1 20 AND
^ AR2002 Intermediate Arabic 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

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 ^
MA Latin (Joint Honours): Second year
Code Module name Credits
( * View list 40 credits from Module List: LT2001 - LT2002 OR
LT2001 Latin Language and Literature 1 20
LT2002 Latin Language and Literature 2 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
* View list 40 credits from Module List: LT2003 - LT2004 OR
LT2003 Latin in Progress 1 20
LT2004 Latin in Progress 2 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
( LT1001 Elementary Latin 1 20 AND
~ LT1002 Elementary Latin 2 20 ) AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

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

Pathway B - LT1001 and LT1002 is only available to students who have taken and passed both First and Second Year beginners' Greek and passed both LT1002 and GK2004 with a grade of 11 or better;

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked ~
  • pass at grade 11 or better in at least 1 of the 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.


Arabic Joint element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
AR3401 Media Arabic 1 15 AND
AR3402 Media Arabic 2 15 AND
View list 30 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

Across Third and Fourth years at least 15 credits must be taken from (AR3420-AR3459, AR4420-AR4459) and at least 15 credits from (AR3460-AR3499, AR4460-AR4499).

Subject to the approval of any other school involved, one year or one semester may be spent in Study Abroad on a recognised Exchange scheme.

A total of between 90 and 150 credits must be taken in Arabic across Third and Fourth Years.
MA Latin (Joint Honours): Third year
Code Module name Credits
( View list Between 0 and 90 credits from Module List: LT4000 - LT4989 AND
LT4201 Roman Epic 30
LT4203 Latin Prose Composition 30
LT4207 Roman Comedy 30
LT4208 Late Latin 30
LT4209 Latin Historical Writing 30
LT4210 Latin Didactic Poetry 30
LT4211 Latin Letters 30
LT4212 Virgin Martyrs and Axe-Wielding Bishops 30
LT4213 Roman Satire 30
LT4214 Latin Philosophical Writing 30
LT4215 Senecan Tragedy 30
LT4216 The Art of Translation: Ovid in English 30
LT4217 Latin Oratory 30
LT4218 Women in Myth 30
LT4219 Roman Biography 30
LT4220 Latin Lyric 30
LT4221 The Tools of the Classicist 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
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: AA4000 - AA4989, AN4000 - AN4989, CL4000 - CL4989 (exc CL4794-CL4795), GK4000 - GK4989, LT4000 - LT4989 ) OR
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
CL4406 Herodotus 30
CL4419 Magic in Greco-Roman Literature and Life 30
CL4420 Fame, Tradition and Narrative: Homer's lliad 30
CL4421 The Ancient and Modern Novel 30
CL4433 Religions of the Greeks 30
CL4435 Greek Theatre 30
CL4437 Modern Classics: Classics in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 30
CL4438 Animals in Greco-Roman Antiquity 30
CL4444 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4445 Women in Ancient Societies 30
CL4449 After Virgil: The Aeneid and its Reception 30
CL4452 Knowledge and the World in Hellenistic Philosophy 30
CL4455 Roman Praise 30
CL4456 Pompeii 30
CL4458 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4461 Senecan Tragedy and its Reception 30
CL4462 Leaders and Leadership in the Ancient World 30
CL4500 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4502 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4602 From Classical Temple to Christian Basilica 30
CL4604 Greek Sculpture 30
GK4100 Greek Prose Composition 30
GK4102 Greek Tragedy 30
GK4105 Greek Rhetoric and Its Representation 30
GK4108 Helen of Troy and the Femme Fatale in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature 30
GK4109 Greek Literature in the Roman Empire 30
GK4110 Imagining the Symposium 30
GK4113 Greeks and Barbarians 30
GK4114 Hesiod and the near East 30
GK4115 Epiphanic Gods: Text and Context in the Homeric Hymns 30
GK4116 Greeks on Education 30
GK4117 Lies, History and Ideology 30
GK4118 Greeks and Romans: Greek Literature and Identity to the Age of Augustus 30
GK4121 Violence in Early Greek Poetry 30
GK4122 Wealth, Virtue and Happiness from Homer to Aristotle 30
GK4123 Narrating War in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Herodotus, Thucydides, Polybius 30
GK4124 The History of Ancient Greek from Homer to the New Testament 30
LT4201 Roman Epic 30
LT4203 Latin Prose Composition 30
LT4207 Roman Comedy 30
LT4208 Late Latin 30
LT4209 Latin Historical Writing 30
LT4210 Latin Didactic Poetry 30
LT4211 Latin Letters 30
LT4212 Virgin Martyrs and Axe-Wielding Bishops 30
LT4213 Roman Satire 30
LT4214 Latin Philosophical Writing 30
LT4215 Senecan Tragedy 30
LT4216 The Art of Translation: Ovid in English 30
LT4217 Latin Oratory 30
LT4218 Women in Myth 30
LT4219 Roman Biography 30
LT4220 Latin Lyric 30
LT4221 The Tools of the Classicist 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
View list 60 credits from Module List: LT3017 - LT3018
LT3017 Latin for Honours Classics 1 30
LT3018 Latin for Honours Classics 2 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 Latin (Joint Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:

Pathway A
90 credits - LT4000-LT4989,(LT4999 or CL4794 - in Fourth Year only).
Further credits: AA4000 - AA4989, AN4000 - AN4989, CL4000 - CL4989, GK4000 - GK4989, LT4000 - LT4989, (ID4002 and CL4990 - in Fourth Year only).

OR

Pathway B
Third Year - 60 credits - LT3017 and LT3018
Fourth Year - 60 credits - LT4000 - LT4989, (LT4999 or CL4794) or (ID4002 and CL4990) - in Fourth Year only).

In total, 240 credits must be achieved at 3000 and 4000 level, including at least 90 credits and 4000 level.

Arabic Joint 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
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

Across Third and Fourth years at least 15 credits must be taken from (AR3420-AR3459, AR4420-AR4459) and at least 15 credits from (AR3460-AR3499, AR4460-AR4499).

Subject to the approval of any other school involved, one year or one semester may be spent in Study Abroad on a recognised Exchange scheme.

AR4999 and ML4794 cannot be taken together.

A total of between 90 and 150 credits must be taken in Arabic across Third and Fourth Years
MA Latin (Joint Honours): Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
( View list Between 0 and 90 credits from Module List: LT4000 - LT4989, (LT4999 or CL4794) AND
LT4201 Roman Epic 30
LT4203 Latin Prose Composition 30
LT4207 Roman Comedy 30
LT4208 Late Latin 30
LT4209 Latin Historical Writing 30
LT4210 Latin Didactic Poetry 30
LT4211 Latin Letters 30
LT4212 Virgin Martyrs and Axe-Wielding Bishops 30
LT4213 Roman Satire 30
LT4214 Latin Philosophical Writing 30
LT4215 Senecan Tragedy 30
LT4216 The Art of Translation: Ovid in English 30
LT4217 Latin Oratory 30
LT4218 Women in Myth 30
LT4219 Roman Biography 30
LT4220 Latin Lyric 30
LT4221 The Tools of the Classicist 30
LT4999 Latin Dissertation 30
CL4794 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
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: (ID4002 + CL4990), AA4000-AA4989,AN4000-AN4989,CL4000-CL4989(exc CL4794-CL4795),GK4000-GK4989,LT4000-LT4989 ) OR
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
CL4990 Special Topic in Classical Studies 15
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
CL4406 Herodotus 30
CL4419 Magic in Greco-Roman Literature and Life 30
CL4420 Fame, Tradition and Narrative: Homer's lliad 30
CL4421 The Ancient and Modern Novel 30
CL4433 Religions of the Greeks 30
CL4435 Greek Theatre 30
CL4437 Modern Classics: Classics in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 30
CL4438 Animals in Greco-Roman Antiquity 30
CL4444 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4445 Women in Ancient Societies 30
CL4449 After Virgil: The Aeneid and its Reception 30
CL4452 Knowledge and the World in Hellenistic Philosophy 30
CL4455 Roman Praise 30
CL4456 Pompeii 30
CL4458 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4461 Senecan Tragedy and its Reception 30
CL4462 Leaders and Leadership in the Ancient World 30
CL4500 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4502 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4602 From Classical Temple to Christian Basilica 30
CL4604 Greek Sculpture 30
GK4100 Greek Prose Composition 30
GK4102 Greek Tragedy 30
GK4105 Greek Rhetoric and Its Representation 30
GK4108 Helen of Troy and the Femme Fatale in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature 30
GK4109 Greek Literature in the Roman Empire 30
GK4110 Imagining the Symposium 30
GK4113 Greeks and Barbarians 30
GK4114 Hesiod and the near East 30
GK4115 Epiphanic Gods: Text and Context in the Homeric Hymns 30
GK4116 Greeks on Education 30
GK4117 Lies, History and Ideology 30
GK4118 Greeks and Romans: Greek Literature and Identity to the Age of Augustus 30
GK4121 Violence in Early Greek Poetry 30
GK4122 Wealth, Virtue and Happiness from Homer to Aristotle 30
GK4123 Narrating War in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Herodotus, Thucydides, Polybius 30
GK4124 The History of Ancient Greek from Homer to the New Testament 30
LT4201 Roman Epic 30
LT4203 Latin Prose Composition 30
LT4207 Roman Comedy 30
LT4208 Late Latin 30
LT4209 Latin Historical Writing 30
LT4210 Latin Didactic Poetry 30
LT4211 Latin Letters 30
LT4212 Virgin Martyrs and Axe-Wielding Bishops 30
LT4213 Roman Satire 30
LT4214 Latin Philosophical Writing 30
LT4215 Senecan Tragedy 30
LT4216 The Art of Translation: Ovid in English 30
LT4217 Latin Oratory 30
LT4218 Women in Myth 30
LT4219 Roman Biography 30
LT4220 Latin Lyric 30
LT4221 The Tools of the Classicist 30
LT4999 Latin Dissertation 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
View list 60 credits from Module List: LT4000 - LT4989, (LT4999 or CL4794), (ID4002 and CL4990)
LT4999 Latin Dissertation 30
CL4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
CL4990 Special Topic in Classical Studies 15
LT4201 Roman Epic 30
LT4203 Latin Prose Composition 30
LT4207 Roman Comedy 30
LT4208 Late Latin 30
LT4209 Latin Historical Writing 30
LT4210 Latin Didactic Poetry 30
LT4211 Latin Letters 30
LT4212 Virgin Martyrs and Axe-Wielding Bishops 30
LT4213 Roman Satire 30
LT4214 Latin Philosophical Writing 30
LT4215 Senecan Tragedy 30
LT4216 The Art of Translation: Ovid in English 30
LT4217 Latin Oratory 30
LT4218 Women in Myth 30
LT4219 Roman Biography 30
LT4220 Latin Lyric 30
LT4221 The Tools of the Classicist 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 Latin (Joint Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:

Pathway A
90 credits - LT4000-LT4989,(LT4999 or CL4794 - in Fourth Year only).
Further credits: AA4000 - AA4989, AN4000 - AN4989, CL4000 - CL4989, GK4000 - GK4989, LT4000 - LT4989, (ID4002 and CL4990 - in Fourth Year only).

OR

Pathway B
Third Year - 60 credits - LT3017 and LT3018
Fourth Year - 60 credits - LT4000 - LT4989, (LT4999 or CL4794) or (ID4002 and CL4990) - in Fourth Year only).

In total, 240 credits must be achieved at 3000 and 4000 level, including at least 90 credits and 4000 level.

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 ).