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Master of Arts (Honours) Comparative Literature, German and Russian


Comparative Literature Triple Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
CO1001 The Nineteenth-Century Novel 20 AND
CO1002 Drama in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries 20

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA German Triple Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
(( GM1001 First Level German A 1 20 AND
GM1002 First Level German A 2 20 ) OR
( GM1003 First Level German B 1 20 AND
GM1004 First Level German B 2 20 ))

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Russian Triple Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
(( RU1001 Elementary Russian Language 1 20 AND
RU1002 Elementary Russian Language 2 20 ) OR
( RU1005 Advanced Elementary Russian Language and Literature 1 20 AND
RU1006 Advanced Elementary Russian Language and Literature 2 20 ))

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


Comparative Literature Triple Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ CO2001 Good and Evil 20 AND
^ CO2002 Journeys 20

Further requirements

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

OR with the approval of the UG Comparative Literature Programme Director, a pass in one of CO2001 or CO2002 and 20 credits in a cognate subject.

If credits are taken in a cognate subject an average of grade 11 or better across these and the CL modules must be achieved to guarantee honours entry

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^
MA German Triple Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
(( GM2003 Second Level German Language A 1 10 AND
GM2004 Second Level German Language A 2 10 ) OR
( GM2007 Second Level German Language B 1 10 AND
GM2008 Second Level German Language B 2 10 )) AND
View list At least 20 credits from Module List: GM2011 - GM2014
GM2011 Modern German Literature and Culture 1 10
GM2012 Modern German Literature and Culture 2 10
GM2013 Mediaeval German Language and Literature 10
GM2014 German linguistics 10
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

Students must take at least 40 credits in German.
Russian Triple Element: Second Year WIYA
Code Module name Credits
( RU2201 Intermediate Russian Language 1 20 AND
RU2202 Intermediate Russian Language 2 20 ) OR
( RU2203 Advanced Intermediate Russian Language 1 20 AND
RU2204 Advanced Intermediate Russian Language 2 20 )

Further requirements

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


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.


Comparative Literature Triple Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
View list 30 credits from Module Grouping: CO3000 - CO3019 AND
CO3001 Issues in Comparative Literature 15
CO3002 Found in Translation 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 30 credits from Module Grouping: CO3020 - CO3049, CO4002 - CO4049
CO3020 Cultural Memory and Literature 15
CO3021 Crossing the Mediterranean 15
CO4002 The Literary Canon 15
CO4003 Issues in Cultural Studies 15
CO4020 Literature and the Bible 15
CO4021 Autobiography and the Visual Arts 15
CO4022 Illness and Literature 15
CO4024 Performing Early-Modern Sexualities 15
CO4026 Classicism in European Literature 15
CO4027 Folk and Fairy Tales 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

MA German Triple Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
GM3005 German Language 1 15 AND
GM3006 German Language 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: GM3010 - GM3099, GM4000 - GM4095
GM3038 Understanding Modernism: Franz Kafka 15
GM3047 The Literature of Friedrich Nietzsche 15
GM3051 The German Novel After 1945 15
GM3070 Heroism in Modern German Literature 15
GM3071 Recent German Literature 15
GM3072 Gender and Sexuality in Pre-modern German Writing 15
GM3073 The Mediaeval Short Story 15
GM3074 Germany Identity and the 'Jewish Question' 15
GM3075 Thomas Mann - Doktor Faustus 15
GM3080 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions in Modern German 15
GM3081 Words and their Functions in Modern German 15
GM3082 Cultural Critique in Austrian Writing of the Twentieth Century 15
GM3083 Hartmann von Aue: Knights, Lovers, Sinners, Saints 15
GM3084 Future Shocks: Science and Technology in German Literature 15
GM3085 Mediaeval Encounters with the Orient: Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm 15
GM3087 Bertolt Brecht: The Drama of Revolt 15
GM3088 Travel Writing in German since 1990 15
GM3089 The German Gothic (1800 - 2000) 15
GM3091 The Nazi Past in German Cultural Memory 15
GM4007 Translation Methodology (German / English) 15
GM4046 Mediaeval Things 15
GM4047 German Cinema 15
GM4048 Art and the Artist in Modern German Culture 15
GM4049 Language and Ideology in the GDR and West Germany from 1949 - 1989 15
GM4069 German History 1949 to the Present 15
GM4070 Writing Nature: German Environmental Thought (1800 - 2000) 15
GM4071 Shakespeare: the German Catalyst 15
GM4072 German Classicism 15
GM4073 Women in German Letters 15
GM4074 Mediaeval Film 15
GM4075 Berlin: Modernity and the Metropolis 15
GM4079 Dealing with the Past 15
GM4082 German Journalists 1848-1980 15
GM4084 Germany's Monsters 15
GM4086 Reason and Revolt: German Culture in the Enlightenment 15
GM4088 Prose Representations of Modern Berlin 15
GM4089 Mermaids, Devils, Fortunes: How the German Novel Began 15
GM4090 Contemporary Turkish-German Text and Film 15
GM4091 Generation, Genealogy and the Quest for Tradition: Contemporary German Family Narratives 15
GM4092 East German Cinema 15
GM4093 Heimat Discourse in Contemporary German Literature 15
GM4094 The German Long Story (1880 - 1941) 15
GM4095 Rethinking German Realism 1845 - 1898 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

Students whose degree has a non Modern Language component should ensure that between 60 and 90 credits are taken in German over Third and Fourth Year.
Russian Triple Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
(( RU3001 Advanced Russian Language 1, Part 1 15 AND
RU3002 Advanced Russian Language 1, Part 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: RU3021 - RU4195, ML3201 ) OR
RU3021 Russian Poetry of the Golden Age 15
RU3022 The Nineteenth-Century Russian Novel 15
RU3024 A Special Russian Author of the Nineteenth Century 15
RU3025 Russian Fiction 1880 - 1917 15
RU3026 Russian Modernist Fiction 1900 - 1940 15
RU3027 Soviet Fiction 1917 - 1940 15
RU3030 A Special Russian Author of the Twentieth Century 15
RU3031 Russian 'Village Prose': 1953 - 1980 15
RU3041 Early Nineteenth-Century Russian Intellectual History 15
RU3042 Late Nineteenth-Century Russian Intellectual History 15
RU3043 Theatre and Performance in Twentieth-Century Russia 15
RU3044 Russia's Literary Easts 15
RU3045 Russian ?migrÚ Writing 15
RU3046 Soviet Culture Under Stalin 15
RU3103 Summer Residential Project in Russia 15
RU3110 Advanced Russian Translation 2 15
RU4101 Advanced Russian Language 2 15
RU4102 Advanced Russian Oral Skills 0
RU4104 Russian Communication Skills 15
RU4106 Advanced Russian for Business 15
RU4120 Directed Readings in Central and East European Languages 2 15
RU4128 Soviet Literature 1940 - 1991 15
RU4130 Issues in Russian Cultural Memory 15
RU4131 Russian 'Village Prose': 1953 - 1980 15
RU4132 Contemporary Russian Literature 15
RU4133 Russian Children's Literature (1900 - 2015) 15
RU4140 The Russian Silver Age: Art and Time 15
RU4142 The Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature 15
RU4143 Gender in Russian Literature and Culture 15
RU4144 Russian Crime Fiction 15
RU4150 History of Russian Cinema 15
RU4151 The City in Soviet and Russian Cinema 15
RU4152 Vladimir Nabokov 15
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
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
( RU3001 Advanced Russian Language 1, Part 1 15 AND
RU3102 Semester of Study in Russia 60 ))

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students whose degree is all modern-language must take between 60 and 120 credits in Russian across Third and Fourth Year.
Students whose degree has a non-modern language component must take between 60 and 90 credits in Russian across Third and Fourth Year.

Comparative Literature Triple Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: CO3020 - CO3049, CO4002 - CO4049, CO4098 - CO4099, ML4794
CO3020 Cultural Memory and Literature 15
CO3021 Crossing the Mediterranean 15
CO4002 The Literary Canon 15
CO4003 Issues in Cultural Studies 15
CO4020 Literature and the Bible 15
CO4021 Autobiography and the Visual Arts 15
CO4022 Illness and Literature 15
CO4024 Performing Early-Modern Sexualities 15
CO4026 Classicism in European Literature 15
CO4027 Folk and Fairy Tales 15
CO4098 Short Dissertation in Comparative Literature 15
CO4099 Long Dissertation in Comparative Literature 30
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 German Triple Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
GM4105 German Language 3 15 AND
GM4106 German Language 4 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: GM3010 - GM3099, GM3103, GM4000 - GM4099, ML4794
GM3038 Understanding Modernism: Franz Kafka 15
GM3047 The Literature of Friedrich Nietzsche 15
GM3051 The German Novel After 1945 15
GM3070 Heroism in Modern German Literature 15
GM3071 Recent German Literature 15
GM3072 Gender and Sexuality in Pre-modern German Writing 15
GM3073 The Mediaeval Short Story 15
GM3074 Germany Identity and the 'Jewish Question' 15
GM3075 Thomas Mann - Doktor Faustus 15
GM3080 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions in Modern German 15
GM3081 Words and their Functions in Modern German 15
GM3082 Cultural Critique in Austrian Writing of the Twentieth Century 15
GM3083 Hartmann von Aue: Knights, Lovers, Sinners, Saints 15
GM3084 Future Shocks: Science and Technology in German Literature 15
GM3085 Mediaeval Encounters with the Orient: Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm 15
GM3087 Bertolt Brecht: The Drama of Revolt 15
GM3088 Travel Writing in German since 1990 15
GM3089 The German Gothic (1800 - 2000) 15
GM3091 The Nazi Past in German Cultural Memory 15
GM4007 Translation Methodology (German / English) 15
GM4046 Mediaeval Things 15
GM4047 German Cinema 15
GM4048 Art and the Artist in Modern German Culture 15
GM4049 Language and Ideology in the GDR and West Germany from 1949 - 1989 15
GM4069 German History 1949 to the Present 15
GM4070 Writing Nature: German Environmental Thought (1800 - 2000) 15
GM4071 Shakespeare: the German Catalyst 15
GM4072 German Classicism 15
GM4073 Women in German Letters 15
GM4074 Mediaeval Film 15
GM4075 Berlin: Modernity and the Metropolis 15
GM4079 Dealing with the Past 15
GM4082 German Journalists 1848-1980 15
GM4084 Germany's Monsters 15
GM4086 Reason and Revolt: German Culture in the Enlightenment 15
GM4088 Prose Representations of Modern Berlin 15
GM4089 Mermaids, Devils, Fortunes: How the German Novel Began 15
GM4090 Contemporary Turkish-German Text and Film 15
GM4091 Generation, Genealogy and the Quest for Tradition: Contemporary German Family Narratives 15
GM4092 East German Cinema 15
GM4093 Heimat Discourse in Contemporary German Literature 15
GM4094 The German Long Story (1880 - 1941) 15
GM4095 Rethinking German Realism 1845 - 1898 15
GM4096 Love in German Literature since the 1990s 15
GM4098 Dissertation on German Topic 15
GM4099 Long Dissertation on a German Topic 30
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

Students whose degree has a non Modern Language component should ensure that between 60 and 90 credits are taken in German over Third and Fourth Year.
Russian Triple Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
RU4101 Advanced Russian Language 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: RU3021-RU4199, ML3201, ML4794
RU3021 Russian Poetry of the Golden Age 15
RU3022 The Nineteenth-Century Russian Novel 15
RU3024 A Special Russian Author of the Nineteenth Century 15
RU3025 Russian Fiction 1880 - 1917 15
RU3026 Russian Modernist Fiction 1900 - 1940 15
RU3027 Soviet Fiction 1917 - 1940 15
RU3030 A Special Russian Author of the Twentieth Century 15
RU3031 Russian 'Village Prose': 1953 - 1980 15
RU3041 Early Nineteenth-Century Russian Intellectual History 15
RU3042 Late Nineteenth-Century Russian Intellectual History 15
RU3043 Theatre and Performance in Twentieth-Century Russia 15
RU3044 Russia's Literary Easts 15
RU3045 Russian ?migrÚ Writing 15
RU3046 Soviet Culture Under Stalin 15
RU3101 Russian Integrated Year Abroad 60
RU3102 Semester of Study in Russia 60
RU3103 Summer Residential Project in Russia 15
RU3105 Russian Integrated Year Abroad: Semester 1 30
RU3106 Russian Integrated Year Abroad: Semester 2 30
RU3110 Advanced Russian Translation 2 15
RU4020 Directed Readings in Central and East European Languages 1 15
RU4042 The Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature 15
RU4101 Advanced Russian Language 2 15
RU4102 Advanced Russian Oral Skills 0
RU4104 Russian Communication Skills 15
RU4106 Advanced Russian for Business 15
RU4120 Directed Readings in Central and East European Languages 2 15
RU4128 Soviet Literature 1940 - 1991 15
RU4130 Issues in Russian Cultural Memory 15
RU4131 Russian 'Village Prose': 1953 - 1980 15
RU4132 Contemporary Russian Literature 15
RU4133 Russian Children's Literature (1900 - 2015) 15
RU4140 The Russian Silver Age: Art and Time 15
RU4142 The Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature 15
RU4143 Gender in Russian Literature and Culture 15
RU4144 Russian Crime Fiction 15
RU4150 History of Russian Cinema 15
RU4151 The City in Soviet and Russian Cinema 15
RU4152 Vladimir Nabokov 15
RU4153 Voices of the Russian Enlightenment 15
RU4198 Dissertation on a Russian Topic 15
RU4199 Long Dissertation a Russian 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

Students whose degree is all modern-language must take between 60 and 120 credits in Russian across Third and Fourth Year.
Students whose degree has a non-modern language component must take between 60 and 90 credits in Russian across Third and Fourth 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 ).