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Master of Arts (Honours) Modern Languages (French and Italian) 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

French Triple Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
FR1001 French Language and Literature 1 20 AND
FR1002 French Language and Literature 2 20

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Italian Triple Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
(( IT1001 Introduction to Italian Language 20 AND
IT1002 Italian Language (Elementary) 20 ) OR
( IT1003 Italian Language Intermediate 1 10 AND
IT1004 Italian Language Intermediate 2 10 AND
View list 20 credits from Module List: IT1005 - IT1099 ))
IT1005 Contemporary Italian Short Stories 10
IT1006 Italian Renaissance Books of Manners 10
IT1007 Poverty and Politics in Fascist Italy 10
IT1008 The Italian Short Story from the Thirteenth to the Twentieth Century 10
IT1012 The Culture of Unified Italy 10
IT1013 Italian Geographies 10
IT1014 Italian Histories 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


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 *
French Triple Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ View list 20 credits from Module List: FR2201 - FR2202 AND
FR2201 Second Level French Language (1) 10
FR2202 Second Level French Language (2) 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
^ View list 20 credits from Module List: FR2000 - FR2999 (excluding FR2201 and FR2202)
FR2203 French Civilisation: from the Middle Ages to the Age of Enlightenment 10
FR2204 French Civilisation: from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century 10
FR2205 French Literature: from the Middle Ages to the Age of Enlightenment 10
FR2206 French Literature: from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century 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

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^
Italian Triple Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ IT2001 Second Level Italian 20 AND
^ IT2002 Second Level Italian (Advanced) 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)
French Triple Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
FR3001 French Language 1 15 AND
FR3002 French Language 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: FR3010 - FR3099; FR4011 - FR4197, ML3201
FR3021 An Introduction to the French Classical Period 15
FR3025 From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: Nineteenth-Century French Theatre 15
FR3028 Plays, Players and Playwrights 1 15
FR3030 'Tartuffe' in Context, in Performance and in Translation 15
FR3059 From One War to Another: French Politics, Culture and Society 1914 - 1945 (1) 15
FR3063 De Gaulle and Since: Topics in the Politics, Culture and Society of the Fifth Republic (1) 15
FR3076 Writing the Nineteenth Century 1: French Literature, History and Politics 1848 - 1871 15
FR3077 Contemporary French Fiction 15
FR3078 Writing the Self in Twentieth- and Twenty-first Century French literature 15
FR3079 From Text to Screen: Novels and their Film Adaptations 15
FR3080 Intellectuals in Modern France 15
FR3081 The Court of Louis XIV 15
FR4078 Music in Nineteenth-Century French Poetry 15
FR4103 Translation Methodology 1 15
FR4104 Translation Methodology 2 15
FR4105 Communication Skills in French 1 15
FR4106 Communication Skills in French 2 15
FR4110 Translating French Opera 15
FR4111 Discovering the Renaissance: Imitation, Interpretation and Imagination 15
FR4115 Representations of the Renaissance: Sixteenth-century France in Historical Novels and Films 15
FR4116 Mediaeval Marvels: The Exotic, the East and the Other in Mediaeval French Literature 15
FR4123 Libertine Literature and Libertinage in Eighteenth-Century France 15
FR4125 The French Age of Enlightenment 15
FR4126 Flaubert's France 15
FR4127 Nineteenth-Century French Narratives of the Sea 15
FR4128 A semester with Casanova: myths and afterlives of Histoire de ma vie 15
FR4129 Plays, Players and Playwrights: The Theatre in France 1620 - 1715 15
FR4149 Aspects of Gender in Seventeenth-Century Theatre 15
FR4150 Creative Writing in French 15
FR4160 From One War to Another: French Politics, Culture and Society 1914 - 1945 (2) 15
FR4161 Antillean Identities 15
FR4164 De Gaulle and Since: Topics in the Politics,Culture and Society of the Fifth Republic (2) 15
FR4169 Painting and Writing: the figure of the artist in recent French Literature 15
FR4175 The 'nouveau roman': Undoing the Novel 15
FR4176 Recent Women's Writing in French: Theory and Practice 15
FR4180 Modern French Thought 15
FR4181 Contemporary French Crime Fiction 15
FR4182 Goods and Ads: Consumerism in Modern France 15
FR4183 African Francophone Fiction 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

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

If unsure please take advice from an Adviser on the number of French credits required/allowed over Third and Fourth Years.
Italian Triple Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
IT3001 Italian Language 1 15 AND
IT3002 Italian Language 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: IT3003 - IT3099, IT4006 - IT4089, ML3201
IT3009 History of the Italian Language 15
IT3012 Fourteenth Century Literature 15
IT3014 The Language and Literature of Renaissance Italy 15
IT3019 Contemporary Italian Narrative and Poetry 15
IT3022 Nineteenth-Century Literature 15
IT3035 Italian Detective Fiction 15
IT3036 Venice 15
IT3037 Contemporary Italian Woman Writers 15
IT3038 Primo Levi 15
IT3039 Emigrant Nation 15
IT4010 Early Italian Lyric Poetry 15
IT4012 Dante Alighieri 15
IT4013 Modern Italy through Cinema 15
IT4014 Female Literary Representations in the Italian Renaissance 15
IT4015 Literary Transvestism in Italian Literature 15
IT4016 Twentieth-Century Italian Canonical and Anti-Canonical Poetry 15
IT4022 Fascist Italy 15
IT4023 Authority and subversion in Renaissance Italy 15
IT4024 Authority and Subversion in Renaissance Italy 15
IT4025 Foreign Bodies: Migration and Contemporary Italian Culture 15
IT4026 Fascism and Film 15
IT4027 Migration and Transculturality in New Italian Narratives 15
IT4028 The Twentieth-century Italian Novel 15
IT4029 Black Italians 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

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take between 60 and 120 credits in Italian over Third and Fourth 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.
French Triple Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
FR4105 Communication Skills in French 1 15 AND
FR4106 Communication Skills in French 2 15 AND
View list Credits TBC from French Fourth Year Optional Modules List A
FR3021 An Introduction to the French Classical Period 15
FR3025 From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: Nineteenth-Century French Theatre 15
FR3028 Plays, Players and Playwrights 1 15
FR3030 'Tartuffe' in Context, in Performance and in Translation 15
FR3059 From One War to Another: French Politics, Culture and Society 1914 - 1945 (1) 15
FR3063 De Gaulle and Since: Topics in the Politics, Culture and Society of the Fifth Republic (1) 15
FR3076 Writing the Nineteenth Century 1: French Literature, History and Politics 1848 - 1871 15
FR3077 Contemporary French Fiction 15
FR3078 Writing the Self in Twentieth- and Twenty-first Century French literature 15
FR3079 From Text to Screen: Novels and their Film Adaptations 15
FR3080 Intellectuals in Modern France 15
FR3081 The Court of Louis XIV 15
FR4078 Music in Nineteenth-Century French Poetry 15
FR4103 Translation Methodology 1 15
FR4104 Translation Methodology 2 15
FR4105 Communication Skills in French 1 15
FR4106 Communication Skills in French 2 15
FR4110 Translating French Opera 15
FR4111 Discovering the Renaissance: Imitation, Interpretation and Imagination 15
FR4115 Representations of the Renaissance: Sixteenth-century France in Historical Novels and Films 15
FR4116 Mediaeval Marvels: The Exotic, the East and the Other in Mediaeval French Literature 15
FR4123 Libertine Literature and Libertinage in Eighteenth-Century France 15
FR4125 The French Age of Enlightenment 15
FR4126 Flaubert's France 15
FR4127 Nineteenth-Century French Narratives of the Sea 15
FR4128 A semester with Casanova: myths and afterlives of Histoire de ma vie 15
FR4129 Plays, Players and Playwrights: The Theatre in France 1620 - 1715 15
FR4149 Aspects of Gender in Seventeenth-Century Theatre 15
FR4150 Creative Writing in French 15
FR4160 From One War to Another: French Politics, Culture and Society 1914 - 1945 (2) 15
FR4161 Antillean Identities 15
FR4164 De Gaulle and Since: Topics in the Politics,Culture and Society of the Fifth Republic (2) 15
FR4169 Painting and Writing: the figure of the artist in recent French Literature 15
FR4175 The 'nouveau roman': Undoing the Novel 15
FR4176 Recent Women's Writing in French: Theory and Practice 15
FR4180 Modern French Thought 15
FR4181 Contemporary French Crime Fiction 15
FR4182 Goods and Ads: Consumerism in Modern France 15
FR4183 African Francophone Fiction 15
FR4198 Dissertation on a French Topic 15
FR4199 Long Dissertation on a French Topic 30
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
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

If unsure please take advice from an Adviser on the number of French credits required/allowed over Third and Fourth Years.
Italian Triple Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
IT4003 Communication Skills 1 15 AND
IT4004 Communication Skills 2 15 AND
View list Credits TBC from Module List: IT3003 - IT3099, IT4005 - IT4089, IT4098, IT4099, ML3201, ML4794
IT3009 History of the Italian Language 15
IT3012 Fourteenth Century Literature 15
IT3014 The Language and Literature of Renaissance Italy 15
IT3019 Contemporary Italian Narrative and Poetry 15
IT3022 Nineteenth-Century Literature 15
IT3035 Italian Detective Fiction 15
IT3036 Venice 15
IT3037 Contemporary Italian Woman Writers 15
IT3038 Primo Levi 15
IT3039 Emigrant Nation 15
IT4005 Translation Methodology 15
IT4010 Early Italian Lyric Poetry 15
IT4012 Dante Alighieri 15
IT4013 Modern Italy through Cinema 15
IT4014 Female Literary Representations in the Italian Renaissance 15
IT4015 Literary Transvestism in Italian Literature 15
IT4016 Twentieth-Century Italian Canonical and Anti-Canonical Poetry 15
IT4022 Fascist Italy 15
IT4023 Authority and subversion in Renaissance Italy 15
IT4024 Authority and Subversion in Renaissance Italy 15
IT4025 Foreign Bodies: Migration and Contemporary Italian Culture 15
IT4026 Fascism and Film 15
IT4027 Migration and Transculturality in New Italian Narratives 15
IT4028 The Twentieth-century Italian Novel 15
IT4029 Black Italians 15
IT4098 Dissertation on an Italian Topic 15
IT4099 Long Dissertation on an Italian 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 must take between 60 and 120 credits in Italian over 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 ).