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Master of Arts (Honours) Modern Languages (German 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

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

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 *
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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 ).