Skip to content

Breadcrumbs navigation

Master of Arts (Honours) Italian, Russian and Spanish


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

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

Spanish Triple Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
(( SP1001 Spanish Language and Texts 1 20 AND
SP1002 Spanish Language and Texts 2 20 ) OR
( SP1003 Spanish for Beginners 1 20 AND
SP1004 Spanish for Beginners 2 20 ))

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


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 ^
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

Spanish Triple Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
(( SP2001 Spanish Language and Critical Approaches to Texts 1 20 OR
SP2005 Spanish Language and Texts: ex-Beginners 20 ) AND
SP2002 Spanish Language and Critical Approaches to Texts 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.


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.

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.
Spanish Triple Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
SP3001 Spanish Language 1 15 AND
SP3002 Spanish Language 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: SP3000 - SP4299 (except SP4098, SP4099, SP4102), ML3201
SP3006 Literary Translation 15
SP3007 Practical Translation 15
SP3011 History of the Spanish Language 15
SP3101 Spanish Integrated Year Abroad 60
SP3111 Honours Spanish I (Science) 15
SP3112 Honours Spanish 2 (Science) 15
SP3121 Spanish American Literature I (Gauchos and Indians) 15
SP3122 Spanish American Literature 2 15
SP3123 Spanish Cinema (Topic) 15
SP3124 Spanish Cinema (Director) 15
SP3138 Mexico in the Nineteenth Century 15
SP3140 Literature and Politics in Spain 1930 - 1939 15
SP3143 Cinema and Literature in Spain 1920 - 1936 15
SP3145 Post-1975 Writing in Spain 1 15
SP3147 The Art of Subversion in Post-War Spain (1939-1975) 15
SP3148 The Argentine and Chilean Avant-Garde (1920s-1930's) 15
SP3157 Autobiographical Writing in Twentieth-Century Spain 15
SP3158 Representations of the Urban: Twentieth-Century Buenos Aires 15
SP3159 Gender and Violence in Golden Age Literature 15
SP3160 Facing the New: Spanish Literature and Society (1888 - 1918) 15
SP3161 Rebels, Reactionaries, Reformers: Women Writers in Nineteenth-century Spain 15
SP3162 Strange Girls and Domestic Angels: Women's Writing in Spain 15
SP3163 Tales of the Nation 15
SP3198 Spanish Dissertation (Science) 15
SP3221 Language, Conflict and Society 15
SP3222 Language, Love and Loss 15
SP4008 Contemporary Spanish Language 15
SP4012 Linguistic Study of the Spanish Language 15
SP4013 Culture and Conflict: Representing the Spanish Civil War 15
SP4014 Spanish Avant-garde(s) 15
SP4015 Action Heroes and Anti-heroes in Early-Modern Spain 15
SP4016 Contemporary Galician Women Writers 15
SP4113 Honours Spanish 3 (Science) 15
SP4114 Honours Spanish 4 (Science): Communication Skills 15
SP4198 Spanish Dissertation (Science) 15
SP4223 History and Culture in Spanish Texts 15
SP4224 Reality and Illusion 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


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.

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.
Spanish Triple Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
SP4003 Spanish Language 3 15 AND
SP4004 Spanish Language 4: Communication Skills 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: SP3000 - SP4299 (excluding SP4102), ML3201
SP3006 Literary Translation 15
SP3007 Practical Translation 15
SP3011 History of the Spanish Language 15
SP3101 Spanish Integrated Year Abroad 60
SP3111 Honours Spanish I (Science) 15
SP3112 Honours Spanish 2 (Science) 15
SP3121 Spanish American Literature I (Gauchos and Indians) 15
SP3122 Spanish American Literature 2 15
SP3123 Spanish Cinema (Topic) 15
SP3124 Spanish Cinema (Director) 15
SP3138 Mexico in the Nineteenth Century 15
SP3140 Literature and Politics in Spain 1930 - 1939 15
SP3143 Cinema and Literature in Spain 1920 - 1936 15
SP3145 Post-1975 Writing in Spain 1 15
SP3147 The Art of Subversion in Post-War Spain (1939-1975) 15
SP3148 The Argentine and Chilean Avant-Garde (1920s-1930's) 15
SP3157 Autobiographical Writing in Twentieth-Century Spain 15
SP3158 Representations of the Urban: Twentieth-Century Buenos Aires 15
SP3159 Gender and Violence in Golden Age Literature 15
SP3160 Facing the New: Spanish Literature and Society (1888 - 1918) 15
SP3161 Rebels, Reactionaries, Reformers: Women Writers in Nineteenth-century Spain 15
SP3162 Strange Girls and Domestic Angels: Women's Writing in Spain 15
SP3163 Tales of the Nation 15
SP3198 Spanish Dissertation (Science) 15
SP3221 Language, Conflict and Society 15
SP3222 Language, Love and Loss 15
SP4008 Contemporary Spanish Language 15
SP4012 Linguistic Study of the Spanish Language 15
SP4013 Culture and Conflict: Representing the Spanish Civil War 15
SP4014 Spanish Avant-garde(s) 15
SP4015 Action Heroes and Anti-heroes in Early-Modern Spain 15
SP4016 Contemporary Galician Women Writers 15
SP4098 Dissertation on a Spanish Topic 15
SP4099 Long Dissertation on a Spanish Topic 30
SP4113 Honours Spanish 3 (Science) 15
SP4114 Honours Spanish 4 (Science): Communication Skills 15
SP4198 Spanish Dissertation (Science) 15
SP4223 History and Culture in Spanish Texts 15
SP4224 Reality and Illusion 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 ).