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Master of Arts (Honours) Modern Languages (Russian and Spanish) and English


MA English (Triple Honours): First Year
Code Module name Credits
View list 40 credits from Module List: EN1003 - EN1004, CO1001 - CO1002
EN1003 Culture and Conflict: An Introduction to Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature 20
EN1004 Explorers and Revolutionaries: Literature 1680 - 1830 20
CO1001 The Nineteenth-Century Novel 20
CO1002 Drama in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries 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

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


MA English (Triple Honours): Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ EN2003 Mediaeval and Renaissance Texts 20 AND
^ EN2004 Drama: Reading and Performance 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.


MA English (Triple Honours): Third Year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 90 credits from Module List: EN3000 - EN4999 (excluding EN4398 - EN4399, EN4794 - EN4797)
EN3111 Beowulf 30
EN3112 Chaucer's Canterbury Tales 30
EN3113 Unreformed Scotland: Older Scots Literature to 1560 30
EN3141 Tragedy in the Age of Shakespeare 30
EN3142 Renaissance Literature: Texts and Contexts 30
EN3161 The Development of the Novel to 1840 30
EN3162 Revolution and Romanticism: Literature, History and Society (1789-1805) 30
EN3163 The Younger Romantics: Poetry and Prose (1810 - 1830) 30
EN3164 Self and Society in the Victorian Novel 30
EN3165 'Loose Baggy Monsters': The Rise and Fall of the Victorian Novel 30
EN3166 Victorian Poetry's Voices 30
EN3201 Literary Theory 30
EN3202 Literature and Ecology 30
EN3206 Aspects of Modern Fiction 30
EN3207 Twentieth-Century British and Irish Drama 30
EN3208 Scottish Verse 30
EN3209 Scottish Fiction 30
EN3210 Twentieth-Century American Drama 30
EN3211 Culture and Society in Modern Scotland 30
EN3212 Modernist Literature: Making It New? 30
EN3213 Postcolonial Literature and Theory 30
EN3214 The Country and the City in Scottish Literature 30
EN3215 Atomic Cultures: Anglophone Writing and the Global Cold War 30
EN3216 Modern Experimental Poetry 30
EN4311 Old English Poetry 30
EN4312 Authorising English: Society, Gender and Religion in Late Mediaeval English Literature 30
EN4314 Old English Afterlives: Literary Anglo-Saxonism 30
EN4315 Apocalyptic Literature in Early English 30
EN4316 Courtly Literature in Middle English 30
EN4341 Renaissance Sexualities: Rhetoric and the Body 1580 - 1660 30
EN4342 Restoration Drama in Context 30
EN4343 Literature and Law in Early Modern England 30
EN4344 Early English Romance Comedy: Shakespeare and his Contemporaries 30
EN4345 Hard Cases: Literary Complexity from Donne to Pope 30
EN4346 The Early Tudors: Literature and Reformation 30
EN4347 Milton 30
EN4348 Bodies and Selves in the Renaissance 30
EN4361 The Novels of Jane Austen in Context 30
EN4362 Mind, Body and Soul: Literature in the Enlightenment 30
EN4363 Romantic Writing and Women 30
EN4364 The Art of Victorian Poetry 30
EN4365 Literature and Childhood in the Eighteenth Century 30
EN4366 Byron's Long Poems and Dramas 30
EN4367 Romantic Gothic 30
EN4368 Read all about it! Victorian Literature and the Press 30
EN4369 Victorian Literature and Science 30
EN4403 Mediaevalism 30
EN4404 Shakespeare and Film 30
EN4405 Contemporary Poetry in Great Britain and Ireland 30
EN4406 Contemporary British Fiction 30
EN4407 Twentieth-Century Crime Fiction: Gender and Genre 30
EN4408 Science Fiction 30
EN4409 Modern American Drama 30
EN4413 Reading the 1940s 30
EN4414 Thomas Hardy 30
EN4415 T.S. Eliot 30
EN4416 Virginia Woolf 30
EN4417 Writing Poetry and Prose 30
EN4418 American Poetry since 1950 30
EN4419 American Fiction: Self and Nation (1865 - 1939) 30
EN4420 Creative Writing 2 30
EN4421 J R R Tolkien 30
EN4422 Poetic Language 30
EN4423 Material Culture in Victorian and Modernist Fiction 30
EN4424 Nationalists and Nomads: Contemporary World Literature 30
EN4425 Celtic Modernisms 30
EN4426 Civil Wars on Page and Screen 30
EN4427 The Shape of the Poem 30
EN4428 Imagining Ireland: Forging the Nation 30
EN4430 Making Performance 30
EN4500 Playwriting 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 English (Triple Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
90 credits in 3 of: EN3000 - EN4999, (EN4398 and ID4002 - in Fourth Year only);
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


MA English (Triple Honours): Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 90 credits from Module List: EN3000 - EN4999 (excluding EN4398) AND
EN3111 Beowulf 30
EN3112 Chaucer's Canterbury Tales 30
EN3113 Unreformed Scotland: Older Scots Literature to 1560 30
EN3141 Tragedy in the Age of Shakespeare 30
EN3142 Renaissance Literature: Texts and Contexts 30
EN3161 The Development of the Novel to 1840 30
EN3162 Revolution and Romanticism: Literature, History and Society (1789-1805) 30
EN3163 The Younger Romantics: Poetry and Prose (1810 - 1830) 30
EN3164 Self and Society in the Victorian Novel 30
EN3165 'Loose Baggy Monsters': The Rise and Fall of the Victorian Novel 30
EN3166 Victorian Poetry's Voices 30
EN3201 Literary Theory 30
EN3202 Literature and Ecology 30
EN3206 Aspects of Modern Fiction 30
EN3207 Twentieth-Century British and Irish Drama 30
EN3208 Scottish Verse 30
EN3209 Scottish Fiction 30
EN3210 Twentieth-Century American Drama 30
EN3211 Culture and Society in Modern Scotland 30
EN3212 Modernist Literature: Making It New? 30
EN3213 Postcolonial Literature and Theory 30
EN3214 The Country and the City in Scottish Literature 30
EN3215 Atomic Cultures: Anglophone Writing and the Global Cold War 30
EN3216 Modern Experimental Poetry 30
EN3904 Crime and Passion in Popular Culture 1: To 1900 30
EN3905 Crime and Passion in Popular Culture 2: Since 1900 30
EN4311 Old English Poetry 30
EN4312 Authorising English: Society, Gender and Religion in Late Mediaeval English Literature 30
EN4314 Old English Afterlives: Literary Anglo-Saxonism 30
EN4315 Apocalyptic Literature in Early English 30
EN4316 Courtly Literature in Middle English 30
EN4341 Renaissance Sexualities: Rhetoric and the Body 1580 - 1660 30
EN4342 Restoration Drama in Context 30
EN4343 Literature and Law in Early Modern England 30
EN4344 Early English Romance Comedy: Shakespeare and his Contemporaries 30
EN4345 Hard Cases: Literary Complexity from Donne to Pope 30
EN4346 The Early Tudors: Literature and Reformation 30
EN4347 Milton 30
EN4348 Bodies and Selves in the Renaissance 30
EN4361 The Novels of Jane Austen in Context 30
EN4362 Mind, Body and Soul: Literature in the Enlightenment 30
EN4363 Romantic Writing and Women 30
EN4364 The Art of Victorian Poetry 30
EN4365 Literature and Childhood in the Eighteenth Century 30
EN4366 Byron's Long Poems and Dramas 30
EN4367 Romantic Gothic 30
EN4368 Read all about it! Victorian Literature and the Press 30
EN4369 Victorian Literature and Science 30
EN4399 Dissertation in English 30
EN4403 Mediaevalism 30
EN4404 Shakespeare and Film 30
EN4405 Contemporary Poetry in Great Britain and Ireland 30
EN4406 Contemporary British Fiction 30
EN4407 Twentieth-Century Crime Fiction: Gender and Genre 30
EN4408 Science Fiction 30
EN4409 Modern American Drama 30
EN4413 Reading the 1940s 30
EN4414 Thomas Hardy 30
EN4415 T.S. Eliot 30
EN4416 Virginia Woolf 30
EN4417 Writing Poetry and Prose 30
EN4418 American Poetry since 1950 30
EN4419 American Fiction: Self and Nation (1865 - 1939) 30
EN4420 Creative Writing 2 30
EN4421 J R R Tolkien 30
EN4422 Poetic Language 30
EN4423 Material Culture in Victorian and Modernist Fiction 30
EN4424 Nationalists and Nomads: Contemporary World Literature 30
EN4425 Celtic Modernisms 30
EN4426 Civil Wars on Page and Screen 30
EN4427 The Shape of the Poem 30
EN4428 Imagining Ireland: Forging the Nation 30
EN4430 Making Performance 30
EN4500 Playwriting 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: EN4398, ID4002
EN4398 Special Topic in English 15
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 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 English (Triple Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
90 credits in 3 of: EN3000 - EN4999, (EN4398 and ID4002 - in Fourth Year only);
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 ).