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Master of Arts (Honours) Ancient History and Spanish (With Integrated Year Abroad)


MA Ancient History (Joint Honours) with Year Abroad: First year
Code Module name Credits
AN1001 Greek History to Alexander the Great 20 AND
AN1002 Roman History from Foundation to Empire 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Spanish joint with Year Abroad: 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 ) AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


MA Ancient History (Joint Honours) with Year Abroad: 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
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

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 *
Spanish joint with Year Abroad: 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 AND
SP2006 Spanish Language and Critical Approaches to Cinema 20 ) OR
(( 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 )) AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

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


Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades 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 )

MA Honours with Integrated Year Abroad

The general requirements are 540 credits over a period of normally five years (and not more than six years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final three years are an approved Honours programme of 300 credits, of which 60 credits are gained during the integrated year abroad, 90 credits are at 4000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 levels.


Spanish Joint Honours: Year Abroad
Code Module name Credits
SP3101 Spanish Integrated Year Abroad 60

Further requirements

select 60 credits in acadeimc year


MA Ancient History (Joint Honours) with Year Abroad: Third year
Code Module name Credits
AN3034 Approaches to Ancient History 30 AND
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: AN4000 - AN4989 AND
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
View list Between 0 and 90 credits from Module List: AA4000-AA4989, AN4000-AN4989, CL4000-CL4989 (excluding CL4794-CL4795) AND
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
CL4406 Herodotus 30
CL4419 Magic in Greco-Roman Literature and Life 30
CL4420 Fame, Tradition and Narrative: Homer's lliad 30
CL4421 The Ancient and Modern Novel 30
CL4433 Religions of the Greeks 30
CL4435 Greek Theatre 30
CL4437 Modern Classics: Classics in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 30
CL4438 Animals in Greco-Roman Antiquity 30
CL4444 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4445 Women in Ancient Societies 30
CL4449 After Virgil: The Aeneid and its Reception 30
CL4452 Knowledge and the World in Hellenistic Philosophy 30
CL4455 Roman Praise 30
CL4456 Pompeii 30
CL4458 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4461 Senecan Tragedy and its Reception 30
CL4462 Leaders and Leadership in the Ancient World 30
CL4500 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4502 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4602 From Classical Temple to Christian Basilica 30
CL4604 Greek Sculpture 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: ME3236 - ME3238, ME3608, ME3611 - ME3613
ME3236 Soldiers and Saints in Late Roman Gaul 30
ME3237 Legal Cultures in Late Antiquity 30
ME3238 Holy Lives in Late Antiquity 30
ME3608 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3611 The Eastern Roman Empire in the Reign of Justinian 527 - 565 30
ME3612 Cataclysm and Consolidation: the Reconfiguration of the Middle East in the Seventh Century 30
ME3613 The Formation of Islamic Iran: From the Arab Conquests to the Seljuq Empire (600 - 1200) 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 (Joint Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
30 credits - AN3034 (Third Year only).
30 credits - AN4000 - AN4989.
At least 30 further credits - AA4000-AA4989, AN4000-AN4989, CL4000-CL4989, (maximum one of ME3236, ME3237, ME3238, ME3608, ME3611, ME3612, ME3613) and [CL4999 or CL4794, (ID4002 and CL4990) - fourth year only].
Spanish joint with Year Abroad: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
SP3001 Spanish Language 1 15
SP3002 Spanish Language 2 15
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 Ancient History (Joint Honours) with Year Abroad: 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 30 credits from Module List: AN4000 - AN4989 AND
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
View list Between 0 and 90 credits from Module List: AA4000-AA4989, AN4000-AN4989, CL4000-CL4989 (excluding CL4794-CL4795) AND
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
CL4406 Herodotus 30
CL4419 Magic in Greco-Roman Literature and Life 30
CL4420 Fame, Tradition and Narrative: Homer's lliad 30
CL4421 The Ancient and Modern Novel 30
CL4433 Religions of the Greeks 30
CL4435 Greek Theatre 30
CL4437 Modern Classics: Classics in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 30
CL4438 Animals in Greco-Roman Antiquity 30
CL4444 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4445 Women in Ancient Societies 30
CL4449 After Virgil: The Aeneid and its Reception 30
CL4452 Knowledge and the World in Hellenistic Philosophy 30
CL4455 Roman Praise 30
CL4456 Pompeii 30
CL4458 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4461 Senecan Tragedy and its Reception 30
CL4462 Leaders and Leadership in the Ancient World 30
CL4500 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4502 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4602 From Classical Temple to Christian Basilica 30
CL4604 Greek Sculpture 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: ME3236 - ME3238, ME3608, ME3611 - ME3613
ME3236 Soldiers and Saints in Late Roman Gaul 30
ME3237 Legal Cultures in Late Antiquity 30
ME3238 Holy Lives in Late Antiquity 30
ME3608 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3611 The Eastern Roman Empire in the Reign of Justinian 527 - 565 30
ME3612 Cataclysm and Consolidation: the Reconfiguration of the Middle East in the Seventh Century 30
ME3613 The Formation of Islamic Iran: From the Arab Conquests to the Seljuq Empire (600 - 1200) 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 (Joint Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
30 credits - AN3034 (Third Year only).
30 credits - AN4000 - AN4989.
At least 30 further credits - AA4000-AA4989, AN4000-AN4989, CL4000-CL4989, (maximum one of ME3236, ME3237, ME3238, ME3608, ME3611, ME3612, ME3613) and [CL4999 or CL4794, (ID4002 and CL4990) - fourth year only]

Only one of CL4999 and CL4794 can be taken
Spanish joint with Year Abroad: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
SP4003 Spanish Language 3 15 AND
SP4004 Spanish Language 4: Communication Skills 15 AND
View list 30 credits from Module List: SP3000 - SP4299
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
SP4102 Semester with Study Abroad in Spain 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
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 ).