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Master of Arts (Honours) German and Middle East Studies (With Integrated Year Abroad)


MA German (Joint) with Year Abroad: 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 )) AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA Middle East Studies (Joint) with Year Abroad: First year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: ME1003, MO1007 - MO1008 AND
ME1003 The Fall of Rome and the Origins of Europe (400-1000) 20
MO1007 The Early Modern Western World (c. 1450 - c. 1770) 20
MO1008 Themes in Late Modern History (c. 1776 - 2001) 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
Between 0 and 80 credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


MA German (Joint) with Year Abroad: 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 AND
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
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

Students are strongly advised to take at least 60 credits in German.
MA Middle East Studies (Joint) with Year Abroad: Second year
Code Module name Credits
* MH2002 Introduction to Middle Eastern History 20 AND
( * HI2001 History as a Discipline: Development and Key Concepts 20 OR
* ME2003 Mediaeval Europe (1000-1400) 20 OR
* MO2008 Scotland, Britain and Empire (c. 1500 - 2000) 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

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required 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 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 or 5000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 or 5000 levels.


German Joint Honours: Year Abroad
Code Module name Credits
GM3101 German Integrated Year Abroad 60

Further requirements

select 60 credits in acadeimc year


MA German (Joint) with Year Abroad: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
GM3005 German Language 1 15 AND
GM3006 German Language 2 15 AND
View list 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

MA Middle East Studies (Joint) with Year Abroad: Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list 60 credits from Module List: Various Groupings of AH, IR, ME and MO Modules
AH3131 A Survey of Islamic Art 30
AH4050 Approaches to Persian Painting and the Arts of the Book 30
IR3300 Conflict in the Middle East 30
IR3301 Politics and State Formation in the Middle East 30
IR3302 Democracy and Revolution in North Africa 30
IR3303 The Arab - Israeli Conflict 30
ME3162 The Mediaeval Castle 30
ME3163 The Imperial City: Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople 30
ME3164 Archaeology of Late Antiquity and the Early Islamic Middle East: Architecture and Representations of Power (C4th-C12th) 30
ME3602 The Crusades viewed from the other side: Muslim perspectives 30
ME3608 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3609 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3610 The Ottoman Empire from Mediaeval Anatolia to S³leyman the Magnificent 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
ME3614 The Eastern Roman World in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3616 Missionaries, Assassins and State-builders: Militant Shiæism in the Mediaeval Muslim World 30
ME3617 The Mamluks And The Mamluk Sultanate 30
MO3080 The Iranian World from the Timurids to the Safavids (1370 - 1722) 30
MO3081 The Ottoman Empire 1300 - 1700 30
MO3280 Persia in the 18th Century - 1722-1834 (Age of the Warlords) 30
MO3381 French Algeria, 1830 - 1962 30
MO3385 Modern Iran since 1834: Reform and Revolution 30
MO3386 Religion and State in Iran from the Rise of the Safavid dynasty until the Constitutional Movement (1501-1911) 30
AH3131 A Survey of Islamic Art 30
AH4050 Approaches to Persian Painting and the Arts of the Book 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

Access to level 3000 and 4000 level IR modules requires permission from the Honours Advisers in Middle East Studies and International Relations. Students will normally be expected to have met the requirements for Honours entry to the School of International Relations.

MA German (Joint) with Year Abroad: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
GM4105 German Language 3 15 AND
GM4106 German Language 4 15 AND
View list 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

MA Middle East Studies (Joint) with Year Abroad: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
( View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: Various Groupings of AH, IR, ME and MO Modules AND
AH3131 A Survey of Islamic Art 30
AH4050 Approaches to Persian Painting and the Arts of the Book 30
IR3300 Conflict in the Middle East 30
IR3301 Politics and State Formation in the Middle East 30
IR3302 Democracy and Revolution in North Africa 30
IR3303 The Arab - Israeli Conflict 30
ME3162 The Mediaeval Castle 30
ME3163 The Imperial City: Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople 30
ME3164 Archaeology of Late Antiquity and the Early Islamic Middle East: Architecture and Representations of Power (C4th-C12th) 30
ME3602 The Crusades viewed from the other side: Muslim perspectives 30
ME3608 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3609 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3610 The Ottoman Empire from Mediaeval Anatolia to S³leyman the Magnificent 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
ME3614 The Eastern Roman World in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3616 Missionaries, Assassins and State-builders: Militant Shiæism in the Mediaeval Muslim World 30
ME3617 The Mamluks And The Mamluk Sultanate 30
MO3080 The Iranian World from the Timurids to the Safavids (1370 - 1722) 30
MO3081 The Ottoman Empire 1300 - 1700 30
MO3280 Persia in the 18th Century - 1722-1834 (Age of the Warlords) 30
MO3381 French Algeria, 1830 - 1962 30
MO3385 Modern Iran since 1834: Reform and Revolution 30
MO3386 Religion and State in Iran from the Rise of the Safavid dynasty until the Constitutional Movement (1501-1911) 30
AH3131 A Survey of Islamic Art 30
AH4050 Approaches to Persian Painting and the Arts of the Book 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 60 credits from Module List: IR4099, IR4600 - IR4650, HI4997 - HI4999, HI4794 AND
IR4099 Honours Dissertation in International Relations 60
IR4600 Ideologies and Social Movements in the Middle East 30
IR4601 Political Order and Violence in the Middle East 30
IR4602 International Relations of the Middle East 30
IR4603 Central Asia in International Politics 30
IR4604 Political Islam and International Relations 30
IR4605 The Arab - Israeli Conflict 30
IR4606 Propaganda, Persuasion and Information War in the Middle East 30
HI4997 Recording the Past 30
HI4998 Honours Project in History 30
HI4999 Honours Dissertation in History 30
HI4794 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
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: ID4002 and HI4101 ) AND
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
HI4101 Communication in History 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 60 credits from Module List: ME4850 - ME4895, MO4850 - MO4895
ME4852 From Leo VI to Basil II: Byzantium in the Tenth Century 60
ME4854 Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople (Istanbul) 60
ME4855 Crusaders, Mongols and Mamluks: West and East in the Mid-Thirteenth Century 60
ME4856 From Byzantium to the Ottoman Empire 60
MO4850 Britain and Iran in the Modern Era 60
MO4852 Experiencing the Past in the Middle East 60
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

Access to HI4999 requires the permission of the Chair of the Degree Committee.

With the permission of the Director of Teaching 30 credits in Fourth Year may be replaced by ID4002 and HI4101.

Access to level 3000 and 4000 level IR modules requires permission from the Honours Advisers in Middle East Studies and International Relations. Students will normally be expected to have met the requirements for Honours entry to the School of International Relations.

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 ).