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SP30MH: SPANISH-ENGLISH TRANSLATION DISTANCE COURSE FOR MODE B/EUROPEAN STUDIES (2017-2018)

Last modified: 11 Jul 2018 10:29


Course Overview

The texts for this course are interesting and varied and will appeal in particular to students with an interest in accurate translation from Spanish to English. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Jayne Thurlow

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • MA European Studies (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will translate from Spanish into English a range of challenging prose passages.

Further Information & Notes

The course is offered in the first half session for Mode B Hispanic Studies and European Studies students who are on Residence Abroad in a Hispanic country in the first half session only.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: In-course assessment; 6 translations equally weighted (100%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment provided on each translation submitted during the course.

Feedback

Feedback will be given by email on all translations. Additional informal feedback may be given in office hours on return to Aberdeen.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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