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SP30YB: KEY TOPICS IN SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE 1A (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course involves study of selected key topics, debates and texts relevant to advanced study of  Spanish and Latin American culture. The course may have different thematic emphases from year to year, and may include study of literary texts, visual culture, essays, testimonials, and histories.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Trevor Stack

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

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Either Spanish And Latin American Studies (SP) (Studied) or MA European Studies
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course involves study of selected key topics, debates and texts relevant to advanced study of  Spanish and Latin American culture. The course may have different thematic emphases from year to year, and may include study of literary texts, visual culture, essays, testimonials, and histories.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 30 August 2024 for 1st half-session courses and 20 December 2024 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt:

2000 word essay (70%)

Presentation (15%)

Seminar Assessment Mark (15%)

Resit: One 2,000 word essay (100%).

Formative Assessment

The first written assignment has a formative as well as a summative role.

Feedback

The above assignments receive CAS marks, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria, and written or verbal feedback in the form of tutors' comments is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance and class participation is offered in tutorials. Tutors have office hours at which further feedback may be sought.

Course Learning Outcomes

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