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Course Overview

This course builds on the previous year's teaching in Latin and introduces the students to medium-grade difficulty Latin texts, such as the Gospels and medieval saints lives. It aims to provide a forum for study of both Latin language and literature. The aim is to consolidate and extend our students grasp of grammar syntax and vocabulary of classical and medieval Latin, with all the chief constructions having been covered by the end of the course. Delivered as a distance learning course but students who are in attendance on campus are more than welcome to take this course.  Download Course Guide

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study Yes
  • Dr Sam Newington

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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

  • One of LT1007 Latin 1 (Passed) or LT1010 Latin 1 (D/L) (Passed) or LT1507 Latin 2 (Passed) or LT1508 Latin 2 (D/L) (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

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Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course will introduce Students to a selection of classical and medieval authors and a variety of Latin texts and will include a study both of grammar and Latin texts. Texts may include selections from the Gospels, selections from Cicero and Julius Caesar, selections from the Church Fathers, papal decretals, legal documents, etc. Texts may include selections form the Gospels, selections from Cicero and Julius Caesar, selections from the Church Fathers, papal decretals, legal documents, etc. By the end of the course the students should be able to master latin of a level of difficulty corresponding to the Gospel of St. John.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed


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Teaching Breakdown


1st attempt: 3 in-class tests of equal weighting.

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

Formative Assessment

Continuous feedback to students on their progress based on classroom and written performance. Formative assessment will be both formal and informal.


Summative feedback on performance will take the form of informal discussions of progress, both in class and individually.

Formative feedback will mainly take the form of exam assessment.

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