Old Irish I
Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 5KS222
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Finalised by
- The Board of the Department of English, 23 May 2012
- Responsible department
- Department of English
30 credits in a language subject
Upon completing the course students will
Be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of old Irish
Be able to understand and explain the main principles of Irish grammar
Be able to read, translate and analyse elementary texts in Old Irish.
The course focuses on aspects of Old Irish grammar. Simple old Irish texts are translated and discussed with a focus on grammar and vocabulary.
Campus course: Group instruction. Instruction may be given using Web support.
Internet-based course: Teaching is done in the the virtual learning environment. A number of on-campus meetings for group instruction may be added.
English is the language of instruction.
Campus course: examination is done in writing as well as by continuous assessment.
Internet-based course: examination is done in writing as well as by continuous assessment.
Grades used are either Fail, Pass, or Pass with Distinction.
Students who do not achieve a passing grade on the regular examination will have another opportunity to take the examination within a reasonable period of time after the regular examination.
If the syllabus or course reading for a component has been changed, students have a right to be examined under the original syllabus and course reading on three occasions during the following three semesters. Normally this right then expires. Otherwise there are no limitations on the number of examination opportunities.
For transitional regulations in the case of changes in the syllabus, please contact the student adviser.