Students should note that all of the modules below may not be available to them.

Undergraduate students should refer to the relevant section of the UCC Undergraduate Calendar for their programme requirements.

Postgraduate students should refer to the relevant section of the UCC Postgraduate Calendar for their programme requirements.

LT1001 Beginners' Latin
LT2009 Reading Latin
LT2025 Julius Caesar
LT3035 Virgil: The Aeneid
LT3036 Advanced Latin Language
LT3037 Tacitus
LT6001 Beginners' Latin
LT6002 Beginners' Latin II
LT6003 Latin Texts
LT6005 Latin Project
LT6007 Silver Age Latin
LT6101 Beginners' Latin I

LT1001 Beginners' Latin

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Min 5, Max 40.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 96 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To teach basic grammar and translation skills in Latin.

Module Content: Reading Latin, P.Jones and K. Sidwell (Cambridge 1986), section 1-4: basic Latin grammar.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Recognize and classify the principal elements of Latin grammar, including phonology, morphology and syntax
?Demonstrate knowledge of basic Latin vocabulary
?Read and translate adapted passages of Latin prose.
?Understand and illustrate influence of Latin on English and other modern languages.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Formal Written Examination 150 marks; Continuous Assessment 150 marks (4 In-Class Tests, 30 marks each and Class work 30 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 3 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Summer 2018.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 3 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018. Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (Students who have failed or not sat the In-Class Tests will be required to sit a further 2hr in-class test in August.).

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LT2009 Reading Latin

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Min 6, Max 20.

Pre-requisite(s): LT1001 or equivalent

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To complete the study of Latin morphology and syntax.

Module Content: Sections 5 of Reading Latin, P.Jones and K. Sidwell (Cambridge 1986)

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Classify and identify the principal elements of the morphology of Latin.
?Identify and describe the main constructions of Latin.
?Combine the above elements in order to translate sentences from Latin into English.
?Analyse the structure of, and translate, sentences and continuous passages from Latin into English with the aid of a dictionary.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 50 marks (1 x 1.5 hour examination); Continuous Assessment 50 marks (2 In class tests).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Winter 2017.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (Students who have failed or not written the Continuous Assessment must submit a new piece of work by the 2nd week of August, as prescribed by the Department)).

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LT2025 Julius Caesar

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Min 1, Max 15.

Pre-requisite(s): LT1001 or equivalent

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Dr David Woods, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Dr David Woods, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To study the Latin of Julius Caesar.

Module Content: Translation of selections from Julius Caesar.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Describe the career of Julius Caesar.
?Assess the accuracy, credibility and objectivity of Julius Caesar as a historian.
?Read and translate unseen passages from Julius Caesar with the help of a dictionary.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 80 marks; Continuous Assessment 20 marks (1 x 2,000 essay).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Summer 2018.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018. Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (Students who have failed or not written the Continuous Assessment must submit a new piece of work by the 2nd week of August, as prescribed by the Department).

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LT3035 Virgil: The Aeneid

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 1.

No. of Students: Min 1, Max 15.

Pre-requisite(s): LT1001 and LT2009 or equivalent

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Dr Catherine Ware, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Dr Catherine Ware, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To develop a greater knowledge of Latin through the study of the writing of Virgil.

Module Content: Translation of selections from Virgil's Aeneid.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Demonstrate familiarity with Virgil's models,
?Demonstrate a good understanding of Latin grammar and syntax,
?Display improved skills in translating and understanding a Latin literary text,
?Display familiarity with the main themes of the Aeneid,
?Demonstate an understanding of the importance of the Aeneid for Augustan ideology and the definition of the Roman identity.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 80 marks (Formal Written Examination); Continuous Assessment 20 marks (1 x 1,500 word essay).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Winter 2017.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018. Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated.

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LT3036 Advanced Latin Language

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Min 1, Max 15.

Pre-requisite(s): LT1001 and LT2009 or equivalent

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 24 x 1hr(s) Tutorials.

Module Co-ordinator: Dr David Woods, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Dr Jason Harris, School of History.

Module Objective: To develop a greater knowledge of the Latin language in the Classical period, particularly with regard to pronunciation, word order, idiom and register.

Module Content: Lectures on the history of the Latin language in the Late Roman Republic, focusing on pronunciation, grammar, key writers, genres and styles. Reading and analysis in tutorials of a selection of Latin prose writers from the Late Roman Republic. Tutorials gradually progress towards instruction through the medium of Latin.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Describe and assess the historical development of Latin during the Late Roman Republic.
? Characterise and identify a selection of distinct Latin prose genres and styles.
? Analyse Latin word order from both a pragmatic and stylistic perspective.
?Classify and identify the principal forms of periodic sentence in Latin.
?Read aloud short passages of Latin employing reconstructed pronunciation and reflecting the meaning of the text.
?Transcribe and demonstrate comprehension of basic spoken Latin.
?Discuss Latin grammar and the meaning of texts through the medium of Latin.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 1hr class test: 30 marks; 1 x 2,000 word essay: 30 marks; oral/aural exam: 30 marks; tutorial participation: 10 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (Students who have failed or not written the Continuous Assessment must submit a new piece of work by the 2nd week of August as prescribed by the Department).

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LT3037 Tacitus

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Min 6, Max 15.

Pre-requisite(s): LT1001 and LT2009 or equivalent

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Dr David Woods, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Staff, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To study the value of Tacitus as a historical source.

Module Content: Selection from the Annals 14. A prescribed selection from the same text to be read outside class.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Describe the major events of the reign of Nero.
?Assess the accuracy, credibility and objectivity of Tacitus.
?Read and translate unseen passages from Tacitus with the help of a dictionary.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 70 marks (Written Examination); Continuous Assessment 30 marks (1 x 1,500 word essay).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Summer 2018.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018. The mark for Continuous Assessment is carried forward, Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated ( Students who have failed or not written the Continuous Assessment must submit a new piece of work by the 2nd week of August as prescribed by the Department.).

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LT6001 Beginners' Latin

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semesters 1 and 2.

No. of Students: Min 5, Max 20.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 96 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To teach basic grammar and translation skills in Latin.

Module Content: Reading Latin, P. Jones & K. Sidwell (Cambridge 1986), section 1-4: basic Latin grammar

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Recognize and classify the principal elements of Latin grammar, including phonology, morphology and syntax
?Read and translate a wide range of adapted Latin texts with the aid of a dictionary.
?Demonstrate knowledge of basic Latin vocabulary
?Understand and illustrate the influence of Latin on English and other modern languages.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Formal Written Examination 150 marks; Continuous Assessment 150 marks (4 In-Class Tests 30 marks each and Class Work 30 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40% Students must pass the Formal Written Examination and Continuous Assessment independently. For students who do not satisfy this requirement, the overall mark achieved in the module and a 'Fail Special Requirement' will be recorded.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 3 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Summer 2018.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 3 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018. Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (Students who have failed or not sat the in-class tests will be required to sit a further 2hr in-class test in August.).

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LT6002 Beginners' Latin II

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 3. (Summer School).

No. of Students: Min 6, Max 20.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Staff, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To complete the study of Latin morphology and syntax.

Module Content: Section 5 of Reading Latin, P. Jones and K. Sidwell (Cambridge 1986)

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Consolidate their knowledge of the grammatical structures of Latin.
?Consolidate and expand their knowledge of Latin vocabulary.
?Translate slightly adapted Latin texts with the aid of a dictionary.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2 In-Class Tests 50 marks each).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: No Supplemental Examination.

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LT6003 Latin Texts

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 3. (Summer School).

No. of Students: Min 6, Max 20.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Staff, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To consolidate the students' understanding of grammar and practice translation skills.

Module Content: One Latin prose text or one poetic text.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Consolidate and expand their knowledge of Latin grammar, syntax and vocabulary.
?Translate simple, unadapted Latin texts with the aid of a dictionary and commentary.
?Show familiarity with the work of the authors read and their place in Latin literature.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 2hr In-Class Test).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: No Supplemental Examination.

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LT6005 Latin Project

Credit Weighting: 10

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Min 5, Max 15.

Pre-requisite(s): LT1001 or equivalent

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 12 x 1hr(s) Directed Study (Translation assessed weekly at supervision meeting with course lecturer).

Module Co-ordinator: Dr David Woods, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Dr Jason Harris, School of History.

Module Objective: To develop a greater knowledge of Latin through translation of a text selected in consultation with the course lecturer.

Module Content: Instruction as to approaches to translation followed by weekly supervision of the translation process. Students may either choose (in consultation with the course lecturer) to translate a text from Latin into English or to translate a text from English to Latin.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Translate an extended portion of text either from or into Latin.
?Assess the stylistic features of the selected text.
?Demonstrate knowledge of idiomatic differences between Latin and English.
?Identify contemporary features of genre, language and style in Latin text.
?Understand and employ theoretically informed approaches to translation.

Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (3,000 word project consisting of translation and commentary.).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated.

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LT6007 Silver Age Latin

Credit Weighting: 5

Semester(s): Semester 2.

No. of Students: Min 6, Max 15.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures.

Module Co-ordinator: Dr David Woods, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Staff, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To develop a greater knowledge of Latin through the study of the work of author(s) writing during the so-called Silver Age of Latin literature.

Module Content: Translation of selections from author(s) writing during the so-called Silver Age of Latin literature.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Demonstrate critical understanding of periodization of Latin literature.
?Describe the major literary works of the so-called Silver Age of Latin literature.
?Demonstrate an increased Latin vocabulary.
?Demonstrate an increased understanding of Latin grammar.
?Read and translate unseen passages from selected authors with help of a dictionary.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 70 marks; Continuous Assessment 30 marks (1 x 1,500 word essay).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Summer 2018.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2018. Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (Students who have failed or not written the Continuous Assessment must submit a new piece of work by the 2nd week of August, as prescribed by the Department.).

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LT6101 Beginners' Latin I

Credit Weighting: 15

Semester(s): Semester 3. (Summer School).

No. of Students: Min 6, Max 20.

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 60 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 36 x 1hr(s) Directed Study.

Module Co-ordinator: Ms Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics.

Lecturer(s): Staff, Department of Classics.

Module Objective: To teach basic Latin morphology and syntax.

Module Content: Sections 1 - 4 of Reading Latin, P. Jones and K. Sidwell (Cambridge 1986).

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
?Recognize and classify the principal elements of Latin grammar, including phonology, morphology and syntax
?Read and translate adapted passages of Latin prose
?Demonstrate knowledge of basic Latin vocabulary
?Understand and illustrate influence of Latin on English and other modern languages.

Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (4 x 1hr In-Class Tests, 75 marks each).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.): None.

Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.

Formal Written Examination: No Formal Written Examination.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: No Supplemental Examination.

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