Latin MA

Latin 2A: Intermediate Latin 1 LATIN2001

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

This course builds on the linguistic skills acquired at Beginners' Latin and will enable students to read select works of Latin literature in the original language.


Seminars: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday at 3pm over 10 weeks as scheduled on MyCampus

Excluded Courses

Advanced Latin for Honours 1 (LATIN4001); Advanced Latin for Postgraduates 1 (LATIN5001)




1 Class test (50 minutes) - 20%

Commentary exercise (1500 words) - 20%

Examination (2-hour duration) - 60%

Main Assessment In: December

Course Aims

This course aims to:

■ Develop knowledge of the Latin language and grammar

■ Develop reading skills of both seen and unseen texts

■ Develop a detailed understanding and appreciation of prescribed texts

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

■ Understand grammatical features of the Latin language to intermediate level

■ Translate and comment upon passages from the set texts after prepared reading

■ Translate, without preparation, passages of literary Latin into English

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.