|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Essay 3,000 words||40%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours||60%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay 3,000 words||40%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours||60%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the nature of the early Welsh narrative tradition.
2. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the make-up of the Four Branches and other ‘Mabinogion’ tales.
3. Demonstrate a specialist knowledge of traditional and more contemporary views as to the stylistic and thematic features of the texts.
4. Develop a mastery of the fundamentals of Middle Welsh grammar and syntax.
Studying and reading texts from the ‘Mabinogion’. We will read extracts in the original, and discuss critically their content and background.
A series of 10 lectures on the content and background of the native tales + 10 textual sessions to read extracts
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||The students will be expected to use clear and correct language both written and oral.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||The students will have to improve their work in response to constructive criticism from their tutors and fellow students|
|Information Technology||The students will be expected to use word processors and on-line resources where appropriate.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||They will learn skills which are important in academic work.|
|Problem solving||Problems arising from the work will be solved by students in seminars and in their written work|
|Research skills||Research skills will be an important part of completing assignments. Students will be expected to use on-line resources where appropriate.|
|Subject Specific Skills||The ability to reason and to treat a range of sources critically|
|Team work||The students will have to discuss and respect the points of view of their fellow students.|
This module is at CQFW Level 7