IRSK2303 – Celtic Mythological Texts

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

Studies in Celtic mythology. The main emphasis will be on the study of Irish and Welsh mythological texts.

Learning outcome

Through the study of texts the students will gain thorough knowledge of Celtic mythology  from before Christianity and the ability to explain how this tradition continued into the Christian era.

Admission

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Overlapping courses

10 credits overlap with IRSK4303 – Celtic Mythological Texts

Teaching

28 hours in all. In order to take this home examination, a 3-5 pages essay must be submitted and approved during the semester.

Access to teaching

A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.

Examination

A three day home examination.

Use of sources and citation

You should familiarize yourself with the rules that apply to the use of sources and citations. If you violate the rules, you may be suspected of cheating/attempted cheating.

Language of examination

The examination text is given in English.You may submit your response in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Bachelor

Teaching

Every other spring starting 2004

Examination

Every other spring starting 2004

Teaching language

English