IRSK4303 – 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

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

Students enrolled in other Master's Degree Programmes can, on application, be admitted to the course if this is cleared by their own study programme.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

No more than 12 students

Overlapping courses

10 credits overlap with IRSK2303 – Celtic Mythological Texts

Teaching

28 hours in all. Each student has to hand in an essay of 3-5 pages during the semester which needs approved in order for the student to take the final exam.

Approved obligatory assignments are valid the next two times the course is given.

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

A term paper or equivalent that is passed may not be resubmitted in revised form.

If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Evaluation

The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Master

Teaching

Every other spring starting 2010

Examination

Every other spring starting 2010

Teaching language

English