Results are out! Find what you need...fast. Get quick advice or join the chat
Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free to post

Latin Entry Requirements... Scottish Students.

Announcements Posted on
Who has made TSR memorable for you? Nominate your favourite members in the TSR Community Awards for 2014 24-12-2014
    • Thread Starter
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Hello, i'm dropping out of my current course and hoping to apply to latin (with something else, but i'm still undecided) but before I drop out of my course I would appreciate it if any current students studying at EoU would tell me the grades they were accepted for? I realise the entry requirements are officially AAAA-BBBB but wanted to hear from some actual people studying there.
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Hey, sorry this is so late! I took Latin as my outside course for first and second year so I've just finished with it Well, the prospectus said that anybody with Higher or above goes into the intermediate Latin 1C/D, where you start reading texts right away. Anybody else (with int 2, standard grade or nothing) goes into the 1A/B class, where you start right at the beginning with grammar and stuff so that when you join the composite 2A/B class in second year, you keep up better. I had an A for higher Latin and joined 1C/D. I failed the diagnostic grammar test at the start of the year but the lecturer of the time was also Scottish and as such was more sympathetic. He allowed me to stay on in the advanced class for which I am very grateful. It all depends on your qualification, but even with a good higher, I would be careful - the course is built very much as a follow on from A-Level and because Higher Latin focuses less on vocab, I had to work extremely hard over the last two years to keep up. No matter where you end up, I would be prepared to do a lot of work. Hope this helps.

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: May 11, 2012
New on TSR

TSR awards 2014

Who should win? Have your say!

Article updates
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.