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FR2203   French Civilisation: from the Middle Ages to the Age of Enlightenment

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 12.00 noon Wed

This module will focus on the roots of France's culture and on the evolution of its national identity. The variety of material you will be given will help you to extend both your command of the language and your knowledge of French history and culture from the Middle Ages to the Age of Enlightenment. Both lectures and tutorials will be taught in French, and seminars will be focused on the study of textual and visual documents providing insights into the period being studied. They will provide solid foundation for content modules being offered at Honours level.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass FR1002

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take FR2021 or take FR2022 or take FR2031 or take FR2032

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1-hour lecture (x 8 weeks), 1-hour seminar (x 7 weeks) and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 15

Guided independent study hours: 85

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 1-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 1-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr J S O Carson
Module teaching staff: Team taught