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FR2204   French Civilisation: from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-first Century

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 12.00 noon Wed

This module will focus on the development of France's culture and on the evolution of its national identity since the French Revolution of 1789. 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 in the modern period. Both lectures and seminars will be taught in French, and seminars will be focused on the study of textual and visual documents providing insights into the topics studied. It 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 FR2201

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 G P Bowd
Module teaching staff: Team taught