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FR2206   French Literature: 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 Tue

This module will focus on the development of French literature since the French Revolution of 1789 to the present day. This module aims at giving you a sample of modern French writing through a focus on major authors. In the texts to be studied for this module, you will find many human problems and foibles explored within different conventions and contexts. Both lectures and seminars will be taught in French. 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 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 9 weeks), 1-hour seminar (x 6 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%


Module teaching staff: Team taught