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FR3001 French Language 1

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 9
Planned timetable:11.00 am, 12.00 noon, 2.00 pm or 3.00 pm Mon

The module aims to give a fundamental training at Honours level in written and aural comprehension skills, objective résumé writing, oral and written fluency, and in translation from French to English. It is intended as the basic practical language unit for all categories of student.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for all degrees involving French

UG Pre-requisite(s):FR2022 or FR2032
UG Modules required for:FR3002 or equivalent Erasmus+ second semester abroad

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 hours and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 20
  • Guided independent study: 130

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 60%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 20%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr G Bowd
Module teaching staff: