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FR3063   De Gaulle and Since: Topics in the Politics, Culture and Society of the Fifth Republic (1)

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

Taught entirely in French, this module explores through literary texts, but also films, press extracts and video documents, the politics, culture and society of the Fifth Republic instituted by Charles de Gaulle. Major themes include: wartime France (collaboration and resistance); the Algerian War; de Gaulle's political thought; the Constitution of the Fifth Republic.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Permission of the French Honours Adviser

Co-requisite(s): You must also take FR4164

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1.5 hours and 1 surgery hour.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%


Module coordinator: Dr G P Bowd