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GM2011   Modern German Literature and Culture 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 9.00 am Mon.

This module presents key texts, authors and ideas from 1700 to 1900. These remarkable two hundred years see the rise of modern German literature in the Enlightenment, the classical masterpieces of Goethe and Schiller, the flourishing of Romanticism, and the emergence of critical Realism under the Second Empire. Students will engage with these periods through a selection of significant texts studied in depth in the tutorials, while lectures provide broader literary historical contexts.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GM1002 or pass GM1004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 lecture (x10 weeks), 1 tutorial (x10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 80

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: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator: Dr M J White
Module teaching staff: Team taught