Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Synoptique 1: culture et littérature/ Synoptic 1: Culture and Literature

LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course



DESCRIPTION The study-unit is a synoptic: it gives students a holistic understanding of French and Francophone literature and French culture related topics, acquired in the 3 years of studies.

Study-Unit Aims:

The aim of this synoptic study-unit is to evaluate the students’ knowledge of French literature and culture.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge & Understanding:

By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- Draw a link between literary works that may pertain to different genres and belonging to different historical periods;
- Critically discuss issues which have preoccupied the human mind since the birth of civilization and realized that literature is a unifying force in manking.

2. Skills:

By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- Embark upon more complex academic tasks like writing a thesis.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite Qualifications: Grade C or better at A Level in French

STUDY-UNIT TYPE Synoptic Study-Unit

Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Oral Examination (15 Minutes) SEM2 No 10%
Examination (3 Hours) SEM2 Yes 90%

LECTURER/S Thierry Tremblay (Co-ord.)

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