Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE GRM3008

 
TITLE Synoptic Study-Unit 2: German

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

 
ECTS CREDITS 6

 
DEPARTMENT German

 
DESCRIPTION Literature and Culture /Literatur und Kultur

In the light of the modular structure of the BA and BA (Hons) programmes of study, this study-unit is designed to prepare and measure students' ability to link and combine together, with a thematic approach, knowledge acquired in individual segments on German-language literature and culture, with the object of assessing students' overall level of maturity and understanding at the end of the degree course. Preparatory seminars are conducted by two or more members of the Department.

Study-unit aims

This study-unit aims at:

- testing the student’s knowledge and skills acquired during the course of studies;
- assessing the student’s writing skills in German acquired during the course of studies;
- assessing the student’s knowledge on German literature and culture acquired during the course of studies;
- measuring the ability to link and combine knowledge acquired during the course.

Learning Outcomes

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

- understand a text in advanced German;
- outline the key points of a German-language literary text in good and correct German and;
- outline literary periods of German literary history;
- define different areas and topics of German culture.

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

- show the ability to combine different skills acquired during the course of studies;
- summarise and assess key points of a text in advanced German;
- discuss a topic related to German literature and culture.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Synoptic Study-Unit

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (3 Hours) SEM2 Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S

 
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