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2018/19 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BA French and Spanish

Programme code:BA-FREN&SPANUCAS code:RR14
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Ingo Cornils Contact address:i.cornils@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 485

Entry requirements:

For entry requirements for this course please visit www.leeds.ac.uk/coursefinder

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Programme specification:

The programme will:
- enable students to work across more than one discipline by providing the flexibility to study three disciplines at level one;
- allow the study of two disciplines to the same depth as any single honours student but with less breadth in each discipline;
- provide a basis for further advanced study in either of the disciplines or in a cognate interdisciplinary area.

General
- The distinctiveness, appeal and strength of University of Leeds joint honours programmes lie in the unusual combination of depth, breadth and flexibility which they offer, as well as in the exceptional range of degree combinations available.
- They permit students to study two disciplines, in depth and to degree level while acquiring a broader range of skills than is typically possible within a single honours degree.
- They are emphatically joint honours programmes, rather than integrated programmes: students can therefore make the links they choose from the wide choice of optional modules available within each discipline. Within certain parameters, they thus effectively make connections and devise pathways according to their own preferences, rather than being faced with a prescribed combination of modules chosen for them by others.
- The students must acquire the flexibility of mind and variety of learning techniques needed to switch between the two disciplines.
- A further element of distinctiveness is the flexibility of the programme structure, which allows joint honours students to change direction more easily, and more radically, than single honours students.
- Many of these programmes also allow the opportunity to undertake a work placement, field work or study abroad.


Year 1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

In Level 1 students must study 120-125 credits. Students are required to take 40 credits in each of their two main subjects, a 20 credit cornerstone module (or 20 credits of language modules) and 20 credits of discovery modules. The discovery credits may take the form of either further modules in one or both main subjects or of one or more modules chosen from other subject areas.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

FREN1010French Language Awareness and Skills
Pre-requisite for: FREN2010/15
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN1020Introduction to French Studies (Resistance and Desire)20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO1010Practical Language Skills in Spanish 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study one of the following modules:

SPPO1045The Historical Development of Spain and Hispanic America20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO1160Introduction to the Cultural Production of Spain and Spanish-America20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

As part of your induction to academic work, and in order to provide you with additional support in key areas of your programme, students are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to undertake the following 5-credit Study Skills module. This module resides above the required 120 credits students take in Level 1 and as such it is not compulsory, but it draws together key guidance that augments provision elsewhere.

MODL1500LCS Academic Essentials5 creditsSemester 1

NB: Students are required to study 20 credits from the following cornerstone modules. However they may choose to substitute one of the language modules in the list of options in the subsequent subset.
A. If a language is named on the degree programme, the student may not take cornerstone or discovery modules in that language.
B. Candidates choosing a language module should ensure that they also enrol onto any co- requisite modules as part of their discovery credits.
C. Candidates thiinking of changing programme at the end of level 1 should seek advice before choosing their cornerstone and discovery modules. Subject- areas in SMLC requires students to have taken 40 credits in a language.

MODL1050Introduction to Audio-Visual Culture20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL1060Language: Structure and Sound20 creditsSemester 1
MODL1070World Histories20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL1090Intercultural Competence: Theory and Application20 creditsSemester 2
MODL1100Politics, Culture and Society20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL1150Worlds of Literature20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL1401Discourse, Culture and Identity20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
ARAB1003Persian for Beginners20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
ARAB1006Turkish for Beginners20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
ARAB1015Arabic for Beginners20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CLAS1200Intermediate Ancient Greek20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CLAS1250Intermediate Latin20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CLAS1810Beginners Ancient Greek20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
CLAS1910Beginners Latin20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
EAST1703Basic Thai Language and Culture 120 creditsSemester 1
FLTU1003Beginners Korean20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1020Beginners Japanese20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1021Elementary Japanese20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1022Beginners Japanese20 creditsNot running in 201819
FLTU1023Lower Intermediate Japanese20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1103Beginners Polish20 creditsNot running in 201819
FLTU1123Lower Intermediate Korean20 creditsNot running in 201819
FLTU1401Beginners German20 creditsSemester 1
FLTU1402Beginners German 20 credits, Semester 220 creditsNot running in 201819
FLTU1403Beginners German 20 credits, Semesters 1&220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1413Elementary German 20 credits, Semesters 1&220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1423Lower Intermediate German 20 credits, Semesters 1&220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1433Upper Intermediate German 20 credits, Semesters 1&220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1443Advanced German20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1601Beginners Italian 20 credits, Semester 120 creditsSemester 1
FLTU1602Beginners Italian 20 credits, Semester 220 creditsNot running in 201819
FLTU1603Beginners Italian 20 credits, Semesters 1&220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1613Elementary Italian 20 credits, Semesters 1&220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1623Lower Intermediate Italian 20 credits, Semesters 1&220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1901Beginners Mandarin20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1902Beginners Mandarin20 creditsNot running in 201819
FLTU1911Elementary Mandarin20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1923Lower Intermediate Mandarin20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FLTU1933Upper Intermediate Madarin 20 Credits20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
GERM1030German Core Language 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
ITAL1010Italian Language A20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
ITAL1030Beginners Italian 120 creditsSemester 1
SLAV1010Beginning Russian 120 creditsSemester 1
SLAV1101Core Russian Language 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SLAV1111Beginners Czech20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO1025Beginners Portuguese20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO1080Portuguese Language for Beginners 1A20 creditsSemester 1
SPPO1084Intermediate Portuguese Language20 creditsSemester 1
SPPO1145Catalan Language and Culture I20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

In addition, candidates may choose to take up to 20 credits of the following optional modules instead of a Discovery Module:

FREN1070Introduction to Skills in French Translation20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO1045The Historical Development of Spain and Hispanic America20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO1080Portuguese Language for Beginners 1A20 creditsSemester 1
SPPO1145Catalan Language and Culture I20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO1160Introduction to the Cultural Production of Spain and Spanish-America20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

NB. Students may not take the same module twice, even if it appears twice in the above lists of modules.

Discovery modules:

Candidates will be required to study up to 20 credits of discovery modules.


Year 2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

In Level 2 students must study 120 credits. Students are required to take 45 credits in each of French and Spanish, plus the Term Abroad which is worth 30 credits. Students can choose to spend the third term abroad in either France or Spain.

In order to be eligible for an honours degree, students must meet the normal Rules for Award by passing all modules which are designated to be passed for award or progression and by passing the required number of credits at each level as specified in the Curricular Regulations (at least 200 credits at level 2 or above, of which at least 100 should be at level 3).

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

FREN2015French Language in Contexts15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2011Practical Language Skills in Spanish 215 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 30 credits from the following optional modules

FREN2065Aspects of French History 1789-191415 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2085Laughter, Love and Chivalry: Society and Culture in the French Middle Ages15 creditsNot running in 201819
FREN2095Politics and Society in France since 194515 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2125The Foundations of Modern French Thought15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2165Francophone Africa15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2195The Age of Extremes: Culture, Crisis and Commitment between the Wars15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2205The Seventh Art - Cinema in France15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2265Black Atlantic: African and Caribbean Culture in French15 creditsNot running in 201819
FREN2295The Short Form in French and Francophone Literature15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2325The Pleasures of French Poetry15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2345Twentieth and Twenty-First Century French Fiction15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN2355Introduction to Professional French Translation and Interpreting15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL2005Linguists into Schools15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL2016Black Europe15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

- Not all modules will be available every year.

Candidates will be required to study 30 credits from the following optional modules

MODL2005Linguists into Schools15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2101Issues in Hispanic Cinemas15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2431Modern Spanish-American Literature15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2511Latin America since Independence (c1800 - c1930)15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2581Translation Theory and Practice in a Spanish<>English Context15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2596Catalan Language and Culture II15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2651The Spanish regional Melting Pot: the old same History?15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2681Modern Spain (1868-1975)15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO2691Spanish Literature and Theatre15 creditsNot running in 201819

- Not all modules will be available every year.

Candidates will be required to enrol on one of the following term abroad modules:

FREN9002French Term Abroad30 creditsSemester 2
SPPO9002Spanish/Portuguese Term Abroad30 creditsSemester 2


Year 3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

If the third term of Year 2 is spent in France, the third year will be spent in Spain or a Spanish-speaking country.
However, if the third term of Year 2 is spent in Spain, the third year will be spent in France or a French-speaking country.

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to enrol on one of the following year abroad modules:

FREN9001French Year Abroad120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO9001Spanish/Portuguese Year Abroad120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2


Year 4 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

In Level 3 students must study 120 credits. Students are required to take a minimum of 40 credits in each of their main subjects, plus at least 20-credits as a Final Year Project which can be taken in and count towards either subject. The remaining credits can be taken in either of the named subjects.

In order to be eligible for an Honours degree, students must meet the normal Rules for Award by passing all modules which are designated to be passed for award or progression and by passing the required number of credits at each level as specified in the Curricular Regulations (at least 200 credits at level 2 or above, of which at least 100 should be at level 3).

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

FREN3010Advanced French Language Skills20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO3010Practical Language Skills in Spanish 320 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates are required to study ONE of the following Final Year Project modules.

MODL3300Final Year Project: Dissertation40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL3310Final Year Project: Extended Essay20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL3320Final Year Project: Translation20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL3340Final Year Project: Extended Translation40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL3350Final Year Project: Digital Documentary40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Candidates will be required to study between 20 and 60 credits from the following optional modules:

FREN3045Antiracism in France since 194520 creditsSemester 2
FREN3070French Bilingual Liaison Interpreting20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN3460The Art of Romance: Love, Marriage and Gender in Medieval France20 creditsNot running in 201819
FREN3480Twentieth Century French Literature and the Visual Arts20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN3585Camera Lucida: Theory, Practice and Writing of Photography20 creditsSemester 2
FREN3591Heroines: Representations of Mythological Women from Antiquity to the Present20 creditsNot running in 201819
FREN3611Francophone Cinema - Postcolonial Images20 creditsNot running in 201819
FREN3620Mémoires de guerre: France and the First World War20 creditsNot running in 201819
FREN3632Representing Empire20 creditsSemester 1
FREN3641The Algerian War of Independence: From the Colonial to the Post-Colonial20 creditsSemester 1
FREN3680The French Novel in the Nineteenth Century: From the Mill to the Mine20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN3691Representations of the City20 creditsNot running in 201819
FREN3711Francophone Voices - Textual and Cultural Analysis20 creditsSemester 2
FREN3730French as a Professional Language20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN3751Gender, Sex and Cinema in France20 creditsSemester 1
FREN3770Theory and Practice in French-English Translation20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
FREN3835Surrealism to Slam. Modern French Poetry and Protest20 creditsSemester 1
FREN3860French Popular Culture20 creditsSemester 2
FREN3865Paris in Revolt. The May 1968 events, past and present20 creditsSemester 2
FREN3880Introduction to Professional French Translation and Interpreting20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MODL3800Linguists into Schools20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Please note:
- The following modules are mutually exclusive: FREN3070, FREN3730 and FREN3770. Candidates may only enrol on one of these modules.
- Students wishing to choose MODL3800 as one of their French options must take a minimum of 60 credits in French in the final year including FREN3010.
- Not all modules will be available every year.

Candidates will be required to study between 20 and 60 credits from the following optional modules:

MODL3800Linguists into Schools20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO3035From Bolívar to Chávez: Revolutionary Icons in Contemporary Latin American Culture20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO3050Things Can Only Get Better: The Role of the Arts and Cultural Institutions in Spain's Transition to Democracy (1962-1992)20 creditsSemester 1
SPPO3062Spanish in an Economic and Business Context20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO3071Contemporary Spain: Politics, Culture and Society After Franco20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO3361The Regulation of Sexuality in Iberia and Latin America20 creditsSemester 2
SPPO3420Spanish-English Translation20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO3535Catalan Language and Culture III20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO3590Is Spain white? Nation, Immigration and Performance in Spain20 creditsSemester 2
SPPO3690New Media in Latin America20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
SPPO3710Nationalism and National Identity in Spain, 1833 to the Present20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

- Students wishing to choose MODL3800 as one of their Spanish options must take a minimum of 60 credits in Spanish in the final year including SPPO3010.
- Not all modules will be available every year.

Last updated: 25/04/2018

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