French and German - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BA (Hons) French and German

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
Ord French and German
DipHE French and German
CertHE French and German

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UPB13007 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UPB13007 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

JACs code

R100, R200

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - School of Literature and Languages

Programme Leader

MARLEY D Dr (Lit & Langs)

Date of production/revision of spec

12/09/2017

Educational aims of the programme

To enable students wishing to study two Modern Languages to an advanced level, with equal weighting of 180 credits for each language.

To develop a high standard of written and oral competence in both Languages, using them as a means for understanding, expression and communication

To further students' explicit knowledge of the linguistic structures of these languages and their ability to mediate between languages, particularly by means of translation.

To provide students with a thorough knowledge of the history, culture and political and social institutions in the societies where these language are used, and enable them to access primary and secondary sources in the target languages

To enable students to develop intercultural awareness and understanding.

To enable students to offer prospective employers a range of skills derived from their studies and from working and/or studying in the countries where their chosen languages are used.

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Knowledge of the use of the target languages as a medium for understanding, expression and communication. Acquisition of a wide-ranging vocabulary K
Explicit knowledge of the linguistic structures, grammar and stylistic registers of the target languages. K
How to use linguists' tools, such as grammars, dictionaries and glossaries K
A broad knowledge of the history, culture and institutions of the societies in which the languages are used. K
Use the language creatively and precisely for a range of purposes and audiences. C
Analyse and interpret texts and other cultural products. C
Exercise critical judgement in the light of evidence and argument. C
Select and synthesise key information from written and spoken sources. C
Organise and present ideas within the framework of a reasoned argument C
Engage in analytical and evaluative thinking C
Plan, conduct and write up an individual research programme C
Exercise linguistic awareness and communicate in an effective manner, both in the target languages and in English. P
Take notes and summarise effectively P
Retrieve, sift and select information using library and IT skills. P
Demonstrate initiative, work independently, manage time and meet deadlines under pressure P
Communicate, present ideas and interact with others T
Exercise intercultural competence and the ability to adjust to a variety of culturally different work environments T
Exercise self-reliance, initiative and flexibility T
Use translation and other linguistic skills in a professional or educational context T
Learn other languages with greater than average ease T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over three academic years, consisting of 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of 480 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5, 6 and the optional professional training year). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Professional Training Year (PTY) - Professional Training Year

Optional modules for Professional Training Year (PTY) - Professional Training Year

Students must choose one of the above three modules.

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.