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FR251 Coursework Essay Titles


In addition to the summative assignment that you may be REQUIRED to submit for this module, you have the OPTION to write a formative assignment from the list of questions given below. Please note that formative assignments are for training purposes only and do not count as part of your final degree classification.

We strongly recommend that you submit a formative assignment as it will enable you to hone the skills developed in this module and to prepare for your summative assessment(s).

Deadline for formative assignments:

All formative assignments must be submitted to your module tutor in the lecture in week 8.

You may, If you wish, discuss the same text/thinker in a summative assignment as you have discussed in a piece of formative assignment, but you must not reproduce in part or whole any of your formative assignment in your summative assignment.

Choose one of the titles below.

1. Explain France’s attitude towards decolonisation by reference to Indochina

2. Why was France so hostile to Algerian independence?

3. Analyse the role of France in the creation of modern-day Europe

4. Why did de Gaulle pursue a ‘special’ foreign policy, and how special was it in practice?