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GE108 - The Changing Face of Germany in Film and Text

  • Module code: GE108
  • Module name: The Changing Face of Germany in Film and Text
  • Department: German Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module has three central aims. First it provides an introduction to the history of post-war Germany (principally the Federal Republic), but also the German Democratic Republic. Second, it considers the development of the mass media in Germany and in particular the role played within the media by writers and intellectuals. Third, the course aims to foster the analytical skills required to examine diverse types of literary and filmic text. The module consists of a weekly lecture and a small-group tutorial.

Principal learning outcomes

Developing awareness of the history and culture of post-Second World War Germany, building on students'r critical and analytical skills, and furthering their ability to express themselves accurately and concisely.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lecture, workshop, seminar and screenings: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/german/undergrad/undergraduatemodules/ge108/programme/

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/german/undergrad/undergraduatemodules/ge108

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: GE108-30)
C1 (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 0%
Assessed Course Work 50%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate German Studies (R200) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with International Studies (R2M1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Linguistics (R2Q2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with French Studies (R2R1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Italian (R2R3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Spanish (R2R4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Portuguese (R2R5) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Russian (R2R7) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Chinese (R2T1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Japanese (R2T2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Arabic (R2T6) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Business Studies (RN21) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Film Studies (RP33) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate English and German Literature (QR32) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies and Linguistics (R2Q1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and History (R2V1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies and German Studies (R4R2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages with Linguistics (R9Q2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Sociology (RL23) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate French and German Studies (RR12) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Theatre Studies (RW24) - Year 1
Optional
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and German (M164) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R900) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R90R) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian and European Literature (RQ32) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies and Italian (RR23) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate European Studies with Italian (2+2) (T2R3) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate European Studies with Italian (2+2) (T2R3) - Year 4