Languages, Cultures & Linguistics - Introduction to the Enlightenment

University College Dublin


Course Name Languages, Cultures & Linguistics - Introduction to the Enlightenment
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code FR20050
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Blended
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

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1st September: Continuing Open Learning students

14th September: New students and those who are waiting to hear from the CAO before deciding whether to pursue Open Learnin...

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Duration Autumn Trimester - September to December.

Mode of Delivery: Blended.

How will I learn?
Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type

Seminar (or Webinar)

Specified Learning Activities

Autonomous Student Learning

Course Fee The fee for Open Learning is €375 per audit module or €500 per credit module.
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:
In this module, students are expected to read literary texts in French.

It presupposes that students have passed Level One French langua...

Financial Support

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You may be eligible to apply for a PATH Open Learning Scholarship. Further information and eligibility criteria are outlined on the PATH Open Learning Scholarship webpage.

Course Content

Expand+FR20050 Introduction à l'âge des Lumières (18e siècle)
Academic Year 2020/2021

This module proposes a discovery of the Enlightenment of eighteenth-century pre-revolutionary France through its literature and via the history of ideas. Three tex...

Subjects Taught

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Voltaire's 'Candide' is a great starting point for students, simply because it is a perennial point of reference for any francophone person across the world. This is transcultural exchange at its richest.

The two or thr...

Number of Credits 5
Careers or Further Progression

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Open Learners who successfully complete a credit module will be awarded 5 credits.

5 credits can be used by mature students (23 years and older) in place of the MSAP exam when applying for a place on relevant un...

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Dr Jenny Doyle is Project Manager in UCD Access and Lifelong Learning. Jenny can offer you direction and support in all aspects of our part-time progr...

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