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TYSK2401 - Germany and Europe

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Term paper and adjusting oral exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Term paper and adjusting oral exam 100/100

Course content

The course will provide students with an understanding of how German culture, history and politics have influenced and have been influenced by Germany's neighbouring states in Europe. Emphasis will be on the construction of the nation state, seen from various European perspectives and on the impact of WWII on political and cultural developments in Europe since 1945. The course seeks to study general trends in European cultural history, but focuses on German history, culture and politics after 1945.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE

The candidate

-has knowledge of the historical and cultural interaction between Germany and other European national states

-has knowledge of connections between the European nation building processes

PROFICIENCY

The candidate

-is able to formulate and discuss historical, cultural and political issues, both orally and written

-is able to utilise sources and secondary literature in accordance with bibliographical norms

GENERAL COMPETENCE

The candidate

-has acquired a deeper understanding of the historical, cultural and political interaction between Germany and other European states

-is able to discuss key aspects of German and European political and cultural development

-is able to discuss Germany's impact and role in Europe after 1945.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group instruction based on active student participation, oral presentation and writing of assignments.

Compulsory assignment:

- 1 written assignment / project outline

- 2 oral presentations

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments

  • Written assignment/project outline
  • Oral presentation
  • Oral presentation

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Term paper and oral examination of approximately 20 minutes

The final grade is adjusted through an oral examination of approximately 20 minutes.

The final grade will be listed on official diplomas and transcripts of records from NTNU. The student must pass both the written part of the exam and the oral examination in order to receive a passing grade. The oral examination will be cancelled if the written part of the exam has been failed by the examiners. If a student fails one or both parts of the exam, they must retake both parts of the exam. If a student resits a passed exam, they must retake both parts of the exam.

The exam must be answered in German.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The reading list will be available at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFTYSK208 7.5
More on the course

No

Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: German

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • German
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Term paper and adjusting oral exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Term paper and adjusting oral exam 100/100

Release
2022-12-12

Submission
2022-12-13


09:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Term paper and adjusting oral exam 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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