French, M.A. | Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
12 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

The taught French programme from Maynooth University is aimed at graduates with a primary honours degree in French, with a minimum of 2.2 or equivalent, who have spent a year in France, or who have equivalent expertise in French language.

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Overview

It is designed for graduates of French who wish to take their study of French language, literature and culture to a deeper level and to enhance their language skills.  A significant proportion of the course is delivered and assessed through French.  Core teaching involves modules on writing and presentation skills in French, practical translation and research methodology.  

The French programme from Maynooth University is designed around the theme of writing and exile, a topic that corresponds to departmental research expertise in the modern and early modern periods.  

There are elective modules (taught through English) in women's writing, translation studies and conflict studies.  The minor thesis (15,000-20,000 words) involves independent research and collaboration with a supervisor on an agreed subject.

Career

Recent graduates from the taught MA in French have gone on to work in teaching at all levels, translating, administration involving use of Frenchand English, editing, management and tourism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •     Research Skills 1: Data Collection    
  • Maternal Counternarratives    
  • Approaches To Translation Studies    
  • Theories Of Second Language Acquisition    
  • Language Endangerment And Revitalisation    
  • Advanced Francophone Literature And Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates normally must have obtained at least a 2nd Class Honours Grade I in their primary degree, or equivalent (e.g. licence ès lettres). It is expected that students will also have spent a minimum of 1 year in a French-speaking environment. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part-time EU: 4,330

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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