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Arts - French, M.A.

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  • 18 months
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University rank #266 (QS) Hamilton, New Zealand
The Master of Arts - French at the University of Waikato involves advanced study in an Arts subject and is intended for those who want to deepen their knowledge of that subject.
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Overview

The role of France in European history and civilization means that  Arts - French at the University of Waikato culture has an influence which extends all around the world. Including French in your university studies gives you many advantages:

  • If you want to work overseas, knowledge of foreign languages and cultures is a bonus. English is not as universally recognised as you might think, and the ability to communicate in another language makes a big difference.
  • If your career plans involve international marketing or hotel management, French is an asset. New Caledonia and French Polynesia are both near neighbours and trading partners, while further afield there are nearly fifty territories where French is an official language.
  • If your future lies in the sciences, French will give you access to a huge number of professional journals and contacts in everything from agriculture to physics.

Career opportunities

  • Diplomat
  • Hospitality Operator
  • International Lawyer
  • Tour Guide
  • Translator or Interpreter
  • Travel Agent

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Methodology of Translation
  • A Topic in French Literature: Amelie Nothomb
  • Work Placement
  • French Thesis
  • Special Topic

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description

      1 - 1.5 years

  • Credits
    120 - 180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20085 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    4503 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4503 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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  • Fees (Domestic): NZD 6,748 per year
  • Fees (International): NZD 30,095 per year

Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1470 - 2020 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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