Teaching French as a Foreign Language

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

24 months
35943 USD/year
35943 USD/year
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The Master in Teaching French as a Foreign Language from Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, is taught in two years but students with sufficient professional experience in the field of teaching French can join the second year of the programme directly.


This master Teaching French as a Foreign Language from Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhab iis designed for students who whish to broaden their knowledge and skills to teach French as a Foreign Language (FLE) in Arabic-speaking countries. It is also designed for individuals interested in working in fields that support cultural relationships between France and Arab countries.

The programme combines courses and internships. Focused courses on linguistic, comparative literature, teaching methodologies of French as Foreign Language and new information and communication technologies for teaching. Internships deliver a valuable experience in observing French teaching methods as a foreign language and are validated by an evaluation report.


Career opportunities range from teaching French in Arab countries or educating students in all aspects related to the French language and its development in the Arab world (diplomacy, cultural relationships, tourism, careers in the cultural field).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linguistique française;
  • Linguistique contrastive français-arabe
  • Langue vivante Informatique, 
  • TICE (Technologies de l’information et de la communication pour l’enseignement)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree earned in a discipline appropriate for the prospective graduate degree. Sorbonne Abu Dhabi doesn’t normally accept average grades that are below 12/20 or 3.0/4.0 or equivalent for the first year (M1). Candidates are required to have a minimum average of 12/20 or 3.0 /4.0 or equivalent for admission to the M2 degree level
  • An English language proficiency (written and oral) test with a minimum EmSAT – English score of 1400 or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT, 79-80 iBT) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or City & Guilds IESOL B2. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35943 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35943 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    35943 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35943 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

AED 131,900


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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