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Language, Culture and History - French and Francophone Studies

University College London (UCL)

12 months
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25800 GBP/year
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About

The Language, Culture and History - French and Francophone Studies programme from University College London (UCL) aims to encourage innovative approaches to issues in the field, as well as to sharpen students' creative and critical responses.

Overview

The Language, Culture and History - French and Francophone Studies programme from University College London (UCL) provides a thorough understanding of key methods and issues in textual criticism, and of aspects of French and francophone culture, within a broadly interdisciplinary focus. 

The modules are designed to offer exciting critical engagement with topical issues currently being addressed in French and francophone studies and modern language studies more widely, such as text and theory, text and image, historiography, trauma, creativity and post-colonial theory.

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials. French-specific translation modules are assessed by take-home examinations. Other modules are mainly assessed by essays.

Careers

The programme provides an excellent foundation for further doctoral study in the field. Graduates of the department have entered a wide range of professions including finance, commerce, journalism, education, the media, public relations, translation and interpreting, and the police.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Language, Culture and History. This core module permits research into two areas of major contemporary interest; recent modules available have included Memory, The Past, Sexuality, Warfare
  • Culture of AIDS in France: History, Policy and Representation
  • Gender, Race and Sexuality: New Readings in Francophone Literature and Visual Culture
  • Dominating Texts? Literary Power Relations in 20th Century French Literature
  • The French New Wave: Cahiers Cinema
  • Advanced Translation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree involving specialisation in French from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applications from students who do not have formal qualifications in French, but who are competent in the language, will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25800 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £6,250
  • International: £12,900

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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