Research course

French

Institution
King's College London · Department of French
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 first degree, usually in French (or in a combined honours degree including French) and a taught master's degree with an overall grade of at least Merit.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Our department offers research strengths in all periods of French literature, modern French history and politics, Francophone literature and French thought. There are several active research seminars and reading groups in which staff and research students participate.

We provide formal, subject-specific training and individual guidance on research methods, writing research proposals, applying for funding and presenting research papers.

Current students are working on topics across the whole range of French literary studies, and many of our recent PhD graduates have gone on successfully to academic posts or postdoctoral fellowships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    48-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@kcl.ac.uk