Research course

French Research

King's College London · Department of French

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 first degree in French or in a combined honours degree including French, followed by a taught master's degree. Applications from candidates with other qualifications may be considered if relevant experience or equivalent qualifications can be demonstrated.

Months of entry


Course content

The College offers a highly successful graduate programme with research strengths in all periods of French literature, modern French history and politics, Francophone literature and French thought. There are several active research seminars attended by graduate students as well as staff: a medieval seminar, a critical theory seminar and regular departmental seminars.

Department specialisms

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

Two full AHRC studentships attached to the programme (home/EU applicants). The deadline for AHRC funding applications is 1 February 2010. Graduate School and School of Arts & Humanities studentships and bursaries (including for overseas applicants), self-funded.

Qualification and course duration


part time
48-72 months
full time
36 months


full time
24 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 2736
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200