Normally a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related discipline.
Months of entry
The French MLitt comprises taught and research-based elements, allowing you to focus in depth on one aspect of French studies. We offer a range of study topics including cinema, literature, popular culture and French linguistics.
We offer expert supervision in the following research areas of French studies:
- contemporary women's writing (Dr Robson, Dr El-Maïzi)
- 19th century literature and culture (Prof Harkness, Prof Cross)
- dialectology (Dr Hall)
- French and Algerian cinema (Prof Austin, Dr Leahy)
- history, politics and gender (Prof Cross, Prof Harkness)
- language change (Dr Hall, Dr Waltereit)
- popular culture (media, sport, music) and public policy (Dr Dauncey)
- postcolonial cultures (Prof Austin, Dr El-Maïzi)
- trauma and culture (Prof Austin, Dr Robson)
You will normally work on a research project which comprises two to four research assignments and a longer dissertation. Your supervisor will be an expert in your chosen field, and will receive support if necessary from an experienced research supervisor. It is well suited as preparation for PhD research.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 8 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
MLitt by research
Course contact details
- School of Modern Languages
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