Research course

French

Institution
Swansea University · Modern Languages
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

MA by Research/MPhil - You should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, in a related subject or hold relevant work experience. PhD - You should hold a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, and you should hold or expect to achieve a postgraduate Master’s degree in a related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

French Studies at Swansea has research strengths in written culture from the Middle Ages to the present day. French boasts a dynamic research environment which has already won attention and funding from outside bodies such as the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the Wellcome Trust and the EU. Staff expertise lies in the following areas:

  • The Medieval lyric
  • Enlightenment drama
  • Nineteenth-century poetry
  • Twentieth-century women's writing and feminism
  • Travel
  • The conflicted memories of World War Two.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

MA by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Julian Preece
Email
j.e.preece@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295926