Normally a Masters degree with Merit or equivalent in French Studies, or other relevant qualifications such as a doctorate in another subject.
Months of entry
January, September, April
Our wide range of expertise offers postgraduates the possibility of preparing for research degrees in one or more areas. We attach particular importance to the quality of research supervision and training in research methodology and to the integration of our postgraduates into the Department’s academic and research community. Scholars of international repute are frequent visitors. Postgraduates enjoy their own regular research seminars: one focusing on film studies and the other on comparative and multidisciplinary studies.
The main areas of research focus are; Literature and culture – Middle Ages to the present day; French thought and critical theory; History of ideas, medicine and discourses; Sexuality and gender studies in a French context; French cinema; French linguistics
Literature and culture – Middle Ages to the present day; French thought and critical theory (17th-21st centuries); History of ideas, medicine and discourses (17th-21st-centuries); Sexuality and gender studies in a French context; French cinema; French linguistics
Information for international students
We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community.
Fees and funding
The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit our website for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Programmes Administrator
- +44 (0)1392 725 306