Research course

French Studies

Institution
University of Exeter · Modern Languages
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

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

Course content

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

Department specialisms

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. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
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The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

part time
48-60 months
full time
24-36 months

PhD

full time
36-48 months
part time
72-84 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Programmes Administrator
Email
humanities-pgadmissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 725 306