A good degree (2.1) with Honours from a UK university or its equivalent
Months of entry
The MLitt in French Studies offers students the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge of contexts that have shaped literature and culture in the French-speaking lands from the Renaissance to the present day.
- Students receive training in traditional and new research techniques and have the opportunity to broaden their language portfolios.
- Small class sizes of no more than 20 students provide a close-knit postgraduate community and friendly environment.
- Teaching is geared towards encouraging and directing independent research.
The MLitt in French Studies is a one-year taught programme run by the Department of French in the School of Modern Languages. The programme concentrates on the research-led study of major conflicts and continuities in the cultural, literary or intellectual history of French-speaking lands.
The taught portion of the course consists of five compulsory modules involving literary theory, research skills, and French literature and culture. Classes are delivered through a mixture of lectures, seminars and fortnightly tutorials, with class sizes ranging from individual one-to-one teaching up to 20 students. Modules are assessed through coursework; there are no final exams for this programme.
You will spend the summer months focusing on researching and writing a final dissertation of no more than 15,000 words.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||10|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||55|
|Dissertation||35 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Secretary
- +44 (0) 1334 463670