Postgraduate study in French

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What you can study in French

You can take advanced courses and undertake your own research in areas such as:

  • French language, linguistics and translation
  • French and Francophone literatures and film
  • Medieval French literature and culture

Postgraduate study in French provides you with opportunities for further study in France, and lecteur/lectrice positions with the University of Paris-Sorbonne and the University of Bourgogne. We also have a student exchange agreement with the University of la Rochelle.

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in French

A BA or Bachelor of Global Studies with a major in French. You must have a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 45 points above Stage II in the major.

Master of Arts in French

120-point (one-year) MA 

A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in French with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher. The research masters has higher requirements.

180-point (18-month) MA

A BA with a major in French. You must have a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II including at least 45 points in the major.

Structuring your specialisation in French

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in French

Consult the BA(Hons) schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2023 BA(Hons) schedule for French

Master of Arts in French

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2023 MA schedule for French

Courses

Explore the courses you can take as part of a specialisation in French:

Postgraduate courses

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

Our friendly staff will provide you with advice on planning your degree and enrolling in your courses at Student Hubs.

If you would like to find out more about studying French, you can contact a Postgraduate Adviser.