Birkbeck, University of London
Normally a 1st degree in a subject other than French studies or modern languages. Language skills in French equivalent to A-level plus 2 years (also equivalent to a pass in French 5). If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
You will normally take a high-level French language module (French 5) and choose 60 credits of options from a range of French content and culture options. Different modules are offered in any given year; the following is a sample of the modules that may be offered.
French language module:
French option modules:
La France déchirée: Aspects de l'histoire contemporaine français;
La France des années noires;
Le roman français contemporain;
Mémoire en français;
Modern French Poetry;
Reading Text and Image in the Eighteenth Century: Diderot and the Tableau;
Sensibility and Sociability in the Eighteenth-Century French Novel;
The French Novel of Disillusionment;
The French Short Story: From Balzac to Maupassant;
Transgression in Nineteenth-Century French Culture;
Translation from and into French.
Culture option modules:
Beating Nature: Artificiality, Imitation and Simulation;
Film and Politics;
Representations of Love, Desire and Sexuality;
The Twentieth Century: Key Themes in Comparative European History.
For the language module and for other modules, assessment is by a combination of coursework and in-class tests.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 1,975 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time||October 2017||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Bloomsbury||WC1E 7HX||South East|
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