King's College London, University of London
French Literature and Culture
This course provides teaching based on research culture; it teaches research methodology and critical theory plus a wide choice of optional modules from Medieval Occitan to contemporary French writing on the visual and cinema; the course provides preparation for research or a career in teaching, journalism, cultural management, the financial sector or the EU.
A minimum 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in French or in a combined Honours degree including French; US applicants should have GPA 3.3 or above; other relevant experience or qualifications may be considered where appropriate.
Modules include: Reading theory and reading practice; the troubadours and their legacy; renaissance transgressions: french in its european context; what is a classic? writing on the right: literature and conservativism in nineteenth-century france; avant-gardes of the 1920s and 1930s; contemporary french women's writing; french psychoanalytic writing since 1945; francophone literatures; 'life' and 'living' in recent french thought; perversion: theory, literature, film; the clinical encounter in 20th century french literature; rights before human rights: 18th century theories and representations.
Assessment is by extended essay. A Compulsory dissertation of 12,000 words.
1 full AHRC studentship attached to the programme (home/EU applicants); the deadline for AHRC funding applications is 1 February 2011; Graduate School and School of Arts and Humanities studentships and bursaries including for overseas students.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 17,040 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 4,260 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 8,520 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Strand Campus||Westminster||WC2R 2LS||South East|
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