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University of Dundee

French

A two year distance learning course - study French language and culture to Graduate Diploma level, at your own pace, when and where you like. Join our 'virtual' learning community, in regular contact with your French tutors and fellow students, and attend regular Immersion Days in Dundee.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a pass in Higher French (or equivalent, such as the Dundee Intensive French course by distance-learning), plus an undergraduate degree or equivalent. If you are a Secondary MFL teacher seeking an additional qualification in French, your undergraduate degree should normally be in another Modern Foreign Language, and you should hold a current Secondary MFL teaching qualification.

Course modules

French language, including grammar and communication skills; culture and society; themes such as 20th Century literature, education, the environment, French and Francophone cinema; professional studies; project.

Assessment methods

The course project consists of an extended essay and a series of lesson plans or equivalent for non-teachers. At the end of the course there is a 2 and a half hour written examination and an oral examination, both normally held in Dundee.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
Graduate Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
Graduate Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
Graduate Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
Graduate Diploma Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
Graduate Diploma Distance learning September 2017 - 24 months

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