University of Warwick

University of Warwick

French Studies

Staff research interests range across large number of different areas and include: medieval literature and society: medieval Occitan literature and society; Old French literature; early modern literature and society (16th-17th centuries): 16th- and 17th-century literature and culture; neo-Latin studies; Classical tradition; 16th- and 17th-century studies; modern literature and thought: 19th-century fiction particularly Hugo, Stendhal and George Sand; travel-writing and social thought; 18th- and 19th-century history of ideas; short fiction in France and Germany; modern and contemporary fiction; modern French philosophy; critical theory; contemporary women's writing; gender studies: gender and women's history in medieval France; gender in early modern France; post-colonialist and feminist theory; French cinema: ethnographic film; Francophone studies: post-colonial literatures in French.

Entry requirements

Normally, at least Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in relevant discipline or disciplines required for admission to MA; candidates for MPhil/PhD should normally have MA (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline/disciplines; IELTS 7.0, TOEFL iBT 100, PTE 70, CAE 60+ or CPE required for applicants whose 1st language is not English.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Board; Warwick Postgraduate Research Fellowships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,095 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 18,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,095 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 18,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

Key information

PG Admissions
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02476 524585