If you have a limited knowledge of French, you will take French 1A in your first year. This is an intensive language course that also introduces you to French culture. If you have studied French beyond Standard Grade or GCSE, you will take French 1B, which focuses on 20th-century France.
You will take French 2, which builds on your knowledge of the French language and French literature from the first year.
You will spend your third year studying or working in a French-speaking country.
You will develop advanced language skills in spoken and written French and choose from a range of specialist courses including contemporary literature, politics and film.
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at AABB (minimum) but typically AAAA (first sitting) or AAAB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) including a language other than English plus French at B and English at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including a language other than English plus French at B and English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Literatures, Languages and Cultures