The MLitt in French Studies offers students the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge of the individuals, the artistic and scientific creations, the events, the wars and the revolutions that have shaped literature and culture in France and French-speaking lands from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Research specialisms in the French Department include philosophy and literary theory, painting and poetry, women writing and life writing, erotic fiction and postcolonial literature, French and Francophone theatre as well as the interfaces of 19th-century culture and science in French and European contexts.
French studies may be taken as a single-subject pathway within the MLitt, or you can combine it with one of five other pathways:
- German studies
- Italian studies
- Middle Eastern literary and cultural studies (Arabic and Persian)
- Russian studies
- Spanish and Latin American studies.
2:1 Honours degree in French with a French language proficiency at C1 level on the European Framework or equivalent. Secondary pathway subjects cannot be taken at beginner's level.
Faculty of Arts