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Film & Visual Culture and French MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

Key Information

Course duration: 4 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

Applying

UCAS Course Code: WR61

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: BBB For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.GCSE in English or English Language is also required.
SQA Higher: AABB Minimum of 4 Highers at AABB obtained at a single sitting or 3 Advanced Highers at BBB. Those seeking to qualify over two sittings will be expected to exceed this minimum.Also required: English at Standard Grade 1, 2 or 3 or National 5 at Grades A, B or C.
SQA Advanced Higher: ABB Second year entry may be possible in most school based subjects. A minimum of ABB overall in Adv Higher is required. Adv Higher at A in the subject selected for Single Honours or AB in the subject selected for Joint Honours.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £1,820 per year
Overseas students: £15,300 per year

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The Course

Summary

Film & Visual Culture and French at Aberdeen gives you thorough training in the history and theory of the moving image in the 21st century from a contemporary European perspective. You will study the language and culture of French-speaking countries, including cinema and opening international possibilities to a career in creative arts and media and many other options too.Our unique Film and Visual Culture programme combines close analysis of visual objects and artefacts – analogue and digital, moving and still, underground and mainstream – with theories of visual representation, production and circulation. You will gain specialist knowledge and skills in the academic study of cinema, with an emphasis on building analytical skills in research and critical writing. You will also have the opportunity to develop skills in digital video production and web design.French at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation, gaining the highest possible rating in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment. You will be taught by staff internationally recognised for their research. You will add familiarity with French cinema to your growing language skills and studies of contemporary civilization and culture, Francophone and post-colonial studies, philosophy, history, sociology, linguistics, theatre and most genres and periods of French literature from the middle ages to the present day.As an integral part of your 4-year programme, you will spend half of year three developing your language skills as a teaching assistant or visiting student in a French-speaking country. You will graduate well prepared for a career in the creative arts, new media, journalism, teaching and with the international dimension opening opportunities in business, tourism and many other options.

Start Dates

  • 2 September 2019 at Main Site

University of Aberdeen

University League Table Ranking: 28th

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Postal Address

School of Language and Literature
University of Aberdeen
University Office
Regent Walk King's College
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
SCOTLAND

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