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French and Politics MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    RL12

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    16th

    7
  • Subject Ranking

    21st

    4 (French)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    189

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    72

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.83

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

This programme is designed to develop your interest in, and complex knowledge and understanding of, France and the Francophone world including the language, history, culture and social issues. You will study this alongside the origins and present-day contexts of conflicts over power and resources, the morality of political action, the limits of freedom and justice, and the processes of governance at various levels within politics. Our programme focuses on a variety of issues in politics, political theory, public theory and international relations in Europe, Russia, Africa and the US. Politics is part of a vibrant research-led community. The programme aims to equip you with substantive knowledge of a range of political systems, institutions, processes and ideas, enabling you to develop and apply your knowledge and skills to the understanding and evaluation of political issues and problems in the contemporary world.Furthermore, you will develop key skills in critical thinking, conceptual analysis, research, and written and oral articulation of information and argument.as well as the literature, artistic developments and theories associated with them. Through intense training in the target language you will acquire near-native fluency.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

Required subjects: A Level: a language other than English at grade B. GCSEs: French at grade B or 6 and English at grade C or 4.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

16th

About this University

The University of Edinburgh offers more than 500 undergraduate programmes across a wide range of disciplines. 89% of graduates leave the university with a 1st or 2:1 degree classification. Edinburgh is a beautiful, historic city that is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Address

Central area campus

George Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9JZ

UNITED KINGDOM