Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Comparative Literatures and Cultures and French BA

University of Bristol

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BA Comparative Literatures and Cultures and French gives you an unmatched opportunity to study international cultural production in depth and breadth. You will study global literatures and cultures in comparative frameworks that draw on methodologies from textual, cultural and visual studies, as well as from translation, philosophy, history, social science and critical theory. Texts will be read in English translation.Core units in years one and two currently include What is Comparative Literature and How Do We Practise It?; Introduction to Visual Cultures; Popular Representation and Institutions of Culture; Migrations of Culture.Additionally, you will have a wide choice of optional units based in the culture of a single language or a combination of cultures. Teaching is informed by staff research interests and you will be taught by experts in their fields. You will spend your third year in a French-speaking country, where you will undertake university study, a British Council assistantship or a work placement. You will follow a programme of study in French, developing linguistic skills so that you can communicate easily orally and in writing. For more information about the year abroad visit Global Opportunities.In your final year you will complete an innovative, supervised, independent project consisting of an extended essay on a topic of your choice and a public-facing element presented to the entire cohort, e.g. prospectus, interview, museum catalogue entries, newspaper article.This programme encourages attributes highly valued by employers, including intercultural understanding, analytical and critical thinking, clarity and self confidence in communication, an aptitude for collaborative work, and creativity. It will instil habits of curiosity, openness, rigour, self reflection and evidence-based thinking, preparing you for careers within a wide variety of sectors.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Do you need to know more?

Ask a question directly and subscribe to this university

REQUEST INFO

University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 100 2

    10th out of 50 10

    7th out of 105 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    167 82%

    12th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    96th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    161 78%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    35th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    149 77%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    51st

    44

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!