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English and French (5 yrs) MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

English and French at Aberdeen gives you all the advantages of the UK’s number-two research and creative hub for English literature, language and creative writing. You will study these two subjects from a European historical and contemporary context through top-rated study of French language and literature, history and culture. You will spend a whole year studying in a French-speaking country, and graduate fully prepared for a career across the creative arts, media, business and tourism. Aberdeen is a leading centre for the study of literature, language and creative writing, rated second in the UK for its research output.You will study poetry and prose through the dynamic relationship between author, reader and literary text, covering every period from Chaucer to contemporary English, Scottish, Irish, European and American writing and the cultural and critical impact of powerful and controversial modern works.You will be inspired by enthusiastic teachers and researchers, themselves acclaimed authors and poets and be encouraged to develop your own creative writing skills. French at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation, gaining the highest possible rating of ‘Excellent’ in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment. You will add to your growing language skills with study of French literature from the middle ages to the present day, plus courses in film, contemporary civilization and culture, taught by experts in Renaissance studies to the politics of culture and difference in contemporary France.As an integral part of your 5-year programme, you will spend the whole of year three taking your language and cultural skills to a very high level as a Teaching Assistant or visiting student in a French-speaking country. This subject combination is ideal preparation for careers across the arts, publishing, or media, with the international dimension opening opportunities in business, tourism and many other options.

Application deadline

26 January

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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.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 100 28

    21st out of 50 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    172 84%

    10th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38.0 38%

    87th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    42nd

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    190 92%

    5th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    42nd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    4th

    38

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