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English Literature and French BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: RQ13

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BA English Literature and French will enable you to explore a wide range of texts dating from a variety of periods.You will also develop a comprehensive grounding in French language, literature, culture, history and linguistics, enabling you to become proficient enough in French to live and work effectively in a French-speaking environment.**English Literature**- You will explore more than 1,000 years of literature and culture: from medieval romance to the postcolonial and postmodern.- You can specialise in English Literature, American, Irish and post-colonial literatures, cultural theory, creative writing and film.- You will engage with a range of literary/non-literary genres including film, music and texts, from Anglo-Saxon times to the present.- Benefit from our research activity in English and American Studies, with more than 12 active research groups ranging from Anglo Saxon literature to 21 st century writing and film.- Enjoy creative writing course unit options in your second and third years of study.**French**- At least two-thirds of our staff are native speakers, teaching you in French in all language classes as such, as well as in most culture classes.- You will experience between 3 and 6 hours of French grammar and conversation every week (at post A-Level or beginners' level), in order to reach near-native precision and fluency. This will run in parallel with optional course units on French and Francophone history, politics, literature, popular culture and/or linguistics, from the Early Modern period to the present.- You will benefit from our long-established partnership with the Alliance Française de Manchester with cultural events throughout the year, such as film screenings, talks, plays, concerts, exhibitions and intensive language classes.- You will also benefit from our collaboration with the Institut de Touraine in the Loire Valley, which hosts Easter and Summer French language classes that are appropriate for ab initio students and finalists.- Our range and quality of courses are regularly cited for praise by external examiners and two colleagues have won University Teaching Excellence Awards.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 19,500per year

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 106 11

    9th out of 49 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    164 80%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    n/a

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    165 75%

    11th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    35th

    4

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