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English Literature and French BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

English Literature and French with a Year Abroad at Swansea University is an exciting and challenging course. You will study centuries of English literature and discover the rich culture that makes France an international centre of the arts.

This course opens up a range of career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills which employers want. You will also have the opportunity to live and study or work in France.

Course content stretches from national and global literatures including Renaissance writings, Gothic and genre fiction, 19th century literature, modernity and contemporary fiction, gender and culture, creative and professional writing to French language, fiction, translation and language teaching. You will become a scholar of 21st century France’s role in Europe and the wider world.

ENGLISH LITERATURE AND FRENCH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

French is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world and one of only six official United Nations languages.

Over 97% of our English Single and Joint Honours graduates are in work and/or further study six months after graduation (DLHE 2013/14).

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • education
  • marketing
  • social media
  • project administration
  • teaching
  • humanitarian work
  • translation and interpretation
  • public services

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 16,950per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 106 5

    23rd out of 49 18

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    131 64%

    37th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    69th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    7th

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