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Film & Visual Culture 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

Film & Visual Culture and French at Aberdeen gives your thorough training in the history and theory of the moving image in the 21st century from a contemporary European perspective. You will study the language and culture of French-speaking countries, including cinema, and opening international possibilities to a career in creative arts and media, and many other options too.Our unique Film and Visual Culture programme combines close analysis of visual objects and artefacts – analogue and digital, moving and still, underground and mainstream – with theories of visual representation, production and circulation. You will gain specialist knowledge and skills in the academic study of cinema, with an emphasis on building analytical skills in research and critical writing. You will also have the opportunity to develop skills in digital video production and web design.French at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation, gaining the highest possible rating in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment. You will be taught by staff internationally recognised for their research. You will add French cinema to your growing language skills and studies of contemporary civilization and culture, Francophone and post-colonial studies, philosophy, history, sociology, linguistics, theatre, and most genres and periods of French literature from the middle ages to the present day.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. You will graduate ideally prepared for a career in the creative arts, new media, journalism, teaching, with the international dimension opening opportunities in business, tourism and many other options.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,800per year

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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 has over 130 nationalities and strong international global networks.
Experienced international student advisers with immigration expertise supporting students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 103

    21st out of 50 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    176 93%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    25th

  • 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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