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French and International Development BA (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

French

Your modules in French will enable you to:

  • develop your linguistic proficiency in French to near-native level
  • gain an in-depth understanding of French and francophone cultures
  • immerse yourself in the language and culture of a French-speaking country during your year abroad

You’ll have plenty of scope to practise speaking, writing, reading and understanding French, and you’ll learn about the political, social, historical and cultural contexts of French-speaking countries.

Your learning will be supported by a range of materials in French, including cultural and historical texts.

International Development

Your international development modules will provide:

  • an understanding of the complex global dynamics affecting the planet’s resources, climate, food systems, and human population
  • the ability to critically evaluate key ideas in international development policy and practice
  • the opportunity to explore core development theories and research methods.

Your learning will be enhanced by case studies from around the world, providing you with insight into our planet’s fascinating societies, cultures and histories.

Career

Your degree in French and International Development will equip you with a valuable skillset, including a mix of natural and social sciences, quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, and knowledge of the challenges facing international development. These skills could lead to a career in translation, business, aid agencies, charities, government departments and research institutions.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,320per year

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

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 21,000 students from around 165 countries.
Reading is just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

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    41st out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

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    124 56%

    42nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    70th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    126 57%

    34th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    9th

    21
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    116 53%

    45th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    80th

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