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French and International Relations BA (Hons)

University of Westminster, London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Regent Street

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

At Westminster we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context, and offer high-quality teaching in all language skills.This course will enable you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in French in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking), and a critical understanding of culture and politics from the perspective of the changing dynamics of the global order in world politics.You will have the opportunity to study language, culture and international relations in an integrated way, exploring the connections between them and the broader geopolitical and cross-cultural contexts in which they are produced. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.We accept students at two different entry points – beginner or intermediate. Please note that we may need to test you to determine your entry point.You will study an integrated curriculum with a focus on applied language skills and cultural studies, supported by a rigorous development of your foreign languages skills in all areas.You will develop a high level of competence in oral and written communication in French, proficiency in language transfer skills, a thorough knowledge of French culture, and the ability to function linguistically in diverse cultural situations.International relations is concerned with the challenges of traditional and emerging geopolitics. It focuses on the changing configurations of power, privilege and identity in world politics, and you will explore questions of governance, democracy and human rights in a post-colonial world.Teaching methods include lectures, tutorials, practical sessions, seminars and workshops, but most of your learning is independent, conducted beyond the classroom (individually and in groups) in the library, at home, and via online learning.Assessment methods include essays, exams, individual and group presentations projects, and critical analysis.You will have the opportunity to spend a full academic year abroad at a partner institution and/or approved form of employment in a country where French is the official language. You can also study an elective module from across the University in each year.

Application deadline

15 January 2021

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University information

University of Westminster, London

  • University League Table

    111th

  • Campus address

    University of Westminster, London, 101 New Cavendish Street, LONDON, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, W1W 6XH, England

With students coming from 170 nations around the globe, Westminster is one of the most internationally diverse universities in the UK.
Courses at Westminster aim to prepare students for industry and ensure that work experience and placement opportunities are accessible to all.
Westminster offers a wide range of scholarships, including a fully-funded postgraduate award, supporting students from over 50 countries across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 49

    54th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    115 52%

    36th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    44th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    25th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    104 47%

    69th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    17th

    5

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