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French and Linguistics MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RQ11

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

French is a major world language, spoken in many parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas.This joint honours programme offers you the opportunity to study French in its global cultural context while exploring how language works.French and Linguistics make an excellent joint honours choice by combining the study of:* a modern language in its cultural context * the expression and creation of meaningLinguistics courses of particular relevance to language students cover:* the speech sounds of the world's languages* variation in the languages of the world* the structure and history of world languages**French** You will have the opportunity to acquire near-native fluency in this widely-spoken modern language, while gaining the broad cultural education valued by graduate employers. You will explore aspects of French culture, including Francophone literature and cinema, political history, social movements and philosophical ideas. Our courses cover material from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century and include specialist options taught by leading experts in their field. **Linguistics**Linguistics examines how language works, describing how sounds, words, sentences and conversations combine to express and create meaning.You will study:* the uses of language in everyday life* the ways in which it varies across society and evolves over time* how it is mastered by childrenAs you progress through the programme, you will have the opportunity to formulate and test scientific hypotheses about linguistic phenomena using specialist linguistics and phonetics equipment. **Why Edinburgh** We are unique in Scotland in offering students a full academic year abroad within the four-year honours programme, regardless of whether you spend the year studying or working. Our programmes are extremely flexible. In Years 1 and 2, you will choose option courses from a broad list of disciplines, and specialise as you progress through your honours years.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,500per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: a language other than English at B. GCSEs: French at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 49 1

    7th out of 33 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    183 86%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    29th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    36th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    189 92%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    24th

    5

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