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French and Politics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RL12

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

French is a major world language, in Africa as well as in Europe and Canada. The Francophone world has a fascinating political history. This programme enables you to study French in the context of the many countries, cultures and societies, worldwide, in which the language is spoken, alongside issues such as the morality of political action, the limits of freedom and justice and the processes of governance at various levels within politics. Studying on this programme will lead you to near-native fluency in the French language, thanks to our four years of intensive training, including a year abroad. At the same time, you will explore French culture – its literature, cinema, political history and philosophical ideas; we can offer you a wide range of courses spanning the Middle Ages to the 21st century. The Politics side of the programme focuses on a variety of issues in politics, political theory, public theory and international relations in Europe, Russia, Africa and the US. It aims to equip you with substantive knowledge of a range of political systems, institutions, processes and ideas. This will enable you to develop and apply your knowledge and skills to the understanding and evaluation of political issues and problems in the contemporary world.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

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

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 49 5

    11th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    184 84%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    45th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    188 86%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    81st

    4

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