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French Studies and Computing BSc (Hons)

Lancaster University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Lancaster’s joint French Studies and Computing is taught by the Department of Languages and Cultures in conjunction with the School of Computing and Communications.Your French Studies programme enables you to acquire high-level language skills while gaining a thorough understanding of the country’s historical, cultural, social and political background in a global context. In Computing, you’ll focus on developing professional skills, including extensive study of software and systems development.Your first year comprises an exploration of the French language and its cultural context, as well as core modules in the fundamentals of computer science and software development. Alongside this, you will study a minor subject of your choice.Building on your language skills in Year 2, you will study the culture, politics and history of the French-speaking world in more depth, as well as selecting modules which are international in scope and promote a comparative understanding of Europe and beyond. You will combine these with modules such as Databases, HCI, Networking and Software Design.Spending your third year abroad in a French-speaking country makes a major contribution to your command of the language, while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. You can study at a partner institution or conduct a work placement.In your final year, you consolidate your French language skills, and study specialist culture and comparative modules, such as Translation as a Cultural Practice. You will also select Computing modules such as Internet Applications Engineering and Artificial Intelligence.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : AAB

A level French, or if this is to be studied from beginners’ level, AS grade B or A level grade B in another foreign language, or GCSE grade A or 7 in a foreign language. Native French speakers will not be accepted onto this scheme.

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University information

Lancaster University

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Lancaster’s community is made up of people from over 100 countries giving students opportunities to make lifelong connections that cross borders and cultures.
The university has dedicated support available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 114 6

    3rd out of 49 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    149 64%

    29th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93.0 93%

    13th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    39th

    34
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    149 70%

    24th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    27th

    18

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