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French Studies with International Experience BA (Hons)

Birkbeck, University of London

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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

Learning a language opens a door to another culture. Our BA French Studies with International Experience allows you to raise your French language competence to a high level of fluency and gain the linguistic skills needed for efficient negotiation with French speakers, combined with a critical appreciation of the cultural values that lie at the heart of French life. You will learn about literature, thought and film, and French politics and society, and enhance your skills, including translating, summary-writing, and delivering written and oral presentations.The third year is normally spent at a partner institution in France or a French-speaking country to allow you to develop your language skills and your knowledge of the culture.**HIGHLIGHTS**- This course will enable you to become a proficient French speaker with a critical appreciation of the literature and film, culture and contemporary history of France and French-speaking countries.- Entry requirements are flexible and you can join the degree at various levels of competence in French.- Spend a year abroad at a partner institution in France or a French-speaking country. You may be able to receive funding support for your year abroad through Erasmus.- Our Department of Cultures and Languages brings together research and teaching in French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, making it an outstanding interdisciplinary department.- The School of Arts is an official partner of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. Opportunities for students have included a year’s free membership of the ICA, private views, discounts on all talks and events, free members' screenings and £3 cinema tickets on Tuesdays, up to 25% off ICA Artists' Editions and a monthly e-newsletter.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BBC - ABB

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University information

Birkbeck, University of London

  • Campus address

    Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HX, England

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