King's College London

Course Introduction

Study across whole range of French and Francophone language, literature, culture and thought from the Middle Ages to today. The degree is based in central London and includes a year of study abroad. After first year of the degree programme you may specialise in areas of most interest to you.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Core French language; introduction to French literature (compulsory); French narrative texts (an introduction); subjects and selves (an introduction to French thought). Year 2 examples: Core French language; the practice of translation (compulsory); death and desire (love in French literature before 1700); writing the self since 1700 in French literature; French poetry since 1800. Year 3 examples: Year in French'speaking country. Year 4 examples: The stylistics of translation; medieval occitan literature; the debate about women in the middle ages; 16th'century encounters with the new world; the literary perception of the Honn'te Homme.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Higher AAABB
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

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86% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 78%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 63%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

17% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 55%

Total Coursework: 17%

Total Practical: 28%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation