King's College London

Course Introduction

Study across range of French and Francophone language and literature from the Middle Ages to today in the heart of London. This programme includes Film Studies modules which provide conceptual tools to understand how society is mediated by cinematic and electronic images.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Core French language; introduction to French literature (compulsory); introduction to film studies (forms); introduction to film studies (contexts). Year 2 examples: The French novel since 1700; the idea of France; modernity and the city; modern French history; Asian popular cinemas; cinema and spectatorship; film authorship. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: The stylistics of translation; medieval occitan literature; representation and identity in film; stardom and performance; third cinema and beyond.

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

Key Course Information

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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

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 45%

Total Coursework: 24%

Total Practical: 30%

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

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