King's College London

Course Introduction

Study across a range of French and Francophone language and literature from the Middle Ages to today, plus diverse choice of English modules, from medieval literature to modern poetry and women's writing. The degree is based in London and includes year in a French'speaking country.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Text and performance (an introduction to French theatre and film); revolution and reaction in modern France (an introduction to modern French history); language in time; classical and biblical contexts of English literature; introducing literary theories; medieval literary culture; reading poetry. Year 2 examples: The idea of France; modernity and the city; modern French history; a mad world, my masters (performing culture in Jacobean London); Australian literature and film; creative writing (the novel). Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Shadows of enlightenment; Flaubert; French feminist writing; Qu'b'cois fiction and film across the Canadian bicultural divide; ancient lyric and poetry; autobiography and modern self'representation; Beowulf (heroes and other monsters).

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 AAA
  • SQA Higher AAAAB
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • SQA Advanced Higher AA
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary 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

91% Go on to work and/or study

In work 65
Studying 24
Studying and working 2
Unemployed 7
Unknown 2

16% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 49%

Total Coursework: 23%

Total Practical: 28%

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

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