You will be studying at two top'ranking departments with outstanding research records. The Music Department received the highest rating for research in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. The School of Modern Languages offers excellent quality equipment and dedicated language learning facilities. You will have access to major performance spaces on campus as well as several music technology spaces with the latest industry'standard hardware and software. You will spend a year abroad and can choose to study at university, be a teaching assistant or go on a work placement. We have strong links with major universities in metropolitan France as well as Belgium, Switzerland and La Reunion.
French Year 1: perspectives on modern France (crisis, nation, identity); the visual image in French culture and society; heroes and anti'heroes in their social and cultural context; language, communication and society; landmarks (reading the classics of French literature). Year 2: cinema in France; writing romance and desire; French (the linguist's view); culture and ideology; stage and screen in France. Year 3: advanced French linguistics; Arthurian romance; gender and transgression in early'modern French literature; redefining the erotic in contemporary French literature and film; fictions of history (narrative, film and event in early modern France); image, identity and consumer culture in post'war fiction and film; text and image in France (from cubism to the present); ethics and violence (murder, suicide and genocide in literature and film); the libertines (narratives of experience in early modern France); the passion of place (desire and identity in modern Paris). Music Year 1: theory and analysis; practical musicianship; creative composition techniques; practical composition skills; a very short history of music; introduction to historical musicology; introduction to world music; contemporary debates in music; solo performance; creative ensemble performance. Year 2: studies in music analysis; studies in composition; studies in music history; studies in ethnomusicology; studies in music, media and technology; practical performance. Year 3: composition; musicology; theory and analysis; performance.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
Full Time With Time Abroad
Full Time With Time Abroad
- GCE A-level ABB-AAB
- European Baccalaureate 75%
- International Baccalaureate 32
- SQA Advanced Higher AB
- Course specific
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
- SQA Higher
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 92%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 92%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%
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Total Written: 26%
Total Coursework: 37%
Total Practical: 36%