King's College London

Course Introduction

This French degree programme is taken over three years, with students spending one semester in Paris in their second year, under the Study Abroad programme. Intended if your first language is English.

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); text and performance (an introduction to French theatre and film). Year 2 examples: Comedy in French literature before 1700; the French novel since 1700; the idea of France; modernity and the city; modern French history; Year 3 examples: Troubling desires; recent French thought; contemporary women's writing in French; images of Algeria; citizenship and exclusion in modern France; topics in French film II shadows of enlightenment.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
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

13% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 72%

Total Coursework: 20%

Total Practical: 9%

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

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