UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The French components of this four'year programme are taught and taken at UCL, and the Asian or African language components at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), our near neighbour. There is strong emphasis on spoken and written language work and the opportunity to undertake interdisciplinary study.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Use of French; reading French texts; Year 2 examples: The making of modern France; an introduction to literary theory; the medieval period; the renaissance period. Year 3 examples: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: French oral; French essay; advanced translation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £16,130  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB-AAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • International Baccalaureate 38
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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87% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 68%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 96%

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

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 15
Unknown 0

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 64%

Total Coursework: 26%

Total Practical: 10%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation