Introduction

Exploration of French culture and film, literature and poetry, politics, society and philosophy from medieval times to the present day.

Study Information

At a Glance

Degree Qualification
MLitt or PhD

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Based in the School of Language, Literature, Film and Visual Culture, our research programmes in French are distinguished for research on twentieth-century literary theory, cultural studies, comparative literature, Francophone studies, Early Modern literature, language-teaching methodology, and medieval studies. We have long-standing links with other programmes, particularly Philosophy, English, Film and Art History.

Our Research

French research is centred on staff research interests and is integrated across research centres, such as:

Supervisors: Dr Nadia Kiwan, Dr Áine Larkin, Dr Clémence O'Connor, Dr Bruno Tribout, Professor Edward Welch.

Aberdeen Global Scholarship (EU)

The Aberdeen Global Scholarship is open to European Union (EU) students.

This is a £2,000 tuition fee discount available to eligible self-funded Postgraduate Masters students who are classed as International fee status and are domiciled in the EU, plus another £3,000 discount for eligible Postgraduate Masters students who would have previously been eligible for Home fees (Scottish/EU) fee status.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants to the MPhil or PhD must provide a detailed research proposal and two academic references from their most recent academic institution.

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School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
University of Aberdeen
King's College
Aberdeen
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