During the Arts and Humanities (French) (Honours) degree from The Open University UK you’ll take two specialist French modules, covering a range of aspects relating to the language and its cultures around the world, including history, current affairs and the arts through a range of interactive materials and practical activities.
Alongside your study of French, you can choose to study a second specialism chosen from some of the subjects listed above, entitling you to include both subjects in the name of your degree, or complete your degree with modules chosen from a wide range of options.
Key features of the course
- Specialise in French within a broad and flexible arts and humanities degree
- Develop your critical thinking and communication skills that will be valuable in the workplace and for further study
- Learn about French cultures and develop your intercultural communicative competence
- Learn to communicate fluently in French, taking your language proficiency to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference
Skills for career development
Employers greatly value the high-level critical thinking, analysis, and communication skills acquired by studying a humanities degree. You’ll sharpen your IT, writing, and independent thinking skills; and develop the ability to assimilate and evaluate relevant information in constructing an argument. These are key skills in complex organisations, greatly sought after in the world beyond study – whether you’re already working, volunteering, or changing career.
Career relevanceStudy of the arts and humanities requires an understanding of human activities in diverse cultural environments and in very different historical circumstances. The breadth of study and range of cultural texts and objects analysed, combined with training in clear thinking and communication, make this degree course relevant to a wide variety of careers, including:
- public administration, local government, the civil service, art institutions, and social services
- advertising, journalism, publishing, creative industries and public relations
- legal work
- business, banking and retail
- human resources
- charities and campaigning.
- Discovering the arts and humanities
- Bon départ: beginners' French
- French studies 1 (intermediate)
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
- At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.
International6336 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19008 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
National6336 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19008 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
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