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French Studies and Film (Hons)

Lancaster University

48 months
Duration
19930 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Lancaster University’s joint French Studies and Film (Hons) degree is taught by the Department of Languages and Cultures in conjunction with Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA).

Overview

Key facts

Your first year at Lancaster University's French Studies and Film (Hons) comprises an exploration of the French language and its cultural context as well as an introduction to Film Studies and the core module, ‘Modernism in the Arts’.  Alongside this, you will study a minor subject of your choice.

Building on your language skills in Year 2, you will study the culture, politics and history of the French-speaking world in more depth, as well as selecting modules which are international in scope and promote a comparative understanding of Europe and beyond.  You will combine these with the modules ‘Critical Reflections’ and ‘Hollywood and Beyond: Global Cinema’.

Spending your third year abroad in a French-speaking country makes a major contribution to your command of the language, while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. You can study at a partner institution or conduct a work placement.

In your final year, you consolidate your French language skills, and study specialist culture and comparative modules, such as ‘Contemporary Cities in Literature and Film’.  You will also choose film modules such as ‘Apocalypse Then: New Hollywood Cinema’, ‘Silent Cinema’ or ‘Media and Performance’.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French Language: Written Skills (post-Beginners/CEFR: Bl)
  • Hollywood and beyond: Global cinema
  • Second Year Programme tor Academic Skills, Employability and International placement preparation
  • Shaping Contemporary France: Moments and Movements
  • Critical Reflections in Creative Arts
  • European New Wave Cinema
  • Film and Comic Books
  • Language and Identity in France, Germany and Spain
  • LICA Schools Placement
  • Professional Contexts tor Modem Languages
  • Society on Screen: The Language of Film
  • Understanding culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level ABB
  • Required Subjects A level French, or if this is to be studied from beginners’ level, AS grade B or A level grade B in another foreign language, or GCSE grade A in a foreign language. Native French speakers will not be accepted onto this scheme.
  • International Baccalaureate 32 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects including appropriate evidence of language ability
  • BTEC Distinction

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19930 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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