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French and History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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On this French and History (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham,You will study general approaches and concepts in history alongside specialised history modules in the French context.

Beginners' French students follow an intensive language course designed to take them to degree level within four years, while post-A level students take language classes at an advanced level. Absolute beginners, GCSE, AS (beginners' entry), or A level students (post-A level entry) in French are warmly invited to apply.  


By the end of your course you will have specialist knowledge of the historical periods and a broad knowledge of the practical techniques used in historical research. You will have developed your command of the language so that you are comfortable using French in a variety of linguistic contexts. Your year abroad will demonstrate to employers that you are adaptable and independent.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French Cinema: The New Wave
  • Nineteenth Century French Narrative
  • On Location: Cinematic Explorations of Contemporary France
  • Literature and Politics in Modern France
  • Huit Tableaux: Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France (1799-1871)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A level offer: ABB Open to beginners and A level students of French
  • B in history and French A level, if applicable. No language qualification is required for the beginners' pathway.
  • IB score 32; 5 at Higher Level in history, and 5 at Higher Level or 6 at Standard Level (B programme) in French, if applicable.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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