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French Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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This French Studies degree at the University of Nottingham  is one of the largest French sections in the UK and our lecturers are experts in their fields.  You can take modules in:

  • translation and interpreting
  • linguistics
  • art, theatre and photography
  • cinema
  • history and culture
  • politics
  • literature from around the Francophone world


You will have developed a sophisticated command of French that will enable you to work comfortably in professional and social contexts, and you will have acquired a broad knowledge of French history, literature and culture. The experience gained during your year abroad will demonstrate to potential employers that you are adaptable, resourceful, and independent.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time/year 3 out

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

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
  • IB score: 32; 5 in French at Higher Level or 6 at Standard Level (B Programme)

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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