The French MLitt comprises taught and research-based elements, allowing you to focus in depth on one aspect of French studies. We offer a range of study topics including cinema, literature, popular culture and French linguistics.
We offer expert supervision in the following research areas of French studies: contemporary women's writing; 19th century literature and culture; dialectology; French and Algerian cinema; history, politics and gender; language change; popular culture (media, sport, music) and public policy; postcolonial cultures; trauma and culture.
You will normally work on a research project which comprises two to four research assignments and a longer dissertation. Your supervisor will be an expert in your chosen field, and will receive support if necessary from an experienced research supervisor. It is well suited as preparation for PhD research.
Our research staff work in a diverse range of fields from sociocultural, historical and political studies, to film and literature, linguistics and sociolinguistics. The School has strong links with interdisciplinary research centres and groups, including: Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences; Research Centre in Film and Digital Media; Gender Research Group; Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Postcolonial Research Group.
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Normally a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related discipline. To study this course you need to meet our Band 8 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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