Find out what undergraduate study in French involves.
Find out more about enrolling in a French language course for the first time.
The Stage I courses you can take as part of French.
The Stage II courses you can take as part of French.
The Stage III courses you can take as part of French.
Information about postgraduate programmes in French.
The postgraduate courses you can take as part of French.
Information about PhD study and doctoral research areas.
Current French students and recent graduates tell their own stories.
The subject French is located within the School of European Languages and Literatures.
French involves not only language study, but also knowledge of the culture, history and literature of France and the French-speaking world.
French is either the first or second language of many nations, and embodies rich and diverse cultural histories. France is a major world economic power as well as being a leader in art and literature, science and technology.
French and your career
Your knowledge of French language and culture could lead to a career in diplomatic and government service, trade and business, teaching, research, tourism, libraries or translation and interpreting. French can be particularly useful for careers in international organisations and multinational companies - French is an official language of the UN, UNESCO and NATO.
Study options in French
French is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and is taught by the School of European Languages and Literatures.