Faculty of Arts
You can complement advanced study of French language with courses in French literature, linguistics, medieval studies, cinema, theatre, translation and critical thinking.
It is also possible to carry out research in all these areas at masters or PhD levels, or to enrol for a co-tutelle (jointly awarded) PhD in conjunction with a university in France or New Caledonia.
See our featured academic staff profile: Dr Deborah Walker.
Postgraduate study in French provides you with opportunities for further study in France, and lecteur/lectrice positions with the University of Paris-Sorbonne and the University of Bourgogne. We also have a student exchange agreement with the University of la Rochelle.
Our graduates have careers in teaching, research, translation and interpreting, and diplomatic and government service within foreign affairs, trade and the United Nations.
The BA(Hons) is a stand alone degree at postgraduate level. It may be taken after a completed BA and is awarded as a separate qualification. The BA(Hons) may be used as the entry qualification for the one year MA.
A BA with a major in French. You must have an average grade of B or higher in 45 points above Stage II in the major.
Required course of study
Consult the BA(Hons) schedule for the courses you may take and how to structure your study.