Speak without obligation to
Queen's University Belfast, School of Languages, Literatures and Performing Arts
Your request has been sent correctly
Would you like to receive information about these related courses?
Just one more thing ...
Some institutions ask us for this data. Please, fill them in
Comments about MA in French and Linguistics - At the institution - Belfast - Belfast - Belfast - Northern Ireland
The MA in French and Linguistics aims to give students the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge and understanding of a wide range of topics in both general and French linguistics, with an emphasis on the forms and functions of the contemporary French language. For the dissertation, students have the opportunity to specialise in areas which particularly interest them. The course also aims to enhance professional skills relevant to a variety of careers. Students develop a knowledge and understanding of the principles of scholarship and research methods and linguistic theory as a foundation for doctoral research.
Entrance Requirements Normally a good honours degree in French with an element of linguistics. Additional Information for International Students An IELTS score of 6.5 and TOEFL score of 575 on paper and 233 on computer.
MA in French and Linguistics
Four taught modules:
-Independent Study in French Linguistics
-Research Methods (double module): includes textual analysis, collecting and analysing data, transcription and prosody
-The French Language: Structures and Analyses
-Theoretical Issues in French Stylistics
Dissertation (Compulsory double module)
In place of the Independent Study module, students may take a literature module from the French MA or another Modern Languages module for which they are suitably qualified.
Written assignments for the taught modules in both the MA and Diploma; a 15,000 word dissertation for the MA.
DEL, AHRC, University funding.
Opportunities for Careers
The MA provides advanced research training for those who wish to pursue an academic career; those interested in careers in media, the civil service and teaching will also benefit from the opportunities it offers for personal and professional development.