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BAEnglish Language and French Studies

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

The English Language and French Studies Joint Honours degree programme enables study of two complementary subjects alongside each other to Honours degree level. Exploring these two subjects is a wonderful way to broaden your horizons and compare two fascinating cultures. The degree offers a broad range of English Language modules, coupled with a mix of general and specific French Studies modules. If you study a subject in a Joint Honours programme, you work at the same level and academic standard as students taking that subject in a Single Honours programme.

Programme structure

We all use language every day, but how many of us stop to think about it? The study of English language demands discipline, observation, exploration and imagination. Some aspects, like phonology and grammar, ask for particular attention to detail, accuracy and logical argument. Other topics, such as child language development and language variation, demand an ability to collect, analyse and evaluate your own data. They are all valuable skills that will make you a much-sought-after graduate in the world of work. On the English Language half of your degree programme, you will have a chance to specialise in linguistics. The course draws on the University’s particular strength in corpus linguistics, grammar, stylistics, discourse analysis and applied linguistics, and you will be challenged to sharpen your own ideas about your own use of spoken and written language.

Within the French Studies element of your degree programme, you can sample a range of subject areas and disciplines: film studies, literature, politics, history, translation studies, cultural studies, sociology, and even a dash of economics find their way into our modules at various points. Additionally, French Studies does not only entail the study of France. Our students have the opportunity to study the history, politics and culture of France, then to apply that knowledge in order to consider the role of French culture and politics in Europe and internationally.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States