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French and Francophone Studies MPhil

French and Francophone Studies MPhil

Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

French Language France Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil in French Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library. There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

The research area includes: Race, immigration and national identity in France; French cinema; Cultural representations of the banlieues; Multiculturalism and humour in France; Contemporary French politics; French Travel Writing; Urban Cultures; Theories of Space; Transnationalism; Bande dessinée; Adaptation from/into literature, film, comic art and theatre; Cultural representations of Brittany; Theories of ‘voice’ in French-language literature and film.

Different course options

Full time | Bangor University | 3 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need a good honours degree with the ability to pursue research in a chosen field.

University information

Based by the sea in north Wales, Bangor University has over 11,000 students and 650 staff working in five colleges. These are: Arts and Humanities Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences Natural Sciences Health and Behavioural Sciences Physical and Applied Sciences. A quarter of Bangor’s students are postgrads, 71% of which are studying full-time. Known for its research work, Bangor is renowned in particular for its...more

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