Studying French at Swansea means: developing your knowledge of a world language, discovering the rich culture that makes France an international centre of the arts and understanding twenty-first- century France and its role in Europe.
- All of our modules combine intensive language tuition with optional modules relating to a wide variety of aspects of society and culture in the French-speaking world.
- Our staff are experts in film, gender studies, medieval and early modern literature, theatre studies, travel writing and translation studies and students benefit from our active research in these areas.
- A strong Welsh-medium provision is also available.
- During the third year of study, students spend a year abroad in France.Students can study at a University, teach in a school or work in a business during the year abroad in France.
- Our students have an academic mentor who provides pastoral support and guidance on issues that may affect their well-being, attendance and progress through University.
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- In the first year of study all students follow a language module which builds on your knowledge of spoken and written French and a module on French culture designed to introduce you to the rich diversity of film, literature and history of France. There are optional modules on French for Professional Purposes, European Cinema and Fiction. You can also study French as a beginner.
- In the second year you continue to develop your language skills and choose from optional modules such as: Translation Workshop; History of the French Language; French Cinema since World War II; The Algerian War; Introduction to the Theory of Translation; Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation; European Fascisms; Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
- In your final year you will have spent a year abroad perfecting your language skills and you will bring this new knowledge to language modules covering skills such as oral communication, translation, essay- writing and r