French Studies and Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

University of Reading

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Course info

UCAS CODE QR21
On this programme, you will explore cultures and literatures from around the world, through its emphasis on comparative study. This combines well with the deepened level of expertise you will develop in French language and culture.This course will see you become confident and highly skilled in written and spoken French. You will master the fundamental elements of the language, to the point where you will graduate with a near-native command of it. We’re proud of our small language classes, led... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

French
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
91st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
32nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
41st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-20
Full Time
4 Years

French Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
French Studies graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK French Studies graduate salary
£20,000

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Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

French Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
French
95%
English Literature
30%
History
29%
Mathematics
22%
Spanish
22%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£16,475 per year
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Latest French Language reviews

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18 Oct 13

French and ITalian BA (Hons)

My experience at Reading has been one that i will always treasure, as i've had the best 4 years studying here. To make...

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University of Reading
CompUniGuide ranking
32nd
Student rating
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( 4.1)
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The University of Reading want their students to think laterally, to have an impact and to make a difference. It’s in their ethos and mindset: they call it being RED. The University encourages their students to see the bigger picture. To go beyond the textbooks and dare to be different. If you want to make an impact, this is the place to make it happen. At the University of Reading, learning goes beyond the transfer of knowledge. By studying there, you’ll be part of a globally recognised and life-changing movement of people. One of the top 200 universities worldwide, the University continually increases their global reach. Their research is rated of international standing and you’ll learn alongside passionate academics. Their work has a real-world impact and it can directly benefit your learning: the discoveries made today could be heard in the lecture theatre tomorrow.

Where you'll study

University of Reading

Room 208
Pepper Lane
Reading
Wokingham
RG6 6AH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Basingstoke  0.3 miles away

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