About this course
Become fluent in a major international language, deepen your understanding of Linguistics and spend a year in a French-speaking country. You can complement your language learning with modules on History, Contemporary Society, Literature and Film.
What you learn will prepare you for work across the world. French is native to France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and the French Caribbean, and it’s an official language in much of Africa and Asia.
You’ll start at a level that matches your ability in spoken and written French, which helps ensure rapid progress. You’ll also have excellent resources to support you. The Centre for Language Study at Southampton has everything you need.
A module in year 2 prepares you for the following year abroad. You can spend the year in countries such as:
We have partner universities in the Erasmus exchange programme across France and Switzerland.
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.