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Masters of Arts in French Literature

An MA is a degree awarded after a period of study, usually one or two years, at the graduate level. Also called a Master of Arts, study may be research based or course based or, more often, a combination of the two. A thesis may or may not be required for successful completion of the program. What is an MA in French Literature? Mastery of the French language as well as ability to critically and co… Read more

An MA is a degree awarded after a period of study, usually one or two years, at the graduate level. Also called a Master of Arts, study may be research based or course based or, more often, a combination of the two. A thesis may or may not be required for successful completion of the program.

What is an MA in French Literature? Mastery of the French language as well as ability to critically and constructively analyze literature written in French will typically make up the core of this type of program. However, you will also be studying the culture and history of France and Francophone countries, from the past through to today, as it is reflected in its literary works. In some programs, you may be able to specialize according to a specific time period or genre of literature.

While some students with a master’s degree in French literature will go on to study at the doctorate level, an MA will help to prepare them for a variety of careers, primarily ones that require language fluency. It can be particularly useful for people who want to work for international companies.

The cost of attending a graduate program can vary greatly, depending on the institution of higher learning chosen and where it is located. Some people look into online programs as a way of helping reduce expenses.

There are many industries that may hire someone with a degree in French literature including import/export companies, embassies, translation companies, publishing firms, public relations firms, tourism companies and schools. One may find work as a translator or interpreter on a freelance basis as well. In addition, in tourist oriented locations in French speaking countries, many types of companies, especially in the hospitality industry, may be interested in hiring a graduate from a French-based program.

Bilingual ability is something that can make a person stand out in a competitive job market. To find out more about this degree, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The Master's track in European Literature and Interculturality is located at the Department of European Languages and Cultures. This international, interdisciplinary and multi ... +

The Master's track in European Literature and Interculturality is located at the Department of European Languages and Cultures. This international, interdisciplinary and multilingual environment offers excellent opportunities for research and immerses them in vibrant networks of experts across different European countries and languages. The following languages can be chosen as major languages: French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English, Dutch
01 Sep 2021
Campus