MAs in French

Compare 2 MA Programs in French

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A master’s degree, or a Master of Arts, is a common degree granted by higher learning institutions. Most often, an MA is granted for studies in fields such as history, English, linguistics and the arts. Usually, an MA is achieved after receiving a bachelor’s degree in a similar field.

What is an MA in French? A Master of Arts in French involves a multifaceted approach to learning about French culture, language and history. The goal of a master’s degree in French is to educate students about the various aspects of French culture, often through an appreciation of media, visual arts, literature and historical studies. Often, a degree in French involves writing a thesis or research paper in either English or French, depending on the track taken within the degree. Many programs offer a choice of concentrations in tracks such as comparative literature, French culture or history.

A Master of Arts in French allows students to gain a deep understanding of French literature and to master their French language skills to a high level. Through studying French culture and history, students can contextualize world events and linguistic connections.

The financial cost of an MA in French varies, depending on which institution is chosen. Some programs last only one year and others can take up to three years, which can impact the financial cost of the program.

Those with a Master of Arts in French can expect to explore a wide range of career possibilities. Many students choose to pursue higher education and study for a PhD in French, which can lead to academic teaching jobs. Other areas of interest for those with an MA in French include diplomatic positions, government jobs and other such employment opportunities.

Online courses are a good way to pursue an MA in French. They offer the flexibility to work from anywhere and schedule coursework around other obligations. To get started with a course, 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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Master in European Languages and Cultures

University of Tartu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Estonia Tartu

The master's programme provides knowledge and skills in a modern or classical language and culture. [+]

MA Degrees in French. The European Languages and Cultures master's programme trains students to be cultural mediators (translators, administrators, editors, etc.) by providing knowledge and skills in a modern or classical language and culture. The programme covers 7 areas of speciality (students focus on one): English language and literature French language and literature Spanish language and literature Russian and Slavic philology German language and literature Scandinavian languages and literature Classical philology The graduates will be competitive candidates for careers in professions that require excellent proficiency in foreign languages and cultural competence in state institutions, universities and research institutions, IT companies, museums, publishing houses cultural exchange organisations in Estonia and abroad. The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 1.2% of the world's best universities (QS and THE rankings). It is located in Tartu, the second largest city in Estonia, which is known as the Student Capital of Estonia. 13 000 students are enrolled at the University of Tartu, incl. 1300 international students. [-]

MA in French (Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

On a more advanced level (Master’s studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel; Autobiography; Contemporary French Theatre and Francophone Literature, in order develop their capacities for research and critical thought. The French Department’s Master’s is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consist of a dissertation or a thesis. [+]

On a more advanced level (Master’s studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel; Autobiography; Contemporary French Theatre and Francophone Literature, in order develop their capacities for research and critical thought. The French Department’s Master’s is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consist of a dissertation or a thesis. Admission requirements The admission requirement for a Master’s is an Honours Degree in French. Contact details Name: Prof WA Kabwe-Segatti Tel: 011 559 2757 / Email: desirew@uj.ac.za [-]