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French and Economics

The below course structure is indicative. Modules on offer change year on year, dependent on staff research interests and availability.

Year One

Core Modules

Modern French Language (FR101-30)


Modern French Language (for beginners, FR102-30, from 2021 entry)


Economics 1 (EC107-30)


Quantitative Techniques (EC120-30) comprising of Mathematical Techniques (EC121-12), Statistical Techniques (EC122-12) and Computing/data analysis (EC125-6)


The Story of Modern France (FR121-30)


Year Two/Three

Core Modules (60 CATS total)

Modern French Language II (FR201-30)


Modern French Language II (post-beginners, FR202-30, from 2021 entry)

  Economics 2 (EC204-30)
Optional Modules (60 CATS total)
  Intermediate Year French Modules (30 credits) - may include SMLC LN modules - AND EITHER
  Applied Econometrics (EC203-30) OR
  Econometrics 1 (EC226-30)

Year Two/Three - Spent Abroad

Year Four

Core Modules
  Modern French Language III (FR301-30)

Research in Applied Economics (EC331-30)


Research Methods in Economics (EC346-15) AND one of the following 15 credit modules:

EC307: Macroeconomic Policy in the EU; EC312: International Economics; EC313: The International Economy in the Twentieth Century

Optional Modules

Final Year French Modules (30 credits)* - may include SMLC LN modules - AND


Option modules from Economics (30 credits)*


*Exceptional case for 15 credits external module may be approved by the SMLC Director of Undergraduate Studies