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French and Linguistics

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

From 2022/23 entry, this course will be subsumed into the BA Modern Languages and Linguistics

Year One

Core Modules

Modern French Language (FR101-30) OR Modern French Language for Beginners (FR102-30)


Linguistics: Understanding Language (ET118-30)


Language in Society (ET119-15)


Research, Academic and Professional Skills (ET120-15)


The Story of Modern France (FR121-30)


Year Two/Three

Core Modules
  Modern French Language II (FR201-30) OR Modern French Language II post-beginners (FR202-30)
  Phonetics and Phenology (ET229-15)
  Morphology and Syntax (ET230-15)
  Sociolinguistics (ET216-15)
  Intercultural Business Communication (ET212-15) OR Qualitative Research Methods (ET214-15)
Optional Modules
  Year 2 French Modules (30 credits)

Year Two/Three - Spent Abroad

Year Four

Core Modules
  Modern French Language III (FR301-30)
  Linguistics Dissertation (ET315-30)
  Communication Modes (ET325-15)
Optional Modules
Final Year French Modules (up to 30 credits) AND
Professional Communication (ET319-15) OR
Dialects (ET327-15) OR

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