The French MLitt allows you to research French at postgraduate level and either continue your studies on to a PhD or apply your knowledge across a wide variety of industries internationally. You draw from an incredible history and culture from medieval times to the present day. This programme is based on the School of Language, Literature, Film and Visual Culture. You benefit from international academics with impressive research portfolios and cross disciplinary links within literature, philosophy, film, history of art. As a fluent French speaker, you will have a range of career opportunities available to you after graduating in areas such as publishing, tourism, academia, politics, and much more.
There are two centres in the School of Language, Literature, Film and Visual Culture which are:
Centre for Early Modern Studies
George Washington Wilson Centre for Visual Culture
Wider research centres in the School of Language, Literature, Film and Visual Culture include:
Centre for Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies
Centre for Linguistic Research
Centre for the Novel
SERG (Sound Emporium Research Group
Sir Herbert Grierson Centre for Textual Criticism and Comparative Literary History
Walter Scott Research Centre
WORD Centre for Creative Writing
There is a seminar series for linguistic research which you are welcome to attend along with other events in the School and across the wider university.
Find out more about the programme and your supervisors.
You study at an ancient Scottish University dating back to 1495 with a wide range of international students and international academics with impressive research and consultancy portfolios
As a research student you are welcome to attend seminars and events in the School and across the wider university.
The School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture is ranked in the top 3 in the UK for Linguistics and 1st in Scotland
The University was founded on the principle of “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” Bishop Elphinstone, 1495. You study in an international environment with international academics that offer you specific expertise in their discipline areas.