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2014 National Student Survey (NSS) Results

  • 92% overall satisfaction, higher than the national average for French
  • Satisfaction in the areas of teaching, assessment and feedback, learning resources, organisation and management, and personal development is higher than for the top quartile of universities nationwide (all subjects)
  • The department of French at Queen Mary ranks equal second among London universities, and is in the top ten in the Russell Group

French at Queen Mary may be studied as a single honours degree or combined with a wide range of other subjects such as a second language, Linguistics, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Business Management or Politics/International Relations. You will study the French language to a high level of oral and written proficiency with the help of a dynamic team of native-speaker language tutors. Your third year is typically spent in a French-speaking country which gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in French culture while gaining a range of experiences and skills which are attractive to future employers. In addition, the Department of French has a strong tradition of teaching in the following areas: visual culture, thought, literature, linguistics and cultural history. Teaching and research are closely linked, which means that you are taught by specialists in their field.

The Department of French works closely with students to ensure that they get the best out of their time at Queen Mary. 

The Department of French