When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Course Code W23HMSI02C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Explore literary works from French speaking writers in the light of their social-cultural setting.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explore, develop and discuss themes and analyse characters
  • Explore develop and discuss the distinctive use of language, style and register
  • Increase confidence by developing analytical, collaborative and independent learning skills
  • Discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e.: progression to the next stage


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    The course will be conducted in French and delivered face-to-face.You will engage in research and active participation .You will evaluate and critically interpret texts studied in their context. To ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

    Entry requirements

    Good command of French and English, Interview with tutor prior to enrolment advisable (contact Department).

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students.This course requires some additional study outside of class time.

    What you need

    A pen and a notebook. A copy of the selected book at the start of the course : we are currently reading l'Archipel du Chien by Philippe Claudel ,started in term 2 . Additionally, you will need a laptop with Internet connection to access online resources for your course.

    What you can do next

    Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the following learning outcomes. Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress to another French Proficiency course.