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BA French Studies with Business

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Application Deadlines

31 May 2024


September 2024

Programme Duration

3 years

Academic Direction
University of London Institute in Paris
Modes of Study
On campus in Paris


Explore the language and culture of France and become a near-native speaker with our three-year degree largely taught and assessed in French, in the heart of Paris. Specialise in the economic, social and political environments affecting business particularly in European and francophone contexts.

Key features

  1. Spend three years in Paris

    Take your university experience to the next level with a campus overlooking the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides. Benefit from all the cultural offerings and green spaces of a top student destination (eighth in QS Best Student Cities 2023) and gain a competitive edge with employers with your intercultural skills.

  2. Boost your CV with language skills

    If you're planning to embark on a career in international business, proficiency in French will stand you in good stead in the workplace as demand for expertise in modern languages grows. Become a near-native in a language spoken by 220 million people worldwide with a degree mainly taught in French.  

  3. Extensive resources

    Enrich your learning with intensive small-group teaching and a welcoming tightknit interdisciplinary environment. Access wide-ranging resources at the University of London Institute in Paris Library, the many public and institutional libraries in Paris or visit Senate House Library and Queen Mary libraries when in London.

  4. Specialise in business

    With graduates in diverse careers from law to the humanities, the BA French Studies can be tailored to your career goals. Gain transferrable skills and explore theories and issues affecting business, management, finance and human resources, to boost your prospects and prepare for an international career in business.

  5. Join our global alumni community

    Follow in the footsteps of a distinguished list of University of London alumni from Nobel prize-winners to leaders in law, finance, humanities and other fields. Enjoy three years of free careers advice offered through Queen Mary’s Careers and Enterprise, alumni membership of Senate House Library, and invitations to global events.

  6. Your gateway to continental Europe

    It works closely with the British Council and the British Embassy, and collaborates with a range of French higher education institutions. Its graduation ceremony traditionally takes place each year at the British Ambassador’s Residence in Paris. It is also a corporate member of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 


Student working in a study space with fellow students.
Immerse yourself in the language and culture of France, while exploring the key strategic aspects of business particularly in European and francophone contexts.

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Student Testimonial

“There is no better place to study French than in France, and you get to do that for three years. I was able to study such a range of different modules - it was amazing.”

Lauren Manley


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Start dates

  • September 2024 - application deadline closes