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BA French Studies with History

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Application Deadlines

2 September 2024


September 2024

Programme Duration

3 years

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


Explore the history and culture of France and the francophone world and culture and become a near-native speaker with our three-year degree largely taught and assessed in French, while studying in the heart of Paris.

Key features

  1. A life-changing university experience in Paris

    Elevate your lifestyle with a university campus overlooking the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides. Make the most of all the cultural offerings a top student destination has to offer (eighth in QS Best Student Cities 2023) and gain a competitive edge with employers with your intercultural skills.

  2. Stand out from the crowd

    Impress potential employers and admissions officers with your intercultural and language skills. Become a near-native speaker and demonstrate your maturity and adaptability in an international environment to future employers and universities. Benefit from exceptional career support, including help writing a CV and more.

  3. World-class resources

    Reach new heights in your learning with intensive small-group teaching in a tightknit interdisciplinary environment. Benefit from 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. Customise your degree to your interests

    Tailor your degree to focus on areas that matter to you. Specialise in History to build your knowledge of modern and contemporary France and the French-speaking world and develop an understanding of key historiographical methodologies. And customise your degree even further with a wide-ranging menu of optional modules.

  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

    We work closely with the British Council – with whom we share our historic building – and the British Embassy. Our 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.


Dr Edouard Morena, Senior Lecturer in French Studies, discusses the BA French Studies and the option to study with History.

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  • September 2024 - application deadline closes