French as a Foreign Language, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    535
    Tuition (Semester)
    535
    Tuition (Semester)
  • French
    Language
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The Master of Arts allows students to acquire the knowledge and techniques required for a better grasp of contemporary realities, giving meaning to the intellectual wealth created by mankind over the centuries.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Master of Arts degree offers training in the following disciplines:

  • Cinema
  • Classical Studies
  • Computer Science for the Humanities
  • English
  • French as a Foreign Language
  • German
  • History
  • History of Art
  • History of Religions
  • Italian
  • Language and Communication Studies
  • Medieval French
  • Modern French
  • Philosophy
  • Slavic Studies
  • Spanish
  • South Asian Languages and Cultures

At the end of the first year, students decide in which discipline they will complete their dissertation and whether to choose a Master of Arts worth 90 ECTS credits or a Master of Arts with specialisation worth 120 ECTS credits.

Career Prospects

Master of Arts students develop numerous skills that are beneficial in the professional world: independence, sense of responsibility and organisation, discernment, analytical and argumentation skills, mastery of written and oral expression.

These assets are greatly appreciated in today’s society and in fields such as the media and communications, international organisations, cultural institutions, museums, teaching, and the public and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Main discipline

  • In principle, this is a continuation of one of the core disciplines of the Bachelor’s degree. 30 ECTS credits

Secondary discipline

  • In principle, this is a continuation of the second core discipline of the Bachelor’s degree.

or Complementary

  • discipline In principle, this is a continuation of the complementary discipline of the Bachelor’s degree.

or Options programme

  • The Options Programme operates essentially as an extension of the main discipline. As such, it allows the construction of a single-discipline

Master’s programme.

  • 30 ECTS credits

Dissertation

  • In the main discipline. 30 ECTS credits

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Candidates admitted to registration at the University of Lausanne and who are holders of a Bachelor of Arts degree of the University of Lausanne, or a Bachelor of Arts degree of another Swiss or foreign university recognised by UNIL and judged to be equivalent, are admitted without conditions to the Master of Arts degree course, if they choose to continue for their Master’s degree the discipline(s) studied for their Bachelor’s degree. Students who change discipline between the Bachelor’s degree and the Master’s degree, or are holders of a Swiss or foreign Bachelor’s degree recognised by UNIL in another orientation, or awarded by a University of Applied Sciences (UAS)*, may be admitted to the Master’s degree on the basis of their personal case files.

* The holders of a Bachelor’s degree awarded by a UAS must prove that they satisfy the conditions for admission to a Master’s degree course in their own type of educational institution

Teaching language

  • French and/or the language of the disci-pline studied. Recommended level: C1.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 535 International
  • EUR 535 EU/EEA
  • CHF 580 per semester

Funding

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