• Levels: Beginner and Advanced
  • Available if you are taking one, two or three languages

French and Francophone Studies explores a wide range of topics from the 17th century up to events of the last 3 months. Expertise ranges from contemporary French politics and society to French literature, history and cinema.

French modules include:

  • Translation in Practice
  • Business French 
  • La France Moderne
  • Occuption, Liberation, Innovation: France and its people in film and writing 
  • The Algerian War
  • Discourses, Disciplines and Dissidence: The Construction of Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century France
  • Adapting Nineteenth-Century France
  • Translation in Theory and Practice in Europe 
  • From Princesses to Poisoners: Gender, Identity and Society in Seventeenth-century French texts
  • Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures in the Francophone Worlds
  • Franco-African Relations from de Gaulle to Macron Sarkozy (1944 to the present)
  • Breaking New Ground: Innovative French Writing and Visual Culture
  • Francophone Caribbean Literature and Film
  • Interpreting

For more information about studying French, German, Hispanic/ Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese/Mandarin, Japanese, Catalan, English as a Modern Foreign Language and/ or Translation at Birmingham, please visit BA Modern Languages and for information on the language combinations available please visit