English with French MA (Hons)
Combine traditional English literature studies with French and newer areas such as comics, theatre, film, and creative writing
Study French alongside the history of English literature. Start with a basic overview of the subject and move towards choosing modules to suit your own interests, ranging from the medieval period right up to the present day.
A range of modules give you the option to study anything from Shakespeare to science fiction, Romantic to contemporary poetry, or Victorian novels to Hollywood films. We are also a world leader in comics studies and offer modules that consider the relationship between graphic novels and canonical literature.
We start by covering topics such as how to analyse a poem and how to read a novel as a literary critic, moving on to historical surveys of literature. We then explore in more detail many of the periods, movements, and topics previously covered.
You'll also study one French module per semester in each Level, either as a beginner or at intensive level if you have previously studied the language at Higher/A-Level.
In Levels 1 and 2 you will also complement your specialist subjects by studying additional Humanities or Social Sciences subjects such as History, Philosophy, or Geography.
We have research and teaching links with the creative communities around us, such as the Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, The McManus, Dundee Comics Creative Space, and V&A Dundee. We also have a very successful drama group called JOOT, and an online review magazine, DURA, where you can try your hand at writing reviews.
Contact our applicant enquiry team