601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
64 th
Impact Rankings 2020
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

English Literature with French - De Montfort University

Our Languages pathway allows you to study French alongside English Literature. Ideal for students who dropped languages at school after year nine or GCSEs, and for those who have no background in languages, the pathway offers you an essential skill for success in the global job market. You will take a 30 credit beginners or post-GCSE module in French which will equate to two hours of language classes and one hour of cultural studies per week, learning about the history, culture, institutions, politics and literature of France. • **Boost your career prospects** There is a shortage of foreign language skills among native English speakers so proficiency in a foreign language will distinguish you from other English graduates and make you more employable • **Dynamic and diverse curriculum** Learn a foreign language while reading poetry, fiction and drama in English from different centuries and different continents with the flexibility to specialise in your areas of interest • **Study text and film** Choose options drawing on expertise from DMU’s Centre for Adaptation Studies, an area of study that incorporates English and Film Studies and is available in Years Two and Three for English with Language students at DMU • **Study creative writing and English language** Choose options which allow you to study creative writing or English language modules during all three years of your degree. • **Explore print and digital media** Learn to use a hand printing press or gain practical training in HTML with options exploring the production of literary texts in manuscript, print and digital forms from DMU’s Centre for Textual Studies • **Gain workplace skills and experience** Put your research, reasoning and communication skills into practice with an English-related placement module or extra-curricular internship during your degree • **International opportunities** through #DMUglobal where you will have the opportunity for a meaningful international experience