Nottingham Trent University

151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom

French and History (4 years)

Joint Honours degrees enable you to have the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that really interest you. Our FRENCH course is offered as a post A-level subject. The course allows you to study the French language, country, politics and culture through a selection of lively options, including modules which examine cinema and literature. NTU’s French courses are in the UK's Top 15 for student satisfaction (NSS 2017). HISTORY at NTU will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain across to the Americas, Asia and the Far East. Both subjects will enable you to enhance your written and verbal communication, independent learning, creativity and analytical skills. French at NTU has been created to ensure a quick learning progress of the French language and an in-depth understanding of the societies and cultures in which it is spoken. It is offered as a post A-level subject for students who have already achieved A-level French at grade C or above. You’ll also have the exciting option to either work or study in France during your third year. This course will help you to gain an impressive communication skills within a modern language, whilst developing your accuracy and fluency. You'll quickly enhance your language skills through the use of French language classes which will explore culture, literature, society and politics and you’ll be taught with the latest teaching methods and CALL technologies. To help improve your career prospects you'll be able to take a final year module that will develop your translation and interpretation skills. We have a 91% student satisfaction rate for French Studies (NSS 2017). History at NTU offers a range of ways to make sense of the past by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. This course requires you to be intellectually curious about the subject, be passionate and focused. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; History Matters, Conflicts and Cultures in Mid-Victorian England 1850-1880 and Real Life Work Project. The skills that you will gain from this joint honours degree such as excellent organisation, multi-tasking and to produce analytical work to a high standard are all desired skills which today's leading employers are seeking. You'll gain a critical understanding of French politics, culture, society and progress within written and verbal communication of the language. The course will help you to gain skills such as, critical reasoning and project management. History will provide you with a diverse skill range such as; conceptual analysis, be able to project manage effectively, be able to take an initiative and work well within a team and independently. Many of our recent graduates have gone on to work in a variety of exciting roles such as policy advisers, public relations assistants and recruitment consultants. Others have pursued careers in journalism, public relations and publishing. 95% of our French joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16).

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Clifton Campus,Nottingham