Bachelor in French Literature

The Bachelor in French Literature explores the world of literature and teaches the French language while introducing different expressions and techniques for written and verbal communication. This programme prepares students to pursue their careers in teaching, publishing, media and audiovisual sectors

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the admission requirements?
• French Baccalaureate with a minimum final average of 12/20 or High School Diploma with a minimum 80% average (or equivalent)
• French Aptitude Certificate: minimum score of B2 level (accepted certificates: DU issued by Sorbonne University, DELF, TEF, TCF and SELFEE)

Q. What does the course curriculum cover?
A. During the first two years, students will complete courses in Literature and Communication and combine their studies with courses from other departments including History of Art and Archaeology, History or Philosophy and Sociology. During the third year, a number of elective pre-professional courses are added to the programme. This Bachelor degree can lead to further study for the Master in Teaching French as a Foreign Language at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi or institutions abroad

Q. What is the course duration and schedule?
A. 3 years

Q. What are the opportunities after finishing the bachelors degree?
A. The Bachelor degree offers abundant career opportunities in diverse fields including journalism and media, teaching, culture and cultural mediation, corporate communication and marketing, publishing, government and non-governmental entities

Q. Where is the degree recognized from?
A. The degree is awarded by Sorbonne University in Paris and recognized by UAE (CAA)

Q. Are there any scholarships?
• Emirati citizens receive the H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan scholarship grant covering tuition fees for the programme and a foundation year (if any)
• For non-Emirati students, academic excellence scholarships are offered, covering up to 75% of the tuition fee

Q. What is the application deadline?
A. 10 July 2022

The degree focuses on classical and modern and contemporary writers of French, Francophone and Foreign Literature. Linguistics, rhetoric and the historical and geographical varieties of the French language are also explored in depth until its most recent evolution. In addition to studying in a multi-cultural background, students will develop their skills of analysis and synthesis and improve their proficiency in written and spoken communication, preparing them for related fields from teaching to journalism, in demand on the UAE market

Why choose
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

  • World-class international higher education
  • Academic excellence scholarships and preferential rates available
  • Degrees accredited by UAE (CAA) and France
  • State-of-the-art campus, modern library facilities, sports centre
  • On-campus student accommodation
  • Industry links and career support


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