Master in Teaching French as a Foreign Language
- About the programme
- Programme structure
- Entry requirements
- Tuition fees & scholarships
|• Programme duration:||2 years|
|• Delivery language:||French|
|• Degree awarded:||Master in Teaching French as a Foreign Language|
|• Accreditation:||The curriculum follows the European ECTS system and the degree is awarded by Sorbonne University. This programme is accredited by the UAE Commission for Academic Accreditation.|
|• Admission deadline:||10 August 2022|
|• Interview dates:||30 Nov 2021 – 30 Jan 2022 – 27 Feb 2022 – 20 March 2022 – 24 April 2022 – 29 May 2022 – 26 June 2022 – 3 July 2022 – August TBA|
The Master in Teaching French as a Foreign Language, is taught in two years but students with sufficient professional experience in the field of teaching French can join the second year of the programme directly.
This master degree is designed for students who whish to broaden their knowledge and skills to teach French as a Foreign Language (FLE) in Arabic-speaking countries. It is also designed for individuals interested in working in fields that support cultural relationships between France and Arab countries.
The programme combines courses and internships. Focused courses on linguistic, comparative literature, teaching methodologies of French as Foreign Language and new information and communication technologies for teaching. Internships deliver a valuable experience in observing French teaching methods as a foreign language and are validated by an evaluation report.
Career opportunities range from teaching French in Arab countries or educating students in all aspects related to the French language and its development in the Arab world (diplomacy, cultural relationships, tourism, careers in the cultural field).
Typical delivery format of the courses*
M1 and M2
|Monday||4:30pm – 7:30pm|
|Tuesday||4:30pm – 7:30pm|
|Wednesday||4:30pm – 7:30pm|
|Thursday||4:30pm – 7:30pm|
|Sunday||4:30pm – 7:30pm|
*This is the usual pattern of the courses, changes may sometimes occur.
|Cultural anthropology (1)|
|Language and IT|
|Cultural anthropology (2)|
|Language and IT|
|Internship and internship report|
|Research thesis (optional)|
- A copy of the bachelor degree earned in a discipline appropriate for the programme
- A copy of the high school diploma
- A detailed curriculum vitae
- A personal statement (not exceeding one page)
- A French aptitude certificate (DELF,SELFEE,TCF or TEF (B2 level minimum). French command is mandatory
- Official academic transcripts, official test scores
Shortlisted candidates might be asked to attend an interview to assess the candidate’s motivations, career expectations and relevant professional experience in the degree area. International applicants are required to present an equivalency of their degree from the UAE Ministry of Education located in Abu Dhabi. For details on the requirements, visit the website: Ministry of Education
| • Programme tuition fees (over 2 years):||AED 131,900 (approximately US$ 35,943)|
| • Payment of fees:||Click here|
25% academic excellence scholarship
New joiners are eligible to 25% scholarship on tuition starting from the 1st semester. To be eligible, applicants are required to meet one of the below criteria:
- Bachelor CGPA average of 3.6/4.0 and above, or equivalent
- Bachelor with Final Average of 15/20 above
- Bachelor with first class honors
- Candidates graduating as the top of class, despite the average
A minimum average of 14/20 is required to maintain the scholarship for the following semesters.
For programmes taught in English: an English Proficiency level with a minimum of 7.0 for IELTS or 94 for TOELF IB
20% Alumni preferential rate
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi alumni are eligible to a 20% waiver on tuition fee.
25% preferential rate upon enrolment on a second master’s degree
Applicants holding a master degree from SUAD and enrolling for a second master degree at SUAD are entitled to a 25% waiver on tuition.
5%-15% corporate rate
Companies and organizations benefit from a special discount, based on the number of employees enrolling in programmes. For more details, please contact +971(0) 2-6569311
10% Family discount
Students who have a first-degree relative currently enrolled in an undergraduate or a postgraduate programmes are eligible for a 10% discount.