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French Language and Literature, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
The Department of French Language and Literature has played a pioneering role in the study of French language and culture in Korea. The department operates a systematic and diverse curriculum that enables students to achieve these goals. General education courses offered by the department include courses in elementary French and general introductions to French literature and society that provide students with a broad knowledge of France. Majors in French are at first required to train themselves in basic grammar, speaking and writing, before moving on to more specialized and advanced courses in French literature and language. Recently the department has actively sought to include Francophone culture and literature in the curriculum.
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Overview

General education courses offered by the department include courses in elementary French and general introductions to French literature and society that provide students with a broad knowledge of France. Majors in French are at first required to train themselves in basic grammar, speaking and writing, before moving on to more specialized and advanced courses in French literature and language. Recently the department has actively sought to include Francophone culture and literature in the curriculum.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Studies in French Existentialism
  • Contemporary Culture and French Literature
  • Studies in French Romanticism
  • Studies in French Symbolism
  • Studies in French Realism
  • Studies in Modern French Novel
  • Studies in Modern French Drama

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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Living costs for Seoul

  • 1853935 - 1761660 KRW/month
    Living Costs

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