French literature and linguistics
Philology = "How do to (real) things with words"
Admission to Master's degree programmes in 2020/2021 (beginning: Autumn 2020)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 Apr 2020
Would you aim to improve your proficiency in interpretation of French text?
The Master in French Literature and Linguistics is specifically designed for you ! after the bachelor programme, which is a large introduction to French literature and practical language, greater importance is given in the Master’s programme to various applications of theoretical aspects of French philology, both in linguistics and literature. Stress is put on the textual dimension of studies and text interpretation : in that way, the Master's programme conveys knowledge of descriptive and analytical methods, extremely useful in contemporary times. Students are also expected to acquire the skills for independent and interdisciplinary scientific work.
Is the French Language and Literature program right for you?
Which skills should you expect to improve?
The purpose of the Master's thesis is to acquire an in-depth knowledge of a specific topic (in literature or linguistics). Students should demonstrate the ability to work critically with specialized texts, use the concepts and theories learned, then propose personal interpretations of texts. Spirit of initiative and originality are especially highlighted.
You did not get a Bachelor’s degree in French studies?
Students enrolled usually have a Bachelor’s degree in French Literature and Linguistics, but this is not mandatory. Further interviews will be required if not.
Would you like to travel and spend a semester or more in France?
An Erasmus stay in France is possible and recommended (but not mandatory) : in that purpose, our department has already set up two very successful double-degree partnerships with Paris-Est and Rennes 2.
The Master’s programme provides all required competences for professions in journalistic, social or cultural sectors as well as academically oriented careers. Students in French Literature and Linguistics can be outstanding teachers too.
Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.
In this type of studies, the students focus on the main degree programme (120 credits) supplemented with another, minor, programme (60 credits). The student enrols in the degree programme in which he/she majors. Both the programmes are stated in the university diploma. You will find possible combinations on the websites of individual degree programmes.
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration
An example of your study plan:
Do you plan to become an academic?
After completion of the Master‘s programme, it is of course possible to enrol in the Doctoral studies. The candidates must fulfil the admission requirements : curriculum, letter of interest and interview.
|Provided by||Faculty of Arts|
|Type of studies|
|Standard length of studies||2 years|
|Language of instruction||Czech|
|Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years|
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