University of York

BA (Hons) History and French (with a year abroad)

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4 years

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Intakes : Sep
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Duration : 4 years
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Resource Fee
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Tuition Fee (Home)
MYR 373,370
Estimated Total Fees
MYR 373,370

Course Content

Year 1

History
Core modules
You will take the following core modules:

  • Evidence and Methods
  • Group Research Project 
  • Societies and Economies in World History 

French

  • French Language and Society I 
  • French Grammar 

In addition to the core French modules, you'll either choose a linguistics module, or you can opt to study another language through our Languages For All programme. 

  • Introduction to phonetics and phonology 
  • Introduction to syntax 
  • Introduction to semantics 
  • Languages For All

If you are taking French ab initio, you will follow an intensive, fast-track programme with more French. You will not study any linguistics or another language through our Languages for All. 

  • Ab Initio French Language Skills
  • Ab Initio French Language and Society
  • Ab Initio French Grammar

Year 2

Core modules

  • French Language and Cultures: Advanced
  • Historical Thinking

You will also study four option modules. In previous years, options have covered topics such as:

History

  • Ancien Régime France, 1500-1787
  • From Grave Robbers to Gene Therapy: The Rise of Modern Medicine
  • Histories in Public: Understandings of the Past in Today's Society
  • Kingship, Rule and Mythmaking: England 1065-1307
  • An Inconvenient Truth: Climate and Capitalism in the Modern World
  • Catherine the Great 1763 – 1796
  • From the Global Shadows: Africa and the World since the 1950s
  • The Making of England, c.850-1066


French

  • The Francophone World 
  • French Society Onscreen 
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language I 
  • Languages For All 
  • Intermediate Phonetics and Phonology 
  • Intermediate Syntax 
  • Intermediate Semantics 

Year 3

  • You will have the choice of either spending a year studying at one of our partner universities for History/French, or spending a semester studying at a university and another semester on a work placement.

Year 4

Core module

  • French Language and Cultures: Proficient

Option modules

You can choose between a Dissertation or two normal 20 credits option modules.

You will also study three additional option modules. In previous years, options have covered topics such as:

History

  • From Colonial to Post-Colonial States? The Twentieth Century Caribbean
  • Ireland in the Age of Revolution
  • Possession: Objects and Ownership in Early Modern England, c.1650-c.1750
  • Revolution in the Streets: Faith, Poverty, and Religious Ferment, c.1200
  • Second-Class Citizens: Migration in Modern Europe
  • The Ghosts of Gandhi: India and Africa since the Late Nineteenth Century
  • The Russian Revolution, 1917-21

French

  • French Society Onscreen 
  • France and the Second World War: Memory, Trauma and Identity 
  • Independent Study in French 
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language II 
  • Translation: Methodology and Practice 

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