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French

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
 

Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

Overview

Graduate students may specialize in various sub-fields in literature, linguistics
or francophone culture. It is also possible to carry out graduate studies in applied linguistics as related to the teaching of second languages. The French Department at Dalhousie believes strongly that acquiring teaching experience is a normal part of a graduate student’s training, and consequently MA students are generally offered teaching assistantships, while PhD students may be assigned a number of lectureships in the course of their studies.

Length of Program

  • MA - typical time to complete is 2 years
  • PhD - typical time to complete is 3-4 years

Research Areas

  • French and Francophone Literature and Linguistics
  • Semiotics
  • Cultural Studies
  • French as a Second Language

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Students must also have a minimum average of B+ and must possess a high level of proficiency in French.

Contact Information

Subject Code: FREN
Tel: 902-494-6816
Email: french@dal.ca
Address: FASS Building, 6135 University Avenue,
Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 4P9
Graduate Coordinator: Jasmina Milicevic
Graduate Coordinator Tel: 902-494-1720
Graduate Coordinator Email: jasmina.milicevic@dal.ca
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