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European Studies (French pathway) with a year abroad BA

UCAS code: RR81

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Four years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

This European Studies (French Pathway) BA will teach you about the history and politics of Europe and give you the French language skills to truly understand this topic. You’ll get to study in Paris for a year and graduate as a French speaker with a detailed knowledge of European Studies.

Key benefits

  • Become a French speaker, even if you’ve never studied it before, with the ab-initio pathway.
  • Shape your syllabus from a range of interdisciplinary optional modules covering politics, government and national identity.
  • Spend a year studying in French at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po).
  • Learn from a research-active, multi-national team of academics.
  • Enjoy extracurricular activities such as guest lectures or the student-organised annual ‘European Week’, where you’ll debate contemporary political issues.
  • Benefit from the department’s unrivalled range of contacts with cultural institutes, libraries, international firms and government agencies.
  • Develop analytical and presentational skills valued by employers, opening up career opportunities in politics, diplomacy, administration, business and journalism.

Employability

As a European Studies (French Pathway) BA graduate, your level of French will allow you to work in a French-speaking role – or in France.

You’ll also have developed analytical and presentational skills that you can apply to a number of roles.

Previous European Studies BA graduates have taken roles in the Foreign Office, with lobbying firms at the European Commission, in public and private agencies and think tanks, and with leading financial institutions. Some have worked as far afield as Bosnia and Japan.

Recent European Studies (French Pathway) BA graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Trade Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development
  • Communications Consultant, Kreab Gavin Anderson
  • Event Coordinator, Reed Exhibitions
  • Journalism/Writing Intern, New York Times
  • Internship with Orange in Brussels
  • Internship with the French Embassy in Jordan
  • International Students Advisor, UCL

Employability

As a European Studies (French Pathway) BA graduate, your level of French will allow you to work in a French-speaking role – or in France.

You’ll also have developed analytical and presentational skills that you can apply to a number of roles.

Previous European Studies BA graduates have taken roles in the Foreign Office, with lobbying firms at the European Commission, in public and private agencies and think tanks, and with leading financial institutions. Some have worked as far afield as Bosnia and Japan.

Recent European Studies (French Pathway) BA graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Trade Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development
  • Communications Consultant, Kreab Gavin Anderson
  • Event Coordinator, Reed Exhibitions
  • Journalism/Writing Intern, New York Times
  • Internship with Orange in Brussels
  • Internship with the French Embassy in Jordan
  • International Students Advisor, UCL

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Four years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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