About the program
This specialized program offers an intensive preparation for master studies in the field of French Language, Literature and Culture for BA degree holders. It provides students coming from different academic fields with an introduction to literary and cultural studies, linguistic theories, and literary criticism, as well as to French and Francophone arts, history, geography, and civilization. The certificate issued makes it possible to submit an application for the MA program in French Language, Literature, and Culture.
Study location: Hungary, Szeged
Type: Preparatory Course/Year, full-time
Study language: French
Acquired Degree in English: Certificate
Duration of the Program: 2 semesters
Credits to be Obtained: 50 ETCS
After finishing all the courses (50 ETCS), students are required to take a final exam, which consists of a written and an oral part.
Obtainable qualifications: Certificate of French MA Preparatory program
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Applicants required to have a BA diploma, international certificate of advanced command of French (level B2-C1): DELF B2, DALF (French high school diploma, French international high school diploma, diploma from a high school where the language of instruction is French with at least 60% obtained in French language, certificate of completion of 6 semesters in a French-language BA program are also accepted)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: French.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Academic Records in French or certified translation.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
International certificate of advanced command of French (level B2-C1): DELF B2, DALF
Language Exam Waiver: To native speakers and to those who have studied in institutions where the language of instruction is French (French high school diploma, French international high school diploma, diploma from a high school where the language of instruction is French with at least 60% obtained in French language, certificate of completion of 6 semesters in a French-language BA program).
Application and admission procedure:
To apply, submit your application documents before May 31st. You will then have to pay EUR 35 application fee. You will be notified if your application meets the department requirements and then you will be asked to pay an entrance exam fee of EUR 250.
After receiving this payment, an entrance exam will be scheduled. Instructors from your intended department will evaluate your academic and language proficiency, as well as your motivation. The exam interview is conducted in person, either at the Faculty or at another venue, and can also be done via Skype if necessary. Your identity will be validated through your documents, and the minutes of the meeting will be recorded. Applicants will be informed of the results. If successful, you will receive instructions for the next steps to register.
Tuition fee: €1,500 per semester
Application fee: €35 per program
The 35 EUR Application Fee (non-refundable) is payable by programs: as many programs are indicated on the application form as many times 35 EUR should be paid.
Examination fee: €250 per program