Academic Programme : Department of European Studies

PROGRAMMES


 

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

 The Department offers programmes of study leading to the award of the Bachelor of Arts degree in the following areas:

 

French Studies (B.A. French)

German Studies (B.A. German)

Russian Studies (B.A. Russian)

  • Each area can be combined with other approved areas to earn a B.A. (Combined Honours)
  • French is also combined with Education for a B.Ed. (French) degree.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

5 Credits at GCE ‘O’ Level or SSCE including English

3 subjects in Arts and the Social Sciences at U.M.E. (at least 1 in Arts)

Direct Entry:

* N.C.E. (French with at least merit)

* Baccalaureat (for French Studies)

* G.C.E. Advanced Level or its equivalent (French, German)

Those who have adequate qualifications in the other two languages may gain direct entry admission as well.

 

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF

EUROPEAN STUDIES

 The Department of European Studies offers postgraduate programmes in the following fields.

M.A. European Studies

M.A. Translation, French option

M.A Translation, Russian option

M.A. French Studies

M. Phil/PhD European Studies

M. Phil/PhD Translation

M. Phil/PhD. French Studies

PhD Russian Studies

M.A EUROPEAN STUDIES

The Department of European Studies offers a three semester full-time course leading to a Master’s degree in European Studies.

The course offers a broad international perspective on the European continent as a whole and is intended to provide a valuable preparation for careers in diplomatic or other public service, multi-national corporations and trade, journalism and the media, teaching and research.

Entry Requirements

A good bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in an appropriate Modern European Language – French, German or Russian.

M.A. TRANSLATION

The Department offers a Degree of Master of Arts in Translation in approved languages, which at present are French, German, Russian; the aim of the programme is to offer basic training in the art and techniques of translation.

It is intended both for students interested in translation as an academic discipline and for students who may wish to pursue a career as professional translators (freelance translators or employees of ministries, corporations, national and international organizations, and commercial firms).


Entry Requirements

A minimum of Second Class (Lower) Honours in approved languages, at present French, German, Russian.

Knowledge of a third language will be an asset.


MASTER OF ARTS IN TRANSLATION

L1: First Language (English)

L2: Second Language (French or German or Russian)

L3: Third Language (…)

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