An American University Experience in the Heart of the Mediterranean
27, Place de l’Universite BP 30970
13604 Aix-en-Provence, France
The Master of Arts in French Studies (MAFS) at The American College of the Mediterranean is a one-year program that offers students the unique opportunity to earn an American MA degree in France. Situated in Aix-en-Provence near the Mediterranean coast, ACM's program unites mainland French with the Francophone countries of North Africa, ensuring that students are exposed to the rich diversity of the French language and culture. The MA in French Studies prepares students for a variety of public and private careers in the international sector and provides them with a foundation to continue their education at the doctoral level. Upon completion, graduates of the program will have the capability and tools to teach French in colleges and universities or they may pursue careers in business or government agencies. Candidates for the MA in French Studies can choose to specialize in one of the following tracks: -French and International Studies (FIS): French language for use in international contexts in both the public and private sectors -The Francophone World (FW): Study concentrated on the French language as it is used in other French-speaking countries (North Africa, Central Africa, the Caribbean) -Contemporary French Literature (CFL): Traditional curriculum with a focus on more avant-garde literature -Teaching French as a Foreign Language (TFFL): Practicum and analysis Each of these tracks will provide opportunities for students to do coursework in related disciplines such as Art, International Relations, Political Science, History, or Sociology.
Full Time, On-Campus
master's degree in French studies, French, French language, teaching French as a foreign language (TFFL), European studies, the Mediterranean, Mediterranean Studies, Aix-en-Provence, France, degree abroad, cultures, languages
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