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This is an interdisciplinary degree combining computing science and a language. It allows students to explore in depth the relationship between spoken and written natural language and the formal languages used in computer science. The same mathematical approaches are used to describe the structure and meaning of computer languages and human languages.

This course offers a unique combination of skills – technical, mathematical, analytical, communicative. In doing so, it provides two of the most sought after skills today: degree-level fluency in a second language and a degree in computers, opening up a host of possibilities for your future career.

For further information, please contact Dr Rachel Hoare, the CSL Co-ordinator for the French Department.


Junior Freshman French

Contact hours

FR1009: Oral Language: 1 hour, all year

FR1014: Language Class: 3 hours comprising: 1 Lecture, 2 Tutorials, all year

Senior Freshman French

Contact hours

FR2008: Oral and Written French: 3 hours comprising: 1 Lecture, 2 Tutorials, all year

FR2022: Linguistics Lecture: 2 hours, one semester

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Junior Sophister French Junior Sophister (third year)

Students study computer science and linguistics at a university abroad (France or Belgium). The subjects studied during this year will depend on the specialist area of the particular university you choose, allowing you to build a degree specifically focussed on your interests and strengths.

Senior Sophister French

Contact hours

FR4059: Translation Skills: 1 hour, one semester

FR4061: Oral & Essay Skills: 1 hour, all year

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Link to Centre for Computer Science and a Language