French and Franco phone studies

Establishment of the Department

Department of French: 1973

Department of French and Francophone Studies : 2014

Responsibilities of the Department

The responsibilities of the Department of French and Francophone Studies are to:

a. Teach French as a foreign language

b. Teach French literature

c. Teach Francophone literature

d. Train students in translation from English to French and vice-versa

e. Teach French and Francophone culture

f. Promote research in the areas of French linguistics and phonetics, translation, French language teaching and French and Francophone literature

Programmes conducted by the Department

Full time

• B.A.(Hons.)

• M.A.

• M.Phil/Ph.D.

Part time


• Diploma

• Advanced Diploma