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French Exam MA and PhD Film Studies Students

April 10, 2019

For those Graduate Students who need to complete a French Language Comprehension Exam, this semester's test will take place:


Wednesday April 17th 2019 11:00am to 1:00PM

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For further information about the MA and PhD graduation requirements please see the respective official texts from the PhD and MA descriptions in the Graduate Calendar:


All students must pass this test before receiving their degree, except those who have a diploma from a French-medium post-secondary institution.


A student may apply to be exempted from the French language test should competency in a language other than English or French be pertinent to the student's research. This competency must be verified by the GPD.


For MA students, this 2-hour exam tests reading comprehension of a selected French-language text of film criticism or journalism.


For PhD students, the exam requires comprehension and ability to provide an approximate translation of short excerpts of a more challenging scholarly text, and you may take up to three hours.


In both cases, written answers are in English and dictionaries are allowed.


Please e-mail to sign up for the exam.


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