Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Nottingham French Studies MRes studentship

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to announce a special MRes studentship, sponsored by the Nottingham French Studies journal.

The aim of the studentship is to support one MRes project in French studies. However, MRes projects with a comparative or interdisciplinary element will also be considered for funding. 

What does the studentship involve?


This studentship is available from September 2021, for a duration of 1 year. It will cover MRes tuition fees at the home rate of £4,400.


  • You must hold an offer of a place to study at the University of Nottingham

About Modern Languages at Nottingham


Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham were ranked 6th out of 47 departments nationally for its research in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework. The Department has also been placed 3rd out of 25 departments in the Russell Group of research-intensive universities.

French at Nottingham is internationally renowned for its teaching and research. The French section is able to offer supervision in most areas, with particular strengths in:

  • French and Francophone literary studies, from the early modern period to the present
  • French cultural studies
  • Visual cultures, including cinema
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Translation studies
  • Postcolonial studies
  • French thought and Critical Theory 

How to apply


Complete the MRes application

Applicants must have a good undergraduate degree in a relevant area.

The closing date for applications is 29 July 2021

Informal inquiries may be emailed to Professor Jean-Xavier Ridon.



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