Graduate student Emma Kwasnica reading
Graduate student Emma Kwasnica says the camaraderie between professors and students at UVic makes for a unique and rich experience.

Our close-knit and supportive community allows you to fully immerse yourself in the French language and explore topics you are passionate about. An MA in French from UVic will allow you to expand your knowledge in many fields of study such as:

  • Québec literature and culture
  • African cinema
  • Computer-supported language learning
  • Translation
  • Early modern literature
  • Digital editing of ancient manuscripts
  • French in North America and around the world
  • Applied French linguistics
  • Formal description of French
  • Interdisciplinary research methods and theories

Our faculty members have wide-ranging research and teaching interests in French, Quebec, French-Canadian, African and Caribbean literatures, culture and cinema, as well as in linguistics and applied linguistics.

Find out more about our program and courses.