Detailed Structure of Postgraduate Programme

DETAILED STRUCTURE OF POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) PROGRAMMES
1st Semester/All Options/ Full TimeCredit
FRE 501    Advanced Oral French2
FRE 502    Literary Criticism in French2
FRE 503    Research Methods2
FRE 504     General Linguistics2
FRE 505    French Grammar and stylistics2
FRE 506    Linguistics Applied to the Teaching of French2
FRE 507     Advanced Essay writing2
FRE 508     Translation of Documents2
FRE 509     World Literature in Translation2
18 credits
PGD Literature Option
2nd Semester/Literature Option/ Full TimeCredit
FRE 510    19th Century French Literature2
FRE 511     20th Century French Literature2
FRE 512     African Francophone Literature2
FRE 513      Caribbean Francophone Literature2
FRE 524     Project/Long Essay6
14 Credits
 

Total Credit Units Required  for the PGD Literature Option = 32 Units

 

PGD Translation Option

2nd Semester/Translation Option/ Full TimeCredit
FRE 514        Translation of Literary Texts2
FRE 515        Translation of non-literary texts2
FRE 516        Translation of Document2
FRE 517         Cultural and Linguistic Problems of Translation2
FRE 524     Project/Long Essay6
14 Credits
Total Credit Units Required  for the PGD Translation Option    = 32 credits
 

PGD Linguistics Option

2nd Semester/Linguistics Option/ Full TimeCredit
FRE 518   Review of Modern French Grammar2
FRE 519   French Tenses, Aspects and Modals2
FRE 520  Semantics and Lexicology of French2
FRE 521  Phonetics & Phonology2
FRE 524   Project /Long Essay6
DETAILED STRUCTURE OF  M.A. PROGRAMMES
M.A. African & Caribbean Literature in   French  
1st  Semester  (Core Courses)Credit
FRE  601     Research Methodology3
FRE  602     Literary Theory and Criticism3
FRE  603     African Fiction of the Colonial Times3
FRE  604     Francophone African Theatre and Drama3
TOTAL12
Electives (Choose one)
FRE 605     Stylistics and the Literary Analysis3
FRE 606     Issues in Comparative Literature3
FRE 607     Advanced Translation I3
2nd  Semester  (Core Courses)Credit
FRE 608     Postcolonial Literature (Fiction)3
FRE 609     Francophone African Poetry and Drama in French3
FRE 610     African-American and Caribbean Literature in French3
FRE 611     Francophonie and Francophone Literature3
TOTAL12 Credits
 

Electives (Choose one)

 

 
FRE 612     Modern Literature of France3
FRE 613     Realism in World Literature3
FRE 614     Advanced Translation II3
 

Total Core Courses      =          24 credit

FRE 642   M.A. Dissertation          =             6 credit

TOTAL REQUIRED        =         30 credit                                                              

 

M.A. Comparative Literature

 

1st  Semester (Core Courses)Credit
FRE 601    Research Methodology3
FRE 602    Literary Theory and Criticism3
FRE 605    Stylistics and Literary Analysis3
FRE 615    Issues in Comparative Literature3
TOTAL12 credits
Elective: FRE 607 Adv Translation I

NB: (*) The following courses marked asterisks are to be based on any relevant or local African Oral Literature(s) and written African Literature in any two or more European Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, even if in translation.

2nd Semester (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 616    Comparative Studies in the African Novel3
FRE 617    Comparative Studies in Poetry (French, English, African)3
FRE 618    Comparative Studies in Drama3
FRE 610    African-American and Caribbean Literature in French3
TOTAL12 credits
Electives (Choose one)
FRE 619     Modern European Literature3
FRE 613     Realism in World Literature3
FRE 614     Adv. Translation II3
Total Core Courses      =          24 credits

FRE 642 M.A. Dissertation           =             6 credit

TOTAL REQUIRED        =         30 credits                                                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

M.A. French Literature

 

1st  Semester (Core Courses)Credit
FRE 601    Research Methodology3
FRE 602    Literary Theory and Criticism3
FRE 620    French Fiction Since the 19th Century3
FRE 621    Trends in the French Drama from Classical Age to the End of the 19th    Century3
TOTAL12
Electives (Choose one)
FRE 605    Stylistics and Literary Analysis3
FRE 615    Issues in Comparative Literature3
FRE 607     Advanced Translation I3
2nd  Semester (Core Courses)Credit
FRE 601    Main Movements in French Poetry over the Ages3
FRE 622    French Theatre and Drama in Modern Times:  The Absurd, Before and After3
FRE 611    Francophonie and Francophone Literature3
FRE 623     Modern Literature of Revolt in France3
TOTAL12
 

Electives (Choose one)

FRE 613     Realism in World Literature3
FRE 614     Adv. Translation II3
Total Core Courses      =          24 credit

FRE 642 M.A. Dissertation           =             6 credit

TOTAL REQUIRED        =         30 credit  

 

 

 

 

 

M.A. French Language and Linguistics
1st Semester (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 601    Research Methodology3
FRE 624    French Phonetics and Phonology3
FRE 625   Syntax and Morphology of Modern French3
FRE 626   Lexicology, Semantics & Pragmatics of French3
TOTAL12
 

Electives (Choose one)

FRE 638    Bilingualism and Multilingualism3
FRE 639    Varieties of French3
FRE 607     Advanced Translation I3
FRE 640    Applied Linguistics3
2nd Semester (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 628    Discourse Analysis3
FRE 629    Contrastive Linguistics3
FRE 630    The French Language in Nigeria3
TOTAL12
Electives (Choose one)
FRE 631    Sociolinguistics3
FRE 632    Psycholinguistics3
FRE 633    French as a Foreign Language3
FRE 614     Adv. Translation II3
Total Core Courses      =          24 credit

 FRE 642 M.A. Dissertation           =             6 credit

TOTAL REQUIRED        =         30 credit                                                              

 

 

 

 

M.A. French Language and Translation

1st  Semester (Core Courses)Credit
FRE 601    Research Methodology3
FRE 634    Theories and Methods of Translation3
FRE 635    Advanced Studies in Literary Translation3
FRE 636    Machine Translation3
TOTAL12
Electives (Choose one)
FRE 625  Syntax and Morphology of Modern French3
FRE 627   Stylistics3
2nd Semester (Core Courses)Credit
FRE 638    Advanced Studies in Non-Literary Translation3
FRE 639    Pragmatics of  Translation3
FRE 640      Terminology Theory and Research3
FRE 641      World Literature in Translation3
Electives (Choose one)

 

FRE 628    Discourse Analysis3
FRE 633    French as a Foreign Language3
Total Core Courses      =          24 credits

FRE 642 M.A. Dissertation           =             6 credit

TOTAL REQUIRED        =         30 credits

 

 

DETAILED STRUCTURE OF  Ph.D. PROGRAMMES

                                                          

 

1st Semester (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 701    Current Techniques of Critical Discourse in Africa3
FRE 702    World Literatures in French3
FRE 703    Doctoral Seminar I3
TOTAL9
2nd   Semester (Core Courses)Credit
FRE 704   Postcolonial Literature in French3
FRE 705  African and Black World Literatures in French3
FRE 706  Doctoral Seminar II3
TOTAL9
Total Core Courses    =   18 credits

FRE 720 Ph.D. Thesis    =     9 credits

Total Required   =   27 credits

 

 

Ph.D. in Comparative Literature 
1st  Semester   (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 707   Current Techniques of Critical Discourse in Comparative Literature3
FRE 702    World Literatures in French3
FRE 703    Doctoral Seminar I3
TOTAL9
2nd  Semester  (Core Courses)Credit
Theme Studies, Influences Literatures of Ideas3
FRE 705  African and Black World Literatures in French3
FRE 706  Doctoral Seminar II3
TOTAL9
 

Total Core Courses    =   18 credits

FRE 720 Ph.D. Thesis    =     9 credits

Total Required   =   27 credits

 

Ph.D. in French Literature
1st Semester (Core Courses)
FRE 708    Current Techniques of Critical Discourse in France3
FRE 709    World Literature in French3
FRE 703    Doctoral Seminar I3
TOTAL9
2nd  Semester (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 710   21st Century French Literature3
FRE 705  Current Trends in French Literature3
FRE 706  Doctoral Seminar II3
TOTAL9
 

Total Core Courses    =   18 credits

FRE 720 Ph.D. Thesis    =     9 credits

Total Required   =   27 credits

 

Ph.D. in French Language and Linguistics
1st Semester (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 711   Linguistic Theory and Modern French3
FRE 712   Applied Linguistics in French3
FRE 703    Doctoral Seminar I3
TOTAL9
2nd  Semester  (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 713   Language Acquisition3
FRE 714   Semantics3
FRE 706  Doctoral Seminar II3
TOTAL9
 

Electives (Choose one)

FRE 715  French-Based Pidgins/Creoles3
FRE 716  Lexicography3
Total Core Courses =    18 credits

FRE 720 Ph.D. Thesis   =       9 credits

Total Required       =     27 credits

 

Ph.D. in French Language and Translation

 

1st  Semester  (Core Courses) Credits
FRE 716   Advanced Theories and Methods of Translation3
FRE 717   Stylistic Comparison3
FRE 703   Doctoral Seminar I3
TOTAL9
2nd Semester (Core Courses)Credits
FRE 718  Bilingualism, Multilingualism and Interpretation3
FRE 719    Linguistic, Cultural and Ideological Problems of Translation3
FRE 706    Doctoral Seminar II3
TOTAL9
Total Core Courses =    18 credits

FRE 720 Ph.D. Thesis   =       9 credits

Total Required       =     27 credits