Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - French Studies

Admission Requirements

Any student who has graduated with a 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree may apply to be admitted to the Diploma program, subject to prerequisites and general university admission requirements.To start the application process, contact the Department of French Studies (

Completion of first-year requirements, including French 1900E or French 1910 or French 1999 with a mark of at least 60%, or permission of the Department based on the Placement Test.

The Diplôme de français pratique cannot be combined with any other French module or with the former Certificat / Diplôme de français des affaires.

Module/Program Information

4.0 courses

1.0 course from: French 2905A/B, French 2906A/B, French 2907A/B (or French 2900) or French 2101.
1.0 course from: French 3905A/B, French 3906A/B, French 3907A/B, French 3908A/B (or French 3900).
2.0 courses in French at 2200-level and above.

Note: At least 3.0 of the 4.0 credit courses must be taken at Western.


Progression and Graduation Requirements

Students are invited to seek counselling from the Department on their choice of courses. To progress in and to complete the Diploma program, students must achieve and maintain a minimum average of 60% in the 4.0 required courses.