Professor Frederick Gravenir, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Research, Innovation and Outreach (Second from the right) with members of staff during the Korean photo exhibition.
The Director of the Korean Language and Culture Centre, Mr. Kim Eungsu, directs members of staff during the Korean photo exhibition on 24 February 2017
Professor Christian Olivier from the Université de la Réunion (facing camera) consults with fellow trainers during the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) – Indian Ocean Regional Postgraduate seminar on 23 February 2017
Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) – Indian Ocean Regional Postgraduate seminar participants take a break during the training
The Departmental French Resource Centre
Members of staff follow proceedings during the official commissioning of the Francophone Digital Centre
The Departmental Japanese Language Laboratory
The Departmental German Resource Centre
Students in a classroom session at the Departmental Korean Language and Culture Centre
One of the postgraduate students presenting her research proposal in one of the language laboratories
Students follow proceedings during the official commissioning of the Francophone Digital Centre that was funded through partnership between Kenyatta University and the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie
Participants in the Regional Graduate seminar pose for a group photograph
The Regional Graduate Seminar in session in the Francophone Digital Centre
The first CNFp steering committee meeting in session at the Digital Centre on 1st February 2017
The CNFp Steering Committee Chairperson, Dr. Milkah Chokah makes her remarks during the official Commissioning of the Francophone Digital Centre
Kenyatta University management led by the acting DVC (Administration) Professor Wangari Mwai (eighth from left) and staff members join guests for a group photo
AUF Indian Ocean Region Director, Mr. Phillipe Bataille (left), Chairman Foreign Languages’ Department, Dr. Vincent Were (centre) and DVC (Administration) Professor Wangari Mwai (right) during the official commissioning of the Digital Centre on 1st February, 2017.
The chief guest, the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie – Indian Ocean Region Director, Mr. Phillipe Bataille and the Linguistic Attaché at the French Embassy in Kenya, Mr. Johann Robinet follow proceedings during the official opening of the Francophone Digital Centre

Master Of Arts - French

Entry Requirements

  • Common regulations for diploma programme in the university shall apply.
  • General regulations for diploma programs in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences shall apply.
  • Departmental regulations for diploma program shall apply.
  • A certificate in Japanese language from Kenyatta University, Japanese Language
  • Proficiency Test (JLPT) level III or a certificate from any other recognized institution.
  • Master of Arts (French): Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent with a specialization in French, from a recognized university. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Examinations
A student enrolled in the program shall be expected to take and pass examinations in all unit
taught.
Final examination will account for 70% while continuous assessment will be 30%.

Certification: Students in the Diploma Programme in Japanese will be required to successfully complete the 24 units offered to qualify for the award of Diploma of Kenyatta University in Japanese Language.

Units Codes and Titles

Year One

Level 800
AFF 801: Translation and Interpretation AFF 802:  Aspects of the French Language I AFF 803: French Phonology
AFF 804: Semantics and Lexicology
AFF 805: Field Methods in Language and Literature
 
Electives
AFF 806: History of African and Caribbean Literature in French
AFF 807: Seminar in Literature
AFF 808: Theory and Practice of Textual Criticism
AFF 809: French Language in the Modern World

Year two
AFF 811: Translation and Interpretation II AFF 812: Aspects of the French Language II AFF 813: History of French Literature
AFF 814: Stylistics
AFF 815: Study of Civilizations of the French Speaking World

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