Admission

rom2m  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

General and specific admission requirements for this program must be satisfied at the time of enrolling at the university.

In the event of the divergence between the different linguistic versions of the present conditions, the French version shall prevail.



Specific Admission Requirements

Specific Admission Requirements

Student must hold a first level university degree.

Provide proof of a sufficient level in French (B1 of the European Framework of Reference ).

Student must have developed the following skills in his previous training :  
- complete grasp of the written and oral practices of the French language;
- complete passive and active grasp of a Romance language;
- literary and linguistic analytical skills;
- knowledge of the history of French literature and literature in one Romance language;
- Knowledge of literary theory and criticism;
- knowledge of Latin language and literature;

at the end of the 1st level programme, including at least the following 96 specific credits :   
- Methodology of French and Romance studies (7 credits);
- History of literature (French and Romance) and comparative literature (23 credits);
- Literary analysis and close reading (18 credits);
- Belgian literature (3 credits);
- Diachronic and synchronic grammar and linguistics (French and Romance languages) (21 credits);
- Latin language and literature (8 credits);
- Study and practice of a Romance language (16 credits).

Courses not taken will be added to the masters programme (without exceeding a total of 15 credits).

If the total number of prerequisites exceeds 15 credits, access to the master is subject to the student passing an Preparatory year for Master in French and Romance Languages and Literatures: General [60.0] the programme of which is established on the basis of the student's file.  

Course equivalences are submitted for approval to the chairman of the jury, the secretary of the jury and the academic faculty secretary. 

4. Students wishing to pursue a Master's degree with a teaching focus must have a French Community of Belgium diploma; failing this, they will have to pass a French language proficiency examination to demonstrate that their command of written and spoken French is equivalent to Level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (for further information, visit https://uclouvain.be/en/study/inscriptions/french-language-master-teaching.html). 

University Bachelors

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
UCLouvain Bachelors
Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General Direct Access
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : GeneralIf student has taken French as Romance Language and with one of the following minors :

Minor in Italian Studies

Minor in Spanish Studies
Direct Access With 15 credits prerequisites integrated into the masters programme.

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and LiteraturesWith one of the following minors :

Minor in Italian Studies

Minor in Spanish Studies
Direct Access With 15 credits prerequisites integrated into the masters programme.

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Other Bachelor in Arts and LettersWith one of the following minors :

Minor in French Studies

Minor in Italian Studies

Minor in Spanish Studies
Access with additional training Additional requirements for admission.

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Others Bachelors of the French speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General Direct Access
Other Bachelor in Arts and Letters Access with additional training Additional training to be determined depending on the programme followed
Bachelors of the Dutch speaking Community of Belgium
Academische Bachelor in de Taal- en Letterkunde : twee talencombinaties (Frans-latijn; Frans-Spaans; Frans-Italiaans) Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal Additional training to be determined depending on the programme followed
Foreign Bachelors
Bachelor in Arts and Letters Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal Additional training to be determined depending on the programme followed

Non university Bachelors

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Diploma Access Remarks
BA - AESI en français et français langue étrangère - HE - crédits supplémentaires entre 45 et 60
BA - AESI en français et morale - HE - crédits supplémentaires entre 45 et 60
BA - AESI en français et religion - HE - crédits supplémentaires entre 45 et 60
Les enseignements supplémentaires éventuels peuvent être consultés dans le Module complémentaire. Type court

Holders of a 2nd cycle University degree

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
"Licenciés"
Holder of a "Licence" in Romance Languages and Literatures Direct Access An exemption of a maximum volume of 60 credits can be granted
Other Holder of a "Licence" in Arts and Letters Access with additional training Additional training to be determined depending on the programme followed
Masters
Master [60] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General Direct Access An exemption of a maximum volume of 60 credits can be granted
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language Direct Access An exemption of a maximum volume of 60 credits can be granted
Master [60] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General
Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General
If the student has chosen French as a Romance language and with one of the following minors :

Minor in Italian Studies

Minor in Spanish Studies
Direct Access Programme drawn up according to the student’s previous academic record.

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Master [60] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
If the student has chosen French as a Romance language and with one of the following minors :

Minor in Italian Studies

Minor in Spanish Studies
Direct Access Programme drawn up according to the student’s previous academic record.

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.

Holders of a non-University 2nd cycle degree

Not relevant for this Master.

Adults taking up their university training

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It is possible to gain admission to all masters courses via the validation of professional experience procedure.

Access on the file

Reminder : all Masters (apart from Advanced Masters) are also accessible on file.

Admission and Enrolment Procedures for general registration

Requests for additional information regarding admission should be addressed to Mme Fiorella Flamini, Study Adviser at the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters (conseiller.etudes-fial@uclouvain.be, tel. : +32 (0)10 47 48 57).   All requests for admission based on the student’s academic record (as well as category II and III bridging programmes) should be submitted to Mme Fiorella Flamini, Study Adviser at the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters (Collège Mercier, 14 bte L3.06.01, Place Cardinal Mercier B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, conseiller.etudes-fial@uclouvain.be, tel. : +32 (0)10 47 48 57). The application file should include a letter in support of the application, academic transcripts for every year in higher education, a copy of the qualification(s) gained and, where the student has had a professional career, a curriculum vitae.   International candidates should submit their request to the University Enrolment Office according to the procedure outlined at : https://uclouvain.be/inscription