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Course summary

This four-year Modern Languages degree allows you to study two languages, as well as a variety of optional modules covering culture and society. Whether you’re starting your language from beginners’ level, or with prior knowledge, you’ll reach a professional standard in your chosen languages through intensive learning practice and your residence abroad – see the section below on Study abroad and work placements for details of the different opportunities available to you. You’ll complement your language studies by exploring cultures and societies around the world, choosing from a range of topics, including literature, cinema, popular culture, history and politics. In your first year you’ll have the option to study a third language or study a module that introduces concepts which are important to a wider understanding of languages, cultures and societies You’ll also have the opportunity to enhance your professional language skills, through modules on translation, interpreting or languages for business. Your independent research project in your final year will be an opportunity to conduct and present your own research. You’ll gain the language and professional skills to prepare you for an international career in many sectors. Depending on your chosen language combination, you may also be able to study discovery modules to study subjects outside of your degree.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.

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Entry requirements

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7with no component less than 6.5

International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme can apply for to study our pre-sessional English course with a progression route to the degree programme.

See alternative English Language qualifications we accept

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