University of Kent has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Italian and French enables you to learn the language and culture of both Italy and France. Italy is a cornerstone in culture, art and history across Europe, you cannot help but be inspired to learn the language. By learning Italian, you give yourself a tool to explore this cultural richness. It is spoken not only in its home country, but also by over 15 million people in Switzerland, North America and Australia. French is one of the most beautiful romance languages. Outside of France it is spoken as far afield as Canada, the Seychelles, Madagascar and Mali. It is one of the official languages of the United Nations, and an important language in the EU. Our facilities include multimedia laboratories, which offer a variety of interactive language learning programmes and dictionaries, and access to a wide range of TV satellite channels and audio, video and computer-assisted language learning facilities.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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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)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
|A level||BBB||A-levels should include either Italian or French at grade B.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and National Extended Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances. A typical offer would be to achieve Distinction, Merit, Merit plus an A-level in either Italian or French at grade B.|
|Access to HE Diploma||The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.|
|Scottish Higher||Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 points||Applicants should have either an overall grade of 34 or 15 points at higher level, including French or Italian HL A1/A2/B at 4/5/5 or SL A1/A2/B at 5/6/6.|
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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