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French and English UCL (University College London) Degree level: Undergraduate

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The four-year BA French and English is a joint honours programme split equally between SELCS and the Department of English. The language part of your degree is taught in the School of European Languages, Culture and Society where will take modules not only in language (speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation) but also in cultural topics including literature, history, film, linguistics, politics and other relevant field designed to complement your language learning. With a wide variety of modules on offer, you will be able to tailor your degree to your areas of interest.

Your third year is a Year Abroad, spent in a country where your language is spoken.

UCL has a renowned tradition in both teaching and research in French studies dating back to the foundation of the College in 1826 and continuing to the present day. The department today is at the cutting edge of current debates in French literature, culture, politics and film and is consistently ranked among the best in the world.
As well as language, you can study modules in film, history, literature, politics, music and culture, from medieval through to current day.

UCL was at the forefront of the establishment of English literature as a university subject, and the department is regularly ranked amongst the best in the country. programme.
UCL English Department has a strong tradition of links with the literary world. Practising writers are invited to give readings; there is a writer-in-residence programme; and a wide range of extracurricular culture, media and journalism-based student societies.
The wide-ranging nature of the department's optional modules is designed to give you an overview of developments in literary periods and movements over time, whilst also allowing you to pursue your own interests through specialised sign-up seminars and one-to-one tutorial teaching.

UCL Is ranked 3rd in the UK for Modern Languages in the 2018 QS World Rankings and offers outstanding opportunities to language students and graduates.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code R1Q3
Institution code U80
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAA French and English Literature/Language and Literature required. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma D: 23 credits Pass in Access to HE Diploma, with a minimum of 23 credits awarded with Distinction in the Level 3 units, the remainder of the Level 3 units awarded with Merit. Please note, where subject specific requirements are stipulated at A level we may review your Access to HE syllabus to ensure you meet the subject specific requirements prior to a final decision being communicated.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 D3,D3,D3 in three Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects. English Literature and French required
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 points A total of 18 points in three higher level subjects including English A1 and French at grade 6, with no score below 5. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.
Scottish Advanced Higher AAA A,A,A at Advanced Highers (or A,A at Advanced Higher and A,A,A at Higher). English Literature and French required at Advanced Higher.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Successful completion of the WBQ Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus 2 GCE A-Levels at grades AAA. English Literature and French required.

English Language at grade B or 6, plus Mathematics at grade C or 5. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet the foreign language requirement following enrolment, further details at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £21,260 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit our dedicated webpage for more details: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/fees-funding. The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2020/21 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2021/22 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK/EU fees in line with government policy (including on an annual basis for each year of study during a programme). Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, so the published fees will be charged to 2020/21 entrants for each year of study on the programme.

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