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If you are looking for a course that gives you the ability to communicate freely in Arabic and French, together with an understanding of cultural, political and economic contexts within those countries where the languages are spoken, the UCLan Modern Languages degree is not only a personally enriching experience but also develops your understanding of the recent history, contemporary society, culture and economy within foreign countries. The two languages are combined; you may be able to study from ab-initio level where no prior knowledge of the language is required, but you should have experience in at least one of your languages.
You could move on to a variety of successful careers in international business, consultancy, translation/interpreting, or worldwide teaching. Our graduates are enjoying careers in many international organisations including Merill Lynch, Reuters and diplomatic embassies.
If studied over four years, your third year is normally spent abroad in the country/countries of the main target language on a work placement, a study placement at a partner institution or as a Foreign Language Assistant in a school. This will enable you to greatly enhance your language skills and improve your confidence when communicating in the language in the international environment.
Year 1: Arabic Language and Culture, Arabic History and Contemporary Society, The Arab World through travel literature (optional), Arabic Folklore (optional)
Year 2: Arabic Language and Culture, Colloquial dialect of the Levant, Arabic Thought through Music and Film (optional), Arabic and the Written Word (optional), Contemporary Female Arab and Muslim Writers (optional)
Period Abroad (four-year course)
Final Year: Arabic Language and Culture, Arabic Translation, Arabic for Business (optional), Arabic literature (optional)
French (Please note that it is possible that not all modules will run in any given year)
Year 1: Introduction to French Studies
Year 2: French Language and Society, Introduction to French Cinema, Introduction to Theory and Techniques of Translation
Period Abroad (four-year course)
Final Year: French Language, French Existentialist Thought and Literature, Translation Project (French-English), Techniques and Practice of Interpreting (French), French Dissertation
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
|UCAS Tariff||104 - 112 points||Our typical offer is 104 - 112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement.|
|A level||104 - 112 UCAS points including A Level French|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||including A Level French|
|Access to HE Diploma||104 - 112 UCAS points including A Level French|
|Scottish Higher||104 - 112 UCAS points including A Level French|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English or Level 3 Key Skills in Maths and Communication.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||Pass IB Diploma including 104 - 112 UCAS points from Higher Level subjects including A Level French|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||104 - 112 UCAS points including A Level French|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||D*D - D*D*||including A Level French|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DMM||including A Level French|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D - D*D*||including A Level French|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||104 - 112 UCAS points including A Level French|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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