Modern Languages and Music University of Birmingham

Undergraduate

The study of one or two languages (from French, German, Spanish or Russian) alongside Music is highly complementary and an exciting opportunity to contextualise your knowledge in each discipline. We put an emphasis on small group teaching and encourage student participation, which produces confident, enthusiastic, articulate graduates with excellent potential for employment in the UK and beyond.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time with time abroad

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    30 September 2019

  • Duration

    4 years


Course details

Modules

First-year modules cover a broad base of the subject and are designed to introduce you to ways of studying at university. By the final year the modules you take will become more specialised and reflect the research expertise of the academic staff. More detailed module information can be found on the ‘Course detail’ tab on the University of Birmingham’s coursefinder web pages.


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 R752
Institution code B32
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 AAB To include A level Music at grade A. You normally require an A Level grade B or above in the advanced language(s) you wish to study. If you do not have the relevant language A Level(s), please feel free to contact us to discuss your options.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM, plus AB at A-level in the required subject/s mentioned above.
BTEC Diploma: DD, plus AB at A-level in the required subject/s mentioned above.
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma: D, plus AB at A-level in the required A-level subject/s mentioned above.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects, to include Music. You normally require Higher Level language(s) at 5 or above in the advanced language(s) you wish to study.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.

BA Modern Languages and Music Students can study up to two foreign languages alongside Music. At least one of these languages needs to be an advanced language (post A-Level).

To take a language from beginners level, evidence of language learning ability is required such as a grade A in a Modern Language at GCSE.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 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

The fees for international students commencing their studies in 2019/20 are £17,640. https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/International/students/finance/fees.aspx