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Is it true that a Modern Foreign Language at GCSE or equivalent is required for entry to university?

How vital is taking a modern foreign language at GCSE to university entrance?
Answered by Alison Patterson
Thanks for your enquiry. The Russell Group of universities has published guidance on these questions and I advise you to review their advice at:


Of course the Russell Group does not speak for all universities.

It is important that any intending applicant meets the entry requirements for a course before applying through UCAS. It may be advisable, therefore, to consult individual universities for clarification.

I hope this helps.

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