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Applied Languages (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, English as a Foreign Language) BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    Q140

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    62nd

    1 (English)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    101

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    75

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.07

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Overview**The world’s more connected than ever, so speaking multiple languages unlocks opportunities across a number of fields.This practical BA (Hons) Applied Languages degree course harnesses your talent for learning languages and turns it into professional skills for an exciting career in multilingual communication.Whatever career you’re pursuing, from translation to teaching, you’ll develop expertise in at least 2 languages and learn to apply your skills to whatever multilingual field you’re most interested in.95% Graduates in work or further study (DLHE, 2017); 95% Overall student satisfaction (NSS, 2018)**What you'll experience**On this Applied Languages degree course, you'll:- Study 2 core languages from French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish or English as a foreign language- Apply your foreign language skills to professional fields such as translation, interpreting or initial teacher training- Study, teach or work abroad in 2 countries, immersing yourself in the languages you’re learning- Put your language skills into practice in our language labs, where you’ll manipulate video, sound and text- Use our professional Interpreter Training Suite, the best kit to develop your interpreting skillsYou can also:- Enhance your degree with an internationally recognised qualification in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)- Study a 3rd language from Arabic, British Sign Language, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese or Spanish- Do Initial Teacher Training (ITT), which will entitle you to a bursary of £9,000 in the final year of your degree**Careers and opportunities**What can you do with an Applied Languages degree? You’ll emerge from this Applied Languages degree course as a skilled multi-linguist, ready to take on roles across a range of fields. Previous graduates have secured positions in areas such as:- translation- interpreting- teaching- marketing- customer relations- tourismWhatever career you pursue, our Careers and Employability service will give support and advice for 5 years after you graduate.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

96-112 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, to include a Modern Foreign Language (French, German, Spanish, or English as a Foreign Language) at grade C.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

The University of Portsmouth gives students the support they need to go beyond what they think is possible – inspired by researchers working on world-changing projects. With work placements, simulation suites, and careers expertise too, it's no surprise that this university is rated Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

Address

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Portsmouth

PO1 2UP

UNITED KINGDOM