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Linguistics with Spanish BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    10R4

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    56th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    2 (Linguistics)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    111

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    70

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.19

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Proficiency in linguistics can give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market. If you are interested in the way in which we communicate and how it can influence people, studying linguistics will help you unravel how language is inextricably linked to who we are.Linguistics is devoted to the scientific study of natural language and concerned with how languages evolve, are structured and what they have in common. It also studies how languages are acquired and used.Our programme enables you to develop a sound knowledge of both theoretical and applied perspectives and places emphasis on English, with examples from other languages where appropriate. The core elements of the course teach you about sentence structure (Syntax), meaning (Semantics and Pragmatics), Forensic Linguistics and Phonetics and Phonology. You will also learn about language use and variation in different social contexts, the media, and intercultural settings.Communicating effectively, critical thinking and developing rigorous analytical skills are valuable assets in the job market and are transferable to various professions.Spanish:Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages around world both in terms of the numbers of speakers, and the global geographical spread. As a global language, Spanish is second only to Mandarin in terms of the number of the world's population who speak it as a first language. It has official status in 21 countries spanning Europe, Africa, North, Central and South America. As the economies of South and Central America continue to surge forward, and the political reach of these nations continues to grow and develop there has never been a more important time to consider studying Spanish.Admission from Beginners to GCSE, or A level with a grade B or above.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

BCC–BBC

Details

If studied A Level Spanish at Grade B or aboveGrade C or above in an English or modern languages subject at GCE A Level is preferred. Humanities and Social Science subjects such as History, Politics, Sociology and Psychology will also be considered

University information

University Ranking

56th

About this University

Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest universities in the UK with a community of over 38,000 students. It balances a rich and proud heritage with a modern and ambitious approach, striving to disseminate knowledge and make higher education accessible to those with passion and potential.

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Oxford Road All Saints

Manchester

M15 6BH

UNITED KINGDOM