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Latin and French BA (Hons)

The University of Manchester

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    Q6R1

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    15th

    3
  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    1 (Classics & Ancient History)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    153

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    66

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.08

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Our BA Latin and French joint honours course will enable you to develop your linguistic skills while learning about the literature and culture of both societies.Both languages can be learned either as a beginner or from A-level standard, but at least one language must be studied from A-level standard. Texts for literary and historical course units are studied in Latin, where appropriate.Language study offers much more than just language fluency. You'll explore diverse aspects of the culture, society, history, politics and literature of the countries in which the languages are - or were - spoken, helping you to develop intercultural awareness and communication skills - both highly valued by employers.You'll benefit from excellent teaching, student support and cutting-edge study facilities, as well as from the vibrancy and cultural diversity of Manchester itself, Western Europe's most multilingual city.With placement options available at partner universities and in professional environments in several French-speaking countries, a compulsory third year abroad gives our undergraduate students unforgettable and invaluable personal and professional experience. Where possible, this includes enrolment on classical courses at an overseas university.**Aims**We aim to: - Develop and encourage your interest in the languages, literature and culture of the classical world by providing a broadly based and challenging curriculum including course units that are innovative and stimulating, informed by the research expertise of the teaching staff, and examined by a range of methods of assessment;- Offer an opportunity to study the language, literature and culture of both societies;- Advise and suggest course units which best exploit the interactions between the subjects of Latin and French;- Enable you to read an ever-growing range of ancient authors in the original, with accuracy, fluency and enjoyment;- Provide you with progressive language courses in Latin, starting from elementary, intermediate or advanced level, consolidating any existing knowledge of the language(s) and developing reading knowledge and some active competence and other language-based and language-related skills;- Train you in the methods, techniques and approaches necessary for the critical study of Latin literature, based on extensive reading of classical texts, studied both in the original language(s) and in translation;- Help you to work independently and to organise your own schedules of personal study;- Produce graduates with the transferable cognitive skills necessary to equip them for employment, postgraduate study, or further training.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Extended Project
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma
  • 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)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

Grades ABB to include Latin or French. Typical Contextual Offer: BBB, including Latin or French.You will continue your study of the relevant language(s) in which you already have an A-level. If you have not studied the other Language before, then you will begin your study of that subject.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

15th

About this University

The University of Manchester is one of the largest single-site universities in the UK, with 40,000 students from almost every country in the world. With world-leading research and social responsibility at its heart, Manchester is a place to innovate, to lead and to make a difference. A Russell Group university, it is ranked in the top 30 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020).

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