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

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

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.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 106 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    105 51%

    72nd

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    39th

    28

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