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English and Modern Languages with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)

King's College London, University of London

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UCAS CODE: R904

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Study English and Modern Languages in the heart of London.The Department of English prides itself not only on the range and diversity of the modules we offer – from medieval literature to modern poetry and women’s writing – but also on the diversity of our approaches, from contemporary literary theory to close textual examination and historical scholarship.In Modern Languages, the language modules support all levels of language competence and conform to the internationally recognised Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). You will attain a high level of proficiency in speaking, writing and reading the language of your degree, whilst developing your knowledge and critical understanding of its culture and society. Our cultural curriculum is innovative and diverse, covering a range of modules in literature, culture, film studies and history, from the medieval period to the contemporary.Students can take this course either with an A-level (or equivalent) in the degree language, or as a beginner, following a specially- designed ab initio language course.**Key benefits**- One of the oldest English departments in the country, with an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. French, German and Spanish have been taught at King's since 1831 and Portuguese since the 1860s, making us one of the oldest modern languages programmes in the country.- Central location offers access to Shakespeare's Globe, the British Library, and countless other sites and buildings with literary associations.- Our language departments are consistently voted among the best in the UK and offer our graduates excellent career prospects. (Complete University Guide 2021)- Broad range of specialist modules in both English & Modern languages (French, German, Portuguese and Hispanic Studies), from medieval to contemporary literature as well as politics, history, cultural studies, and film.- You can study French, German, Spanish or Portuguese language either post A-level (or equivalent) or with no previous knowledge of the language (ab initio).- Based in the heart of London, King’s location offers access to a variety of galleries, theatres, specialist libraries and resources, including the Goethe-Institut and Austrian Cultural Forum, the Institut français, Canning House, Camoes Centre for Portuguese Language and Culture, and the Instituto Cervantes, as well as events organised by embassies and other related cultural institutions.- The Year abroad in a French, German, Portuguese or Spanish-speaking country offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in culture and society and attain language fluency. We have exchanges with several partner universities in Europe, as well as North and South America.Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/english-and-modern-languages-with-a-year-abroad-ba

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,790per year

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University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 106 2

    6th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    168 82%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    85th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    169 82%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    22nd

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