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French and German (5 yrs) MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

French and German at Aberdeen brings together two top-rated subjects and a great pairing of major European languages to give you a strong competitive advantage in the European and international world. With the specialist language, cultural, and academic skills you will gain, you will be extremely attractive to employers in many areas of business, arts, education, tourism and media.French at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation, gaining the highest possible rating of ‘Excellent’ in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment. You will add to your growing language skills with courses in contemporary civilisation and culture, Francophone and post-colonial studies, philosophy, history, sociology, linguistics, theatre and most genres and periods of literature from the middle ages to the present day.You will be taught by staff recognised internationally for their research, from Renaissance studies to the politics of culture and difference in contemporary France. At Honours level, you will have the opportunity to study topics in which our staff are leading experts.German at Aberdeen also scored ‘Excellent’ in the latest Teaching Quality Assessment. You will gain a solid grounding in the German language whatever your level, together with courses in social, historical and cultural aspects of German-speaking countries, encounter the world of German artistic expression in the form of literature, film and art and gain a deeper understanding of Germany’s complex history.As an integral part of your 5-year programme, you will spend your third year developing your languages and cultural familiarity, with half the year spent as a language assistant or visiting student in a French-speaking country and half in Germany or Austria.This subject combination is a great preparation for a career in European organisations including the EC, international business, tourism, language teaching, or with transferable skills appealing to employers in many other fields.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 49 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    180 82%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    42nd

    2

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