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Course options

  • 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

This course is subject to a review which may mean a change to the units of study.Subject to Erasmus+ funding. The University currently accesses Erasmus+ funding from the European Commission and we will continue to do so as long as the UK is able to participate. Please see mmu.ac.uk/eu-hub for further information.**Overview**In French and Spanish, emphasis is placed on communicating effectively and developing transferable skills such as translating, interpreting, and interview techniques. Practical language classes embrace speaking, listening, reading and writing. We offer a wide choice of subjects, which may include society, cinema, culture and linguistics. Both languages can be studied post A2 level. You can study either French or Spanish from beginners level in the first year by taking a Fast Track option (please note, you cannot do beginners level for both languages).The course is taken as an equal honours route. You will be required to spend your third year abroad in France and Spain. The experience of being immersed in another culture for several months is one our students find both beneficial and rewarding. They return having made new friends, experienced new places and have grown in confidence. After this year, you return to the University to study for your final year.This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Our Language Resource Centre is equipped with wireless laptops, PCs and voice recognition software for language training. It is also home to our multimedia and audio language learning laboratories, media booths for group-work with PCs or large flat screen TVs and multiple satellite channels broadcast in foreign languages with recording facilities.- The majority of our 30+ academic, research and support staff are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Urdu. We also have multiple connections with language groups across Manchester to ensure you can converse in your chosen language.- Study alongside Erasmus students from our European partner institutions.- You may also have the opportunity to start a new language (which may include Arabic, Chinese and Japanese).- We coach practical skills for work including communication skills, presentation skills, essay and report writing, summary skills, interview and questionnaire techniques.- You will have the option to take up our Interpreting and Translation route from your second year. - You will spend your third year abroad in France and Spain, allowing you to develop your language skills and immerse yourself in the culture.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BCC - BBC

A2 Grade B or above in French or Spanish

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 49

    42nd out of 48 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    100 46%

    44th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    6th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    116 55%

    35th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    41st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    2nd

    1

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