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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

A BA in French from Southampton will allow you to specialise in the language and culture of the French-speaking world. You will acquire near-native speaker competence in French and study a range of topics within the broader field of French studies, focusing especially on the 20th and 21st centuries. French is a key international language, native to France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and the French Caribbean, and an official language in much of Africa and Asia. Studying French at Southampton offers you the wide and varied learning experience you should expect from a leading research university. We are committed to providing a relevant, modern and above all enjoyable experience which will ensure you graduate with the skills and understanding you need to start a career in any number of industries. Modern languages and linguistics at Southampton is ranked fifth in the UK for the quality of our research (REF 2014). Teaching and learning is supported by three research centres, Transnational Studies, Global Englishes and Applied Language Research. You will be able to learn another language such as Arabic, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish from scratch, and reach graduate level in Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,300per year

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A level : ABB

Typical Offer: ABB including FrenchIf you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer:BBB including French and grade A in the EPQWe are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a student’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience.

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 8,200 EU and international students.
Southampton’s Students Union has over 40 cultural and international groups to connect international communities in a social setting.
Specialist careers support and paid year in employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 50 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    154 74%

    15th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    9th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    11th

    11

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