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French Studies and German Studies BA (Hons)

Lancaster University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This joint language degree combines French Studies and German Studies is taught by the Department of Languages and Cultures, our approach gives you the opportunity to acquire high-level language skills and a thorough understanding of French and German cultures and societies within a global context. This degree includes an international placement in year 3.You’ll begin your degree with French and German courses which both have a language-specific cultural component. You will also study a minor subject of your choice, which may be another language.Building on your language skills in Year 2, you will also study the culture, politics and history of France and Germany in more depth, as well as selecting courses which are international in scope and promote a comparative understanding of Europe and beyond.Spending your third year abroad gives you the opportunity to greatly improve your language proficiency while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. You can study at a partner institution or conduct a work placement. As a joint major student, you can spend your time in a French- or German-speaking country, or split the year between the two.In your fourth year, you will continue developing your core French and German language skills. You will combine this with language-specific modules such as ‘Modernity of Forms and Forms of Modernity in French Literature: 1850-2000’. You may also choose some comparative culture courses, such as ‘Translation as a Cultural Practice’.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,930per 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 : ABB

A level French and/or German. Native French or German speakers will not be accepted onto this scheme.

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University information

Lancaster University

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Lancaster’s community is made up of people from over 100 countries giving students opportunities to make lifelong connections that cross borders and cultures.
The university has dedicated support available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 50 20

    29th out of 40 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    150 72%

    18th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    28th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    45th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    25th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.48 70%

    38th

    17

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