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French with Mandarin Chinese BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to engaging with the Turing programme, the newly announced UK government scheme to support students to study and work abroad. All study abroad opportunities are subject to application, international travel restrictions and availability. Find out more at mmu.ac.uk/exchange****Overview**Proficiency in modern languages can help you to gain a competitive edge in the global jobs market. In both the private and public sectors, there is a demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments. If you are studying languages, we offer a range of them, some of which you can start as a complete beginner, and you will have the opportunity to learn from native speakers.**French:**This course places language learning within the wider context of French studies including culture, society, literature, film and history. The language units emphasise communicating effectively and developing transferable skills such as translating, interpreting and interview techniques, with practical language classes embracing speaking, listening, reading and writing.On this course, you will have the option to take up our Interpreting and Translation route from your second year. You will have the opportunity to spend your third year abroad in France. 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 having grown in confidence.**Minor languages available:** **Mandarin Chinese**, Modern Standard Arabic, Japanese and Spanish.This course has a foundation year available.**Features and Benefits**- Our Language Resource Centre is equipped with social learning spaces, 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.- You will have the opportunity to spend your third year abroad in France, allowing you to develop your language skills and immerse yourself in the culture.- Many of our 30+ academic, research and support staff are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Japanese. We also have multiple connections with language groups across Manchester to ensure you can converse in your chosen language.- You can take units which cover the areas of translation and interpreting in your second year.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • 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

    43rd out of 50 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    109 53%

    42nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    34th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    18th

    12

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