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Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Classical Studies (year abroad) MA (Hons)

University of St Andrews

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UCAS CODE: R1Q8

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

French - French will develop language and communications skills to a high level of proficiency. You will have the opportunity to engage with a number of specialist topics including French language, literature, culture, history, politics and film. During your third year, you have the opportunity to study abroad in France at one of the University’s Erasmus+ partners. Students who spend a year abroad not only gain valuable work experience as teachers and tutors, but also develop their linguistic skills, intercultural competence, and self-confidence.

Italian – As a student of Italian, you will develop language and communication skills to a high level of proficiency. You will also have the opportunity to engage with a number of specialist topics comprising Italian literature, culture, history, politics and film. Italian is available to both beginners and non-beginners. Both cohorts are introduced to a wide spectrum of cultural and literary genres, from mediaeval texts and poetry to 20th-century Italian novels, films and more.

Classical Studies - Classical Studies includes the study of Greek and Roman literature alongside social and cultural history, philosophy, religion and art. The course encourages new ways of seeing the classical and modern worlds. All Classical Studies modules use English texts. Classical Studies at St Andrews allows you to discover and debate the nature of Athenian democracy, the power of Greek tragedy, the purpose of ancient erotic fiction, the imposing beauty of Roman sculpture or the twists and turns of Platonic dialogue.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,100per 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 : AAA

To include French.Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

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University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    4th

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

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    4th out of 24 1

    3rd out of 50 1

    9th out of 27

  • Entry standards

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    199 100%

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    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    5th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    1st

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    / Max 226
    207 100%

    1st

    2
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    / Max 100
    75 75%

    15th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%

    2nd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    7th

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