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Modern Languages and History BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

At Leeds, you can combine history with one of eight languages. You’ll study history from a global perspective and gain fluency in your chosen language.You’ll study a range of historical periods from the fall of the Roman Empire to the 21st century post-colonial and globalised world. Intensive language teaching will prepare you for your year abroad, where you’ll further develop your linguistic ability and confidence. You’ll explore cultures and societies across the world, focusing on the countries where your chosen language is spoken.Optional modules enable you to enhance your translation skills or business language, as well as choose from a wide range of history topics.You’ll make use of historiographical methods and sources in your chosen language in your final year project.By combining history with a language, you’ll gain the communication and professional skills that will prepare you for an international career in many sectors.**Choose one of the following languages:**We offer the following languages at two entry levels: beginners or with prior experience (e.g. A-level or equivalent).Chinese | French | German | Italian | Portuguese | Russian | SpanishWe also offer Thai from beginners level (please contact us before applying if you have prior experience).**You must include your chosen language in the ‘Further Details’ section of your UCAS application.**

Application deadline

26 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : AAB

A-level History: grade A is required.Where a post-A level language route is taken, a B grade in the relevant language is required.Where Chinese is taken, a GCSE in any modern language is required.Where any other beginner language route is taken, previous experience in language is not required.

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 90 3

    18th out of 33 2

    9th out of 105 5

  • Entry standards

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    158 81%

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    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    11th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    69th

    23
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    141 67%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

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    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    28th

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    148 77%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    6th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    88th

    14

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