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Modern Languages 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

This Modern Languages degree allows you to study two languages, with the opportunity to study a third through optional modules.Whether you’re starting your language from beginners’ level, or with an A-level, you’ll reach a professional standard in your chosen languages through intensive learning practice and your residence abroad – where you’ll spend a term and a year in the countries where your chosen languages are spoken.You’ll choose from a range of topics including literature, cinema, popular culture, history and politics. You’ll explore cultures and societies across the world while focusing on the countries where your languages of choice are spoken, with the opportunity to enhance your translation skills or business language.Your independent research project in your final year will be an opportunity to conduct and present your own research.You’ll gain the language and professional skills to prepare you for an international career in many sectors.**What languages can I study?**On the four-year BA Modern Languages degree, no more than one of the following languages can be studied at beginners’ level.Arabic | Chinese | French | German | Italian | Japanese | Portuguese | Russian | Spanish | Thai**Languages available from beginners’ level and advanced level (A-level or equivalent)**- French- German- Italian- Russian- Spanish **Languages available from beginners’ level**- Arabic- Chinese- Japanese- Portuguese- ThaiThese languages are mainly taught from beginners level, but we are usually able to accommodate applicants with A-level or equivalent.**Language combinations**You can choose from the following language combinations and you’ll need to tell us your language combination in the ‘**Further Details**’ section of your UCAS application.Arabic and: French; German; SpanishChinese and: French; German; SpanishFrench and: Arabic; Chinese; German; Italian; Japanese; Portuguese; Russian; SpanishGerman and: Arabic; Chinese; French; Italian; Japanese; Portuguese; Russian; SpanishItalian and: French; German; SpanishJapanese and: French; German; Spanish*Portuguese and: French; GermanRussian and: French; German; Spanish*Spanish and: Arabic; Chinese; French; Japanese; German; Italian; Russian

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : ABB

Where a post-A level language route is taken, a B grade in the relevant language is 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

    18th out of 33 2

    9th out of 105 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    141 67%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    4th

    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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