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Philosophy and Modern Languages with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)

King's College London, University of London

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UCAS CODE: R901

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our Philosophy and Modern Languages BA offers you an exceptionally wide range of modules in both Philosophy and Modern Languages, covering literature, language, film, history, philosophical thought, political and social theory, as well as philosophy of mind, science and ancient philosophy.Our Department of Philosophy has particular strengths in philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and ancient philosophy. We are also able to offer an extremely wide range of modules, including subjects like Indian philosophy and medieval philosophy.Our language modules support all levels of language competence and conform to the internationally recognised Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Students can take this course either with an A-level (or equivalent) in the degree language, or as a beginner, following a specially-designed ab initio language course.You will attain a high level of proficiency in speaking, writing and reading the language of your degree, whilst developing your knowledge and critical understanding of its culture and society. Our cultural curriculum is innovative and diverse, covering a range of modules in literature, culture, film studies and history, from the medieval period to the contemporary.**Key benefits**- French, German and Spanish have been taught at King's since 1831 and Portuguese since the 1860s, making us one of the oldest modern languages programmes in the country.- Our language departments are consistently voted among the best in the UK and offer our graduates excellent career prospects.- Broad range of specialist modules in French, German, Portuguese and Hispanic Studies, from medieval to contemporary literature as well as politics, history, cultural studies, and film.- You can study French, German, Spanish or Portuguese language either post A-level (or equivalent) or with no previous knowledge of the language (ab initio).- Based in the heart of London, King's location offers access to a variety of galleries, theatres, specialist libraries and resources, including the Goethe-Institut and Austrian Cultural Forum., the Institut Français, Canning House, Camoes Centre for Portuguese Language and Culture, and the Instituto Cervantes, as well as events organised by embassies and other related cultural institutions.- The Year abroad in a French, German, Portuguese or Spanish-speaking country offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in culture and society and attain language fluency. We have exchanges with several partner universities in Europe, as well as North and South America.Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/philosophy-and-modern-languages-with-a-year-abroad-ba

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 33 3

    6th out of 55 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    149 73%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    1st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    14th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    174 83%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    6th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    29th

    14

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