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Politics and French (4 years) BA (Hons)

University of Southampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

About this course

Learn French - a major international language with some 300 million speakers worldwide - while increasing your knowledge of politics. You’ll study abroad for a year to get complete proficiency in French and also take modules on political systems and French history.

On this BA Politics and French degree, you’ll start French at a level that matches your spoken and written ability, which helps ensure rapid progress.

Learning and assessment

COVID-19: we've made some changes to our learning and assessment methods for this academic year. Download the programme specification addendum in 'About this course' to learn more.

The learning activities for this course include the following:

  • lectures
  • classes and tutorials
  • coursework
  • individual and group projects
  • independent learning (studying on your own)

Careers

As a Modern Languages graduate, you can choose from a wide variety of employment options. These will make the most of your skills in:

  • gathering and interpreting information

  • working with and leading teams

  • understanding and adapting to different cultures

Possible careers include roles such as:

  • translator

  • interpreter

  • teacher

  • marketer

  • publisher

  • international development consultant

  • roles in advertising, film and television

Many of our graduates go on to further study. Subjects taken include interpreting and translating, law, accountancy, management and international relations.

There is a compulsory employability module for all first-year students in the faculty.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,560per 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 : ABB

Typical Offer: ABB including FrenchIf you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer:BBB including French and grade A in the EPQWe are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a student’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience.

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 49 1

    28th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    155 71%

    19th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    22nd

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    136 62%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

    8

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