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Portuguese and English Language MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RQ53

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Portuguese and English are two of the most widely spoken languages in the world. This programme offers you the opportunity to study both languages alongside Lusophone literatures and cultures. As well as intense training in the written and spoken aspects of the language, studying Portuguese at the University of Edinburgh is your gateway to an extraordinary range of literature, film and theatre from Europe, Latin America and Lusophone Africa. The study of English Language focuses on developing your knowledge and understanding of the principles of theoretical linguistics, the way we learn language, the regional and social variations of language in general - and of the English language in particular - and methods of communication. Uniquely in Scotland, studying at Edinburgh enables you to take a full year abroad as part of your four-year undergraduate programme, either studying, teaching or working. You'll therefore spend Year 3 in a country where Portuguese is spoken. Another attractive characteristic of this programme is its flexibility. This means that in Years 1 and 2, you’ll choose option courses drawn from a broad list of disciplines in addition to your core subjects.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: a language other than English at B. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

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    27th out of 48 3

  • Entry standards

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    182 89%

    6th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    94th

    13
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    / Max 226
    178 85%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    27th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    45th

    7

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