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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course is subject to a review which may mean a change to the units of study.Subject to Erasmus+ funding. The University currently accesses Erasmus+ funding from the European Commission and we will continue to do so as long as the UK is able to participate. Please see mmu.ac.uk/eu-hub for further information.**Overview**Proficiency in modern languages will help you to gain a competitive edge in the global jobs market. In both the private and public sectors there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments. We have created our own multi-cultural community, including British, exchange and international students, along with foreign language assistants, allowing you to be absorbed into the everyday use of foreign languages.We have been providing professional language courses for more than 30 years and our staff are nationally, and in many cases internationally, recognised experts in their field. Our strong local, national and global links will help to enhance your study and future employment opportunities. If you study Spanish you will be required to spend a year abroad in Spain. The experience of being immersed in another culture for several months is one our students find both beneficial and rewarding. They return having made new friends, experienced new places and having grown in confidence.This course places language learning within the wider context of Spanish Studies including culture, society, literature, film and history. The language units emphasise communicating effectively and developing transferable skills such as translating, interpreting and interview techniques, with practical language classes embracing speaking, listening, reading and writing.On this course you will have the option to take up our Interpreting and Translation route from your second year. This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- You will spend your third year abroad in Spain, allowing you to develop your language skills and immerse yourself in the culture.- Our newly refurbished Language Resource Centre is equipped with social learning spaces, PCs and voice recognition software for language training. It is also home to our multimedia and audio language learning laboratories/media booths for group-work with PCs or large flat screen TVs and multiple satellite channels broadcast in foreign languages with recording facilities.- The majority of our 30+ academic, research and support staff are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Italian and German. We also have multiple connections with language groups across Manchester to ensure you can converse in your chosen language.- Study alongside Erasmus students from our European partner institutions.- You may also have the opportunity to start a new language (which may include Arabic, Chinese and Japanese).- We coach practical skills for work including communication skills, presentation skills, essay and report writing, summary skills, interview and questionnaire techniques.- You will have the option to take up our Interpreting and Translation route from your second year.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BCC - BBC

Grade B or above in A Level Spanish

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 48 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    116 55%

    35th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    41st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    2nd

    1

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