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Modern Languages, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Experience new ways of old world thinking, seeing, and communicating, with this Modern Languages program at Laurentian University.

The program in Modern Languages requires the study of three languages including Italian and/or Spanish. In Italian Studies, we offer courses on language, literature, and culture, including Italian food, music, and the Italian immigrant experience. Students have the opportunity to study abroad at the Università per Stranieri di Siena (in Siena, Italy) or the Università di Udine (in Friuli, Italy).

In Hispanic Studies, we offer courses on the language as well as the rich Hispanic culture in Spain and the Americas. Students can apply to study at the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, in Ciudad Real, Spain.

The Department also offers introductory courses in Chinese and Arabic. Any BA student studying several languages may obtain the Certificate of Basic Multilingual Competence.

Career

Art, business, communications, design, fashion, graduate studies, hospitality industry, human relations, international relations (diplomacy, law, commerce and marketing), interpreting, teaching (at all levels), translation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Introductory German
  • Introductory Spanish
  • Introductory Italian
  • Intermediate German
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Aspects of Spanish American Culture and Civilization
  • Aspects of Peninsular Culture and Civilization
  • Intermediate Italian
  • Italian Cinema
  • Evolution of Italian Culture in Canada
  • Italian Images in North American Films And Television
  • Everyday Life in Contemporary Italy

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcripts. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Official high school diploma. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Proof of language skill:English for English language programs or
  • French for French language programs
  • Applicants must meet both language requirements for bilingual programs
  • A resume or CV specifying current education and work experience 
  • A copy of a valid passport (both sides)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25960 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25960 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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