48 months
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17700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

On the Spanish Studies and Modern Languages course offered by the University of Essex you’ll become highly proficient in Spanish and will be able to study up to a further two of the modern languages taught at Essex; French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese. These languages can be studied alongside the language expert modules which cover a range of cultural and professional skills.

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Overview

For most of our languages, we offer modules in all six different levels recognised by the Common European Framework. With two modules completed in Spanish each year, you are expected to reach Mastery level in the language by the end of the Spanish Studies and Modern Languages course offered by the University of Essex , and are also encouraged to gain confidence in one or two other languages of your choice. As well as gaining fluency in Spanish, you become proficient in a broad range of its practical use, from professional translation to creative writing.

Your future

Companies and organisations in the UK and abroad are struggling to find university graduates who are fluent in at least one other language, apart from English.

Being an Essex modern languages graduate places you in a very advantageous position. You will be able to speak and write fluently, or to a very competent standard, in up to four languages Each of the languages we teach are widely used in the business world, and so many of our graduates are recruited by international firms looking for language specialists, and go on to develop successful global careers.

Our graduates become teachers, translators, administrators and journalists. Their valued language skills have enabled them to work in diverse fields including banking, entertainment, media, education and tourism, as well as for a host of UK and international companies. In particular, a degree in modern languages lends itself to a career in education, translation, interpretation, trade, PR, communications, immigration or diplomacy.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling Skills

  • Language Dissertation

  • Higher Intermediate French

  • Advanced French

  • Proficiency Level French

  • Mastery Level French

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels: BBB
  • If Portuguese is taken as the major language, A Level pass (or equivalent) in Italian, Spanish or Portuguese or first language level fluency in Italian, Romanian or Spanish is required.
  • BTEC: DDD, depending on subject studied - advice on acceptability can be provided.
  • IB: 30 points or three Higher Level certificates with 555
  • We are also happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Exact offer levels will vary depending on the range of subjects being taken at higher and standard level, and the course applied for. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
  • To study Portuguese as your major language, you need a pass in Higher Level Italian, Spanish or Portuguese or fluency in Italian, Romanian or Spanish.
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits at Merit or above
  • T-levels: Distinction, depending on subject studied - advice on acceptability can be provided.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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