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Modern Languages and Greek, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


Whether you start at beginners’, advanced or native-speaker level, you will study the core language components of French or German, gaining skills in writing, reading, speaking and listening. All our teaching is led by native speakers.

Career opportunities

Graduates of Modern Languages and Greek course at Royal Holloway University of London  have entered a wide range of careers including international management, consultancy, sales and marketing, media and publishing, banking, the arts, politics, teaching, travel and tourism, translating and interpreting as well as language assistants and teacher trainers.

Recent employers include:

  • Mazda Motors Europe
  • The British Council
  • Oxfam Head Office
  • Merlin Entertainments Group
  • Ralph Lauren

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Analysis for Linguists
  • Introduction to Translation: Professional Skills
  • Introduction to Translation in a Socio-Cultural Context 
  • French Language: Culture and Translation
  • German Language: Culture and Translation
  • Italian Language: Culture and Translation
  • Questions of Translation and Transcultural Communication

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • A Levels: ABB-BBB
  • A-level in the appropriate language(s) at grade B for the advanced level language pathway
  • There is no language requirement for the beginners' language pathway, but only one language can be studied at this level
  • A-level Greek grade B, or GCSE grade A or grade 7 if not taken at A-level
  • At least five GCSES at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17300 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


  • We award our scholarships competitively, usually based on your academic achievements, as well as your scholarship statement.
  • Bursaries are awarded to all students who meet the eligibility criteria.

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