• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The centrepiece of the degree is the third year spent abroad. You can choose to work as a paid British Council language assistant in France, Germany or Spain (recommended for all on the Education pathway), or study at a partner university, enabling you to spend one semester in one country and one in another.

You can also take paid work placements or work as a volunteer on approved programmes, and there are opportunities in Latin America for students of Spanish.

Career

This Modern Languages (Hons) degree from Swansea University can open doors to exciting career oportuniites in the UK and internationally.

Our graduates have careers in:

  • education
  • translation and interpreting
  • journalism, media and public relations
  • government, politics and humanitarian organisation
  • business and commerce
  • public services

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Culture and Linguistic Traditions 
  • Modern European Film: Themes and Perspectives
  • Modern Languages - Language Teaching
  • Concepts in Translation and Interpreting
  • Italian Language 
  • Spanish 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

  • Our standard entry requirement is BBB (UCAS tariff points 120) or equivalent. All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. 
  • We also accept a range of advanced level qualifications including: International Baccalaureate 32; Welsh Baccalaureate - grade equivalent to A-level; Access to Higher Education and Open University qualifications, and Extended Project.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/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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