• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
In the (Hons) French and Spanish course from Manchester Metropolitan University, emphasis is placed on communicating effectively and developing transferable skills such as translating, interpreting, and interview techniques. Practical language classes embrace speaking, listening, reading and writing. We offer a wide choice of subjects, which may include society, cinema, culture and linguistics.  
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Overview

You can study either French or Spanish from beginners level in the first year by taking a Fast Track option (please note, you cannot do beginners level for both languages).

The (Hons) French and Spanish course from Manchester Metropolitan University is taken as an equal honours route. You will be required to spend your third year abroad in France and 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 have grown in confidence. After this year, you return to the University to study for your final year.

Careers

A language-focused degree allows you to learn many transferable skills that can be used in a multitude of jobs.

Teaching, translation and interpreting are a popular pathway, but languages graduates are also sought after in many different industries, with recent graduates being offered positions in a variety of different sectors both in the UK and abroad. 

Accreditation

The department’s Language Centre provides a wide range of development courses and is accredited by the British Council. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French Fast Track
  • French Culture and Society
  • Spanish Fast Track
  • Hispanic Culture and Society
  • French Advanced

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Minimum of 104 UCAS Tariff points from A2 or equivalent (such as BTEC National at Level 3 or Advanced Diploma).
  • A Level Grade B or above in French or Spanish. A Level Grade B or above in the other language if studied. Second language may also be studied at beginner level
Specific GCSE requirements
  • GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered
Non Tariffed Qualifications
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points
International Baccalaureate points
  • 26

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
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Funding

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