Modern Languages, B.A. | The University of Exeter | Exeter, United Kingdom
48 months
21500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Modern Languages degree at The University of Exeter is a highly flexible programme which allows you to structure your studies around your interests or follow a specific career-orientated pathway

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  • Choose from Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and while on your Year Abroad develop practical skills and intercultural awareness
  • Engage with the culture of the societies where your language is spoken, choosing from options on linguistics, history, politics, literature, philosophy, visual culture and film
  • Home to the Foreign Language Centre with modern language-learning facilities
  • Get involved in activities outside class: language societies, tandem partnerships, liaison work in schools and the community such as our Translation! Festival – the only public festival dedicated to translation in the UK

Your future

Graduates of the Modern Languages degree at The University of Exeter  have an excellent reputation with graduate recruiters and compete very successfully in the employment market. You will develop skills that are attractive to employers and relevant for a wide range of careers. Alongside written and verbal fluency in your chosen language(s), you’ll develop skills in:

  • Managing and analysing information
  • Articulating ideas and arguments
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Cultural awareness and adaptability

In an increasingly globalised world, language skills are highly sought after by employers, and can help you stand out from the crowd.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French Language
  • French Language for Beginners
  • German Language
  • German Language for Beginners
  • Italian Language
  • Italian Language for Beginners
  • Beginners Chinese

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level AAB - ABB Dependent on subjects chosen
  • IB 34/665 - 32/655 Dependent on subjects chosen
  • BTEC DDD - DDM Dependent on subjects chosen
  • GCSE C or 4 English Language
Contextual Offer
  • A-Level: BBB
  • IB: 30

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 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 Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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