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Chemistry with a Modern Language (Hons)

36 months
24600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Chemistry with a Modern Language (Hons) programme from the University of Birmingham combines your love of chemistry with your love of languages, a great stepping stone for working abroad or using a foreign language in your career.


The Chemistry with a Modern Language (Hons) programme from the University of Birmingham can make you stand out when it comes to applying for a job as global corporations, who have a presence outside of the UK, will likely view a bilingual applicant in a very favourable light. You can choose to study one of five languages a Birmingham: French, German, Japanese, Mandarin or Spanish. Chinese and Japanese are only available from beginner level. French, German and Spanish have 8 levels available (from beginner to post A level). 

Example careers

  • Analytical scientist
  • Chemist
  • Lawyer
  • Accountant
  • Business retailer
  • Marketing executive
  • Public service manager
  • Web designer
  • Computing and IT expert
  • Investment analyst
  • Publisher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Practical Chemistry 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Number of A levels required: 3, offer will depend on subject combination.
  • Typical offer: AAB–ABB
  • Required subjects and grades: A level Chemistry. Minimum Mathematics requirement: GCSE grade 7. GCSE Grade 7/A in a relevant language. We accept resits for both A Levels and GCSEs.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 6.6.5-6,5,5 at Higher Level, including Chemistry at Higher Level, with a minimum of 32 points. One or more additional science subjects at Higher Level is advantageous. A minimum of 5 in Standard Level English and 4 in Standard Level Mathematics is required for those students who do not have a minimum of grade C in English at GCSE and of grade B in Mathematics at GCSE.
  • BTEC Only considered when combined with other qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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