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Language Studies

The Open University UK

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About

This Diploma of Higher Education in Language Studies at The Open University UK  will equip you to communicate in different languages; develop your cultural understanding; and explore the structure and use of language in different contexts. 

Overview

Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Language Studies at The Open University UK

  • Develops you into an independent user (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level B2) of at least one modern language
  • Develops knowledge of the cultures that use your chosen languages
  • Extends your competence in intercultural communication
  • Allows you to understand how language is structured and used in different contexts

Career relevance

Languages are central to some professions, such as translating, interpreting and teaching. They are also a key asset in the diplomatic service, tourism and international business and administration. This diploma will take your language skills to a high level.

Other careers

Language skills are also highly valued in a range of other sectors. Surveys indicate that employers place a premium on the ability to make contact and communicate with global trade partners and to understand overseas business environments and that they often acknowledge this with higher salaries. The languages most in demand in UK industry are French, German, Spanish and Mandarin.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French studies 1 (intermediate)
  • Bon départ: beginners' French 
  • Rundblick: beginners' German 
  • Portales: beginners' Spanish 
  • Exploring languages and cultures 
  • English for academic purposes online 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

It is not possible to register for this qualification at the moment. We expect to open for registrations in March.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

  • There’s a choice of starting points in your chosen modern language(s) – your choice will depend on your current level of confidence and proficiency. See our guidance on choosing the right modern language level, which includes a self-assessment quiz to help you decide between beginners’ or intermediate French, German and Spanish.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384

Funding

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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