• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

On this (Hons) French with a Minor Route Language course from Manchester Metropolitan University, you will have the option to take up our Interpreting and Translation route from your second year. Alternatively, you will also have the option to apply, within the first year of your studies, to follow the route to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) as part of your degree.

You will be required to spend your third year abroad in France. 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 having grown in confidence.

Minor languages available: 

Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. Visit the 'Course in depth' tab for more information on our minor languages and levels available.

Career

Language skills can be applied in a wide variety of careers, from teaching and translating/interpreting, to business and management, finance, charity and community work.

Other opportunities may exist in areas such as journalism, in central and local government, international institutions, voluntary organisations, political parties or the media.

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

Options:

  • Modern Standard Arabic
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

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

  • A Level French at Grade B or above. If Spanish is the minor route and has been studied at A Level (or equivalent) a Grade B (or equivalent) will be required
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

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
    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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