Studying the History and Portuguese course offered at The University of Manchester, you will also gain a thorough grounding in the languages and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world.
- We offer a wide variety of approaches to history, from political and economic history, to gender, social, cultural, and colonial history.
- You will benefit from studying in the historically rich city of Manchester; itself is a living history book - from Peterloo to the anti-slavery movement, and from Roman and Anglo-Saxon forts to medieval monuments.
- You can draw on the abundant library, archive and museum holdings of the local area, including Chetham's Library, The Museum of Science and Industry, The People's History Museum and the Working Class Movement Library.
- You will also have access to one of only five National Research Libraries, including the special collections of The John Rylands Library, as well as the exclusive holdings of Manchester Museum.
- You will study both European and Brazilian Portuguese.
- You will also explore a range of options in areas such as contemporary culture, colonialism, literature and cinema from Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique and Angola.
- You will be taught by both Portuguese and Brazilian language teachers with specific training and, as a result, both your written and your oral work will be enhanced by constant exposure to accurate, idiomatic, and documented language
- Cultural content courses are led by academic staff with broad expertise and who publish widely in their field
- You will benefit from outstanding resources, including world-leading collections on Lusophone Africa within the library, and access to hundreds of films and texts on Portugal and Brazil
- You will also benefit from us working closely with the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and we maintain strong links with the Instituto Cervantes located here in Manchester.
Studying History at The University of Manchester helps to develop transferable skills including analysis and critical reasoning, perception, judgment, critique, interpretation, and time management.
Our graduates enjoy success in a wide range of careers, which reflects the high regard in which employers hold a History degree from Manchester.
Employers include the BBC, KPMG, Deloitte, Marks and Spencer, Aviva, Accenture, and Barclays.
Professions include teaching and academia, heritage and museums, the civil service, policy and think tanks, media and journalism, marketing and public relations, and law and accountancy.
A degree in Modern Languages and Cultures paves the way for an exceptionally broad range of careers. You will develop intercultural awareness and communication skills - both highly valued by employers.
Studies show that over two-thirds of UK businesses value foreign language skills; through your studies, you'll acquire transferable expertise at the very heart of language learning, including enhanced powers of perception and interpretation and advanced decision-making and multitasking skills.
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- History in Practice
- Introduction to the Cultures of the Lusophone World
- Constructing Archaic Greek History
- Introduction to Mediterranean & Classical
- Living and Dying in the Ancient World
- The Odyssey.
- Defining Digital Humanities
- Modern China: from the Opium Wars to the Olympic Games
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- AAB including History (A) plus English Language at A2 or GCSE in a Modern Foreign Language (grade B)
- AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.
- The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit information where available. Like all other information provided by applicants this may be taken into consideration when assessing your application. Unit grades will not normally form part of an offer conditions.
International19000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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