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Modern Languages, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #51 (QS) ,
During the Modern Languagel programme from University of Bristol will have the opportunity to study any three of the following languages offered by the School of Modern Languages: French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Russian and Czech.

About

Expertise in modern languages has never been more important as the United Kingdom forges a new relationship with its European partners and seeks to develop its trading and cultural ties throughout the world. The University of Bristol is one of the United Kingdom's leading centres for the study of modern languages and cultures.

An A-level is required in two of your chosen languages, while the third is studied from beginners' level. Please note that French cannot be studied as a beginners' language.

This Modern Languages degree from University of Bristol offers students the opportunity to gain a high level of proficiency in three foreign languages. In addition to an intensive language programme, you will benefit from Bristol's extensive range of cultural options, all taught by leading academic experts in their fields.

You will divide your third year between countries relevant to your chosen languages, exploring the culture and society while studying at a partner institution, teaching English or undertaking a work placement.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • French Language
  • German Language 
  • Italian Language
  • Spanish Language 
  • Portuguese Language
  • Russian Language
  • Czech Language
  • Czech Language and Society
  • Shaping France

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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 (Grade C):

    185

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer: AAA including two of the languages to be studied
  • A-level Contextual offer: ABB including AB in two of the languages to be studied
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6,6 at Higher Level in two of the languages to be studied
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6,5 at Higher Level in two of the languages to be studied
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18100 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 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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