Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

BA MODERN LANGUAGES

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed on a mixture of written and spoken coursework and examinations. Your final degree classification depends on your marks from your second and final years.

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Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed on a mixture of written and spoken coursework and examinations. Your final degree classification depends on your marks from your second and final years.

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Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed on a mixture of written and spoken coursework and examinations. You must pass your year abroad, but your final degree classification depends on your marks from your second and final years.

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Assessment for Year 4

You’ll be assessed on a mixture of written and spoken coursework and examinations. Your final degree classification depends on your marks from your second and final years.

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Please note that your Honours Year Language(s) are core. This means that you are required to take and pass these modules in order to progress to your next year of study.

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed on a mixture of written and spoken coursework and examinations. Your final degree classification depends on your marks from your second and final years.

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Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Please note that your Honours Year Language(s) are core. This means that you are required to take and pass these modules in order to progress to your next year of study.

Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed on a mixture of written and spoken coursework and examinations. Your final degree classification depends on your marks from your second and final years.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Apply   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed on a mixture of written and spoken coursework and examinations. You must pass your year abroad, but your final degree classification depends on your marks from your second and final years.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Apply   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Please note that your Honours Year Language(s) are core. This means that you are required to take and pass these modules and they cannot be compensated.

Assessment for Year 4

You’ll be assessed on a mixture of written and spoken coursework and examinations. Your final degree classification depends on your marks from your second and final years.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Apply   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

BBB or ABC including grade B in French, Spanish or Japanese or BBC including grade B in French, Spanish or Japanese with an A in the Extended Project

BTEC

DDM, alongside grade B in French, Spanish or Japanese A-Level (or equivalent qualification). Excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration.

Scottish highers

AABBB including grade A in French, Spanish or Japanese

Scottish highers advanced

CCC including French, Spanish and Japanese

Irish leaving certificate

2 subjects at H2 and 4 subjects at H3 including French, Spanish or Japanese

Access course

Access to Humanities & Social Sciences pathway. Pass with Merit in 45 credits at Level 3. In addition. evidence of language learning ability with at least A-Level grade B in French, Spanish or Japanese

European Baccalaureate

70% including 7 in French, Spanish or Japanese

International Baccalaureate

31 points including HL 5 French, Spanish or Japanese

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 or above at GCSE.

Additional entry requirements

Your first Honours language may only be taken from post-A-level standard.  The second honours language can be started from beginner's level, from post-GCSE level, or from A-level.

Native or near-native speakers can also apply for the French and/or Spanish degree programmes, but please note that the programme followed will be different from the one advertised. It is not possible to undertake a Japanese degree if you are a native or near-native speaker of Japanese.

If you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry, you may be interested in one of our Foundation Year programmes.

 

Alternative Qualifications

UEA recognises that some students take a mixture of International Baccalaureate IB or International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme IBCP study rather than the full diploma, taking Higher levels in addition to A levels and/or BTEC qualifications. At UEA we do consider a combination of qualifications for entry, provided a minimum of three qualifications are taken at a higher Level. In addition some degree programmes require specific subjects at a higher level.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components)

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Please click here to see our full list.

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study:

Pre-sessional English at INTO UEA

Academic English at INTO UEA

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time.

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application.

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.

Course Reference Number: 1545985

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Information on tuition fees can be found here.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

You are eligible for reduced fees during the year abroad. Further details are available on our Tuition Fee website.

There will be extra costs related to items such as your travel and accommodation during your year abroad, which will vary depending on location.

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of other course-related costs.

Course Reference Number: 1545985

How to apply

Applications need to be made via the Universities Colleges and Admissions Services (UCAS), using the UCAS Apply option.

UCAS Apply is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time Undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is made up of different sections that you need to complete. Your application does not have to be completed all at once. The application allows you to leave a section partially completed so you can return to it later and add to or edit any information you have entered. Once your application is complete, it is sent to UCAS so that they can process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The Institution code for the University of East Anglia is E14.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please complete our Online Enquiry Form to request a prospectus and to be kept up to date with news and events at the University. 

Course Reference Number: 1545985
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
T90D
Entry Requirements
BBB
As well as developing your language competence, you’ll take modules that explore the role of language and communication across cultures in today’s global communication networks. You’ll combine degree level learning of your chosen language with the option to study a broad range of topics such as translation issues, intercultural communication, applied linguistics, and language-specific culture modules.
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