BA (Hons)

Education & a Modern Language

3 Years
September 2024
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Considering a career in modern languages and education? Perhaps you are thinking teaching abroad or teaching multiple languages. If so, our degree in Education and a Modern Language could be the perfect choice for you.

Why study with us

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  • You'll have opportunities to undertake placements in each of your three years of study and to take a year out to study abroad.
  • Experience a different culture and graduate with enhanced language skills. Study whilst picking up the work-based experience required for teacher training.
  • Access our Worldwise Learning Centre, which offers you advice and support with the study of world languages, cultures, travelling, and working or studying abroad.
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Modern Languages in Today’s World

What you'll do

  • The course is ideal for anyone with an interest in languages who aspires to teach. It is not a teacher training programme but ideal preparation for one at any level. It also offers routes into non-teaching careers and postgraduate research.
  • You’ll combine the study of Education with a modern language: Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian or Spanish.
  • This combination will provide you with skills and experiences that enhance your employability. Opening up many opportunities for a career in education and languages.

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The modules you'll study will depend on the pathway you choose. You'll study compulsory modules related to education. You'll then have compulsory modules from your chosen language pathway (Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian or Spanish). Depending on your pathway you may be able to choose optional modules to make up your course.

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

UCAS codes

To apply for this course, use the UCAS code from your language pathway of choice. The UCAS codes are listed under the headings below. 

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Education and modern language facilities

Future careers

Studying our BA (Hons) Education and Modern Language can open the doors to a career in education where a specialism included on the national curriculum is required. As well as a wealth of other employment opportunities including finance, tourism or diplomacy. 

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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