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BA (Hons)

Modern Languages

3 Years
September 2023
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Campus Taught
Foundation entry

Prepare yourself for success in this truly global age, by learning two (or even three) modern languages – opening the doors to a world of opportunities for your future. Choose from Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish.

Why study with us

  • You’ll have the opportunity to work or study abroad for a short time to enhance your language skills, improve your confidence and experience a different culture.
  • Asian Studies at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked top 5 in the UK and 1st in the North West for student satisfaction (CUG, 2023).
  • Our ‘others in English studies’ courses at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked 1st in the UK for overall student satisfaction (NSS, 2022).

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What you'll do

  • Study two languages from Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish - with the chance to pick a third later in your course.
  • You’ll have the chance to learn through total immersion, by working or studying abroad – honing your skills, improving your confidence and experiencing a different culture.
  • Cultural diversity is one of our distinguishing features: you’ll learn from an experienced team of languages scholars that includes 20 different nationalities.

Module overview

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.

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Future careers

Studying our BA (Hons) Modern Languages course can open the doors to a wide range of career options, whether at home and abroad – from finance and tourism, to teaching and government work.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Sandwich year£1000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

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

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This course is based in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

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