Modern European Languages BA (Hons)

University of Liverpool
In Liverpool

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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Liverpool
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Liverpool

If you are a good linguist and want to achieve a high level of proficiency in several languages, our flagship multi-language programme will be ideal for you. This is a 100% Single Honours programme and cannot be studied on a 75, 50, or 25% basis; if you would like to focus on one or two of our languages, please see the individual entries for those languages. Students following Modern Languages (Triple Subject) study at least two languages from advanced level, plus a third language from beginners’ or advanced level. You have the option to begin a new beginners’ language

in second and final year. In this programme, you may study French from A level; German, Spanish and Italian can be taken from beginners’ or A level; and Catalan, Basque, Chinese and Portuguese can be taken from beginners’ level. You will learn to speak, listen, read, write, translate and interpret to a high level in your chosen languages. There is an emphasis on languages in the context of contemporary culture and society and on their social and professional relevance. In each year of your studies, you will take six language modules (two per language), and choose two optional modules from different language areas. The programme includes a compulsory year abroad split between at least two of your languages. You may spend the time abroad at a university, as an assistant in a school, or on a work placement. During the time abroad you will complete two essays or portfolios in the appropriate languages or attend an accredited Erasmus+ programme in your chosen country. Department Key Facts Number of first year students115 Year One undergraduates in 2015 Graduate prospects85.2% are employed...


Where and when

Starts Location
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Chatham Street, L69 7ZH, Merseyside, England
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Chatham Street, L69 7ZH, Merseyside, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Entry Requirements A level offerABB Subject requirementsTwo modern language A levels: one at grade A and one at grade B BTECApplications considered. We evaluate each BTEC application on its merits and may make offers at DDM, with two Modern Language A Levels. International Baccalaureate33 including 6 at higher level in two of French, German, Spanish or Italian Irish Leaving CertificateA1 A1 B1 B1 higher level including two from French, German, Italian or Spanish. Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherScottish Highers at...

What you'll learn on the course

Modern European Languages
Chinese Language
Spanish Language
Spanish Grammar
Spanish Conversation
German Language
German Speaking
Portuguese Language
French Speaking
French Grammar

Course programme

Module details Programme Year One
  • Six language modules
  • Two content modules (normally in different languages)
Programme Year Two
  • Six language modules
  • Two content modules (normally in different languages)
Programme Year Three

Year abroad

  • Extended essay(s) or portfolio(s): or accredited ERASMUS modules
Compulsory modules Programme Year Four
  • 6 language modules
  • 2 content modules

The modules listed above are illustrative and subject to change. Please refer to the department site for further information

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