University of Bath

Modern Languages and European Studies (French and Spanish)

Ways to study this course – UCAS Code: RR14
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, sandwich 2015
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UCAS points guide Tuition fee % applicants receiving offers

340

£9,000

88%

Subjects Student score % employed or in further study Average graduate salary
French studies
MEDIUM 86% MEDIUM 94% HIGH £22.7k
Spanish studies
MEDIUM 84% LOW 89% HIGH £22.3k
European studies
HIGH 90% No Data No Data

What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

AAB

Both French and Spanish are required with grade A in one of the the languages and at least grade B in the other Spanish and French.

No entry details provided

AAABB at Higher level plus both French and Spanish Advanced Highers at AB.

AB

AAABB at Higher level plus French and Spanish Advanced Highers at AB. Spanish and French.

BTEC Diploma None stated

35

35 points with both French and Spanish at Higher Level with 6 in one language and 5 in the other.

UCAS tariff points None stated

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 340 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in…

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,465 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,465 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest

% applicants receiving offers

88%

This can indicate the level of competition for places on this course, but a high percentage doesn’t guarantee that you’ll get one, and vice versa.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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Course description

Unfortunately we don't have any UCAS course information to display.

Modules

Year 1: Written and spoken language in chosen languages; culture studies of chosen languages; politics and society of chosen languages; Europe since 1945; introduction to european studies Year 2: Written and spoken language in chosen languages; culture studies of chosen languages; politics and society of chosen languages; European integration; European optional unit Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4: Written and spoken language in chosen languages; optional units.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
20%
80%

Year 1

17%
83%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

20%
80%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
50%
43%
7%

Year 1

41%
51%
8%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

33%
59%
8%

Year 4

University of Bath

Overlooking a World Heritage city, our campus features top quality research, library and sporting facilities and some of the most satisfied students in the UK. All our degrees offer placement options, and our great industry connections mean 85% of our employed first degree graduates move into top-level jobs.

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

Who studies this subject?

Sources: BestCourse4Me & HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK

11% of students here are from outside the UK

Drop-out rate

4% of students do not continue into the second year of their course

Full-time / Part-time

0% of students are part-time

Male / Female

68% of students are female

Achievement

74% of students achieved a 2:1 or above

Typical UCAS points

420 entry points typically achieved by students

Most popular subjects students studied before attending

Here's an idea of the academic background of students from the last five years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.

Spanish

38%

Most common grade was A (77%)

Mathematics

34%

Most common grade was A (45%)

French

91%

Most common grade was A (74%)

What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 95%
Student score MEDIUM 86%

Able to access IT resources

88%

Staff made the subject interesting

93%

Library resources are satisfactory

80%

Feedback on work has been helpful

66%

Feedback on work has been prompt

85%

Staff are good at explaining things

98%

Received sufficient advice and support

88%

What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study MEDIUM 94%
Average graduate salary HIGH £22.7k

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

8%

Graduates who are functional managers and directors

6%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

5%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's often said the UK doesn't produce enough modern language graduates, and graduates from French courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. About one in seven get jobs elsewhere in the EU – often as English teachers – which is much higher than for most subjects. Those who want to stay at home to work find jobs in education, and anywhere good communication skills are a must. That means you can find French graduates in marketing, business and finance and the arts - as events organisers, projects managers, management consultants, and, of course, translators. But remember, whilst employers say they rate graduates who have more than one language, you need to have them as part of a whole package of good skills.

Who studies this subject?

Sources: BestCourse4Me & HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK

7% of students here are from outside the UK

Drop-out rate

0% of students do not continue into the second year of their course

Full-time / Part-time

0% of students are part-time

Male / Female

68% of students are female

Achievement

68% of students achieved a 2:1 or above

Typical UCAS points

420 entry points typically achieved by students

Most popular subjects students studied before attending

Here's an idea of the academic background of students from the last five years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.

Spanish

93%

Most common grade was A (77%)

History

27%

Most common grade was B (31%)

French

70%

Most common grade was A (70%)

What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 94%
Student score MEDIUM 84%

Able to access IT resources

93%

Staff made the subject interesting

97%

Library resources are satisfactory

85%

Feedback on work has been helpful

70%

Feedback on work has been prompt

78%

Staff are good at explaining things

96%

Received sufficient advice and support

81%

What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study LOW 89%
Average graduate salary HIGH £22.3k

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

7%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

5%

Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

4%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's often said there's a shortage of modern language graduates, and graduates from Spanish courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. In 2012, just over 1,100 UK graduates got degrees in Spanish, and about one in five got jobs overseas – often as English teachers. If you want to put your degree to work in the UK, teacher training is a common option, and businesses see Spanish-speaking countries as important markets, leading to graduate opportunities in translation, finance, human resources and project management. But remember – whilst employers say they rate graduates who have more than one language, you need to have them as part of a whole package of good skills.

Who studies this subject?

Sources: BestCourse4Me & HESA

Sorry, not enough students have taken this subject here before, so we aren't able to show you any information.

What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 100%
Student score HIGH 90%

Able to access IT resources

91%

Staff made the subject interesting

100%

Library resources are satisfactory

74%

Feedback on work has been helpful

91%

Feedback on work has been prompt

87%

Staff are good at explaining things

96%

Received sufficient advice and support

87%

What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study No Data
Average graduate salary No Data

Sorry, we don't have any information about graduates from this subject here.

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This is a fairly broad subject, and 250 UK graduates gained a degree in this area in 2012. Most went into work when they graduated, but nearly one in five went on to take a further qualification, with law the most common. Graduates who went into work are broadly spread across a range of jobs – there are not many jobs (other than teaching) you could point to and say 'this is what European Studies graduates are particularly likely to go into'. The subject gives a broad range of skills and you can get a wide variety of jobs with it.

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