What A-levels do you need for modern languages?
Budding linguist? If you’re thinking of studying a modern language, you probably plan to take an A-level in your chosen language too. What other subjects should you combine it with?
Whatever language you plan to study, at least one A-level in a modern language should be in your A-level line up.
The following requirements apply to degrees in French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Essential A-levels (or equivalent)
- French for a French degree and German for a German degree (in most cases).
- An A-level in a modern language is usually required.
Useful A-levels (or equivalent)
- Any other modern language.
- English literature.
Other typical A-levels taken by current modern language students
- General studies.
- English language.
- Business studies.
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