French and German Linguistic Studies (4 years)UCAS Code: RRC2
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Typical Offer: AAB including Grades AB in French and German Strong candidates with Grade A at A level in either French or German but with no previous knowledge of the other language may apply for this programme. Students on this route would study accelerated French or German language classes from beginner’s level and can reach up to degree level in both languages. Candidates with Grade A in one language at A level and Grade A in AS Level for the second language will be considered. Typical EPQ Offer: ABB including Grades AB in French and German and Grade A in the EPQ Typical Contextual Offer: ABB including Grades AB in French and German General Studies is excluded for entry.
34 points with 17 at higher level, including 6 at higher level in French and German. Strong candidates with 6 points at Higher level in either French or German but with no previous knowledge of the other language may apply for this programme. Students on this route would study accelerated French or German language classes from beginner’s level and can reach up to degree level in both languages. Candidates with 6 points at Higher level in one language and 7 points at Standard Level for the second language will be considered. International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP): The University of Southampton accepts the IBCP for entry to their degree programmes, recognising the value of combining academic skills with practical skills, providing a solid preparation for university level work. Offers will be made on the individual components of the IBCP. Applicants not taking the full IBCP but presenting with a combination of a Level 3 vocational qualification and IB Certificates may still be considered. Applicants are advised to contact the Faculty of Humanities Admissions Team at UGapply.FH@southampton.ac.uk for more information.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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 £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Combining French with German gives you the opportunity of studying two neighbouring European cultures and their hugely important languages. This programme offers you real insights into the cultures and societies of the larger French and German speaking worlds, and sharpens your understanding of their commonalities and differences. Linguistics is the study of language in all its forms and is concerned with the many different facets of language, from the physical properties of sound waves in speech and the structure of sentences to the social context in which conversations are embedded. At Southampton, linguistics modules cover various areas of linguistics, including how languages are structured, their differences and similarities, how they are taught and learned, as well as how their use varies in different speech communities. The broad range of linguistics modules available reflects our expertise and our emphasis on choice. Modern languages and linguistics at Southampton is consistently ranked in the top five in the UK by The Guardian University Guide and we are ranked fifth in the UK for the quality of our research (REF 2014). Teaching and learning is supported by three research centres, Transnational Studies, Global Englishes and Applied Language Research. You will be able to learn another language such as Arabic, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish from scratch, and reach graduate level in Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese.
Sex, gender and desire in French literature; Flaubert’s France; An ambivalent asylum; Contemporary urban France; France and Algeria; Exploring French linguistics; Metropolitan cultures: Vienna and Berlin; Media perspectives on post-1968 Germany; Ethnography for language learners; Minorities and migrants: exploring multicultural Germany; Language and society in the German-speaking world.
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