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Typical Offer: AAB including Grades AB in German and Spanish Strong candidates with Grade A at A level in either German or Spanish but with no previous knowledge of the other language may apply for this programme. Students on this route would study accelerated German or Spanish 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 Contextual Offer: ABB including Grades AB in German and Spanish General Studies is excluded for entry.
34 points with 17 at higher level, including 6 at higher level in German and Spanish. Strong candidates with 6 points at Higher level in either German or Spanish but with no previous knowledge of the other language may apply for this programme. Students on this route would study accelerated German or Spanish 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.
% applicants receiving offers50%
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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 German with Spanish gives you the opportunity of studying two influential European cultures and their hugely important languages. Studying these subjects at Southampton offers you real insights into the cultures and societies of the larger Spanish and German speaking worlds, and sharpens your understanding of their commonalities and differences. You will study modules in both languages and choose from a range of options that explore cultural, social and historical issues relevant to the German and Spanish speaking worlds. You will spend year three in either a German or Spanish speaking country. 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, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, or Russian from scratch, and reach graduate level in Italian, French and Portuguese.
Power and discourse in Spanish-speaking societies; Exiles, migrants and citizens; High, popular and mass culture; Barrios and borders; Historical memory in modern Latin America narrative and cultural identity; 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; Language and the city.
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