Modern Languages and Cultures (with Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

Durham University

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( 4.2) 864 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE R002
This course is open to students who have an A-level (at least Grade A) or equivalent qualification in that language. We also offer beginners’ courses in Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Russian. Beginners completely merge with the advanced stream in the final year. Classroom teaching is an important part of your learning, but this is only the beginning of your learning. It provides a starting-point for your development as an independent, self-motivated learner. The majority... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time with time abroad | Hatfield College | 4 Years | 28-SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
36th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
6th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
3rd

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 Years

Others in Language and Area Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Others in Language and Area Studies graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Others in Language and Area Studies graduate salary
£22,000

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Others in Language and Area Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
64%
History
52%
French
39%
Spanish
25%
Mathematics
21%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£19,250 per year
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Latest Modern Languages reviews

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Rohan
18 Dec 18

Modern Languages and Cultures (with Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

Societies and people are great, college system is good and helps you to integrate into the university...
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Caroline
18 Dec 18

Modern Languages and Cultures (with Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

Mainly positive. Good teaching for Arabic, surrounded by good friends and support from disabilities...

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How Modern Languages students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 77 reviews

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4 star 54%
3 star 10%
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Student rating ( 4.2) 864 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 54%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

Durham University

North Bailey
Durham
DH1 3RQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Durham  0.2 miles away

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