BA German and Spanish (RR24)

2018 entry
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UCAS code RR24
Application method Full time: UCAS/Common Application
Part time: Apply direct to the University
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £16,500 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study 6-7 year(s) part-time
Part-time study over six or seven years with daytime, weekday teaching plus a period of residence abroad
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 7

About BA German and Spanish

Expertise in modern languages has never been more important as the United Kingdom forges a new relationship with its European partners and seeks to develop its trading and cultural ties throughout the world.

Our Joint Honours degree in German and Spanish enables you to explore two of the richest and most varied cultures in Europe.

Spanish is the second most widely spoken European language in the world and is the second language of the USA. Germany remains central to the European economy and will remain a major trading partner of the UK.

There is high demand for advanced fluency in these languages and familiarity with the diverse nature of the culture, history, politics and lifestyle of the German and Spanish-speaking world.

In language classes you will develop speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation skills using a range of textbooks, media and internet resources.

You will divide your third year between a German-speaking country and a Spanish-speaking country.

Studying a modern language in the context of its speakers' history, literature, experience and outlooks opens horizons and challenges preconceptions, including about one's own language and country.

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Find out more about studying German and Spanish at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Typical offer for BA German and Spanish - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
ABB including B in one of the languages to be studied
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBC including B in one of the languages to be studied
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in one of the languages to be studied
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
29 points overall with 14 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in one of the languages to be studied
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Distinctions may be required in certain units. All applicants must demonstrate a proven capacity for language learning, usually with a B at A-level in one of the languages to be studied
BTEC offer DDD. All applicants should demonstrate a proven capacity for language learning
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB including one of the languages to be studied, and Standard Higher: AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall with 8.0 in one of the languages to be studied
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
no specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels for 2018 entry.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Considered but places are limited to ensure fairness to applicants applying the following year

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application. We may interview mature applicants and applicants with non-standard qualifications.

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For questions regarding study and admission contact our Enquiries Team:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Email: choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

Enquiries about part-time applications should be directed to:
Email: david.fowler@bristol.ac.uk

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