UCAS code: RRF7
The typical offer is likely to be:
SQA Highers: BBBB, or more if two sittings, including at least one of the two languages chosen. Standard Grades: French at Grade 2 if beginners’ French required, English at Grade 3 and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade 3.
GCE A Levels: BBB, including at least one of the two languages chosen. GCSEs: French at Grade B if beginner’s French required, English at Grade C and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C.
IB: Award of Diploma with 34 points overall and grades 555 in Higher Level subjects including at least one of the two languages chosen. Standard Level: French at 4 if beginner’s French required, English at 4 and Mathematics or an approved science at 4.
All applicants must also meet our general university entry requirements - including SQA, GCSE, or equivalent English language requirements.
The normal residence requirement for a European language is 30 weeks in the relevant country or countries. Some students of French, German, Spanish or Italian may apply for posts as English language assistants in schools, for which a salary is paid.
Costs vary according to destinations: capital cities are more expensive than provincial towns. For EU countries, a number of ERASMUS/SOCRATES places are available, which include a small grant from European Commission funds.
Students studying more than one language must complete a minimum period of eight weeks in each country. Some limited government funding may be available from the University to assist with the cost of study abroad during the summer vacation.
Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.
Find out more about this programme's aims, what you will learn, how you will be assessed and what skills and knowledge you will develop.
Find out more about the tuition fees for this programme.
This article was published on Jun 29, 2012