BA (Hons) Modern Languages with Linguistics

Duration: 3 years

Course details

Modern Languages BA with Linguistics offers enormous choice and flexibility, with over 300 possible modern language combinations. You may choose from more traditional combinations, such as Italian and German, or explore more unusual choices such as Dutch and Hungarian. You are also able to spend a year abroad in two different countries.


Year 1

  • Sounds

  • Skills for Linguists

  • Language in Society

  • Words And Sentences

  • Intensive Initial Spanish

  • Careers and Employability Skills

Year 2

  • Phonology

  • Semantics and Pragmatics

  • Analysing the structure of English

  • Research methods for language and linguistics

  • Careers and Employability Skills

  • + Optional Modules

Year 3

  • Project: Linguistics

  • Careers and Employability Skills

  • + Optional Modules

Entry requirements

  • A level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificate

Career possibilities

There are many career opportunities for UCL’s modern language graduates. We seek to embed within our teaching the acquisition of transferable skills as well as linguistic and cultural knowledge. Popular career paths for modern language graduates include the financial sector, the civil service, journalism, accountancy, publishing, education, advertising, the media and law. Some graduates pursue careers that make special use of their language skills, including translating, interpreting and teaching, while others continue with graduate training and research.

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