BA Czech and Portuguese (RR5V)

2018 entry
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UCAS code RR5V
Application method Full time: UCAS/Common Application
Part time: Apply direct to the University
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees 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 2016/17 275 overall for Single Honours and Joint Honours language-only courses

About BA Czech and Portuguese

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 Czech and Portuguese allows you to study two unusual but pivotal European cultures. Both departments enjoy a strong reputation for teaching and research.

The Czech Republic has established itself as a centre for banking, finance, media, diplomacy and tourism, while the rise of the Brazilian and Angolan economies and recent major sporting events in Brazil mean Portuguese speakers are increasingly in demand.

You will take units in both languages in year one and choose from a range of options in years two and four. Optional units combine cultural, historical and sociological approaches.

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

You will spend five months of your third year in the Czech Republic, either at a university or on a work placement, and the remainder of your placement in a Portuguese-speaking country.

More about Czech

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

Typical offer for BA Czech and Portuguese - 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 DDM. 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: AABBB
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 offer77% overall with 8 in at least one of the languages to be studied
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

Subjects required at GCSE or equivalentNo specific subjects required.
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.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements and policies for 2018 entry will be published in summer 2017. Statements and policies for 2017 entry are available for information:

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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