BA French and Italian (RR13)

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UCAS code RR13
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 22

About BA French and Italian

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.

The Joint Honours degree in French and Italian enables you to explore in depth two of the oldest cultures in Mediterranean Europe.

French is the first language of some 90 million speakers around the world and francophone countries offer diverse and stimulating cultures for study.

Italian language and culture have had a lasting impact on Europe. Today, Italy's innovative contributions to design, technology and fashion make it a major, global, commercial force.

Both departments encourage strong synergy between research and teaching, resulting in a vibrant learning environment for our students as staff respond in their teaching to new research. French at Bristol has particular strengths in the relationship between visual, musical and literary cultures. Italian has strengths in modern politics and culture as well as in Italy's medieval and Renaissance heritage.

You will divide your third year between a French speaking country and Italy, undertaking study or work placements.

More about French

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

Typical offer for BA French and Italian - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
ABB including French
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBC including B in French
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in French
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
29 points overall with 14 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in French
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 French
BTEC offer DDM plus B in A-level French
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB including French, 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 8.0 in French
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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Get in touch

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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