BA German and Spanish (RR24)

2019 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

Fees quoted are for 2018 entry only. Fees for 2019 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2018.

  • 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

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.

The University of Bristol is a respected and successful centre for the study of modern languages and cultures.

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, broadens horizons and challenges preconceptions, including about one's own language and country.

View all our German courses

See a list of all German and Spanish degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.

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

A-level
Standard offer
AAB including B in one of the languages to be studied
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBB including B in one of the languages to be studied
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 points overall with 17 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?
31 points overall with 15 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 (Humanities) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, and demonstrate proven capacity for language learning, usually through a B at A-level in one of the modern languages to be studied
BTEC offer DDM All applicants must demonstrate proven capacity for language learning, usually through a B at A-level in one of the modern languages to be studied
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.
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 relate to 2018 entry and will be updated for 2019 entry in summer 2018.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

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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