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BA Linguistics and Portuguese

Investigate the science of language and develop skills to thrive in a Portuguese speaking environment.

BA Linguistics and Portuguese / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
BA
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades ABB.

Applicants must have achieved a minimum of GCSE Grade B standard in a Foreign Language.

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades BBB. Applicants must have achieved a minimum level of GCSE Grade B in a Modern Foreign Language.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Equivalents to A-level grades are as follows:

A*AA: 37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAA:  36 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAB:  35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

ABB:  34 points overall, with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

NOTE: please check A-Levels for subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Study the unique human faculty of language, investigate world languages and develop transferable skills in quantitative methods.
  • Explore issues such as how languages arise, change and die, how children acquire their first language and what happens when speakers of different languages come into contact.
  • Gain advanced linguistic skills in European and Brazilian Portuguese, and explore the culture, history and politics of Portuguese-speaking countries.
  • Spend a year in a Portuguese-speaking country to consolidate your language learning.
  • Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK for Modern Languages (QS World University Rankings 2018).

Open days

The University holds Open Days regularly (usually June, September and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.

On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, and meet members of academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 3211
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3031
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/
Academic department overview

See: About us

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