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BA in French And Spanish With Italian (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , French Language

Course Description

This course is designed for students who want to acquire a high level of expertise in three languages other than their own. It caters for those who prefer to concentrate exclusively on language learning, without any literature. This course is intended to appeal to people from different countries of the world, coming to work together in a multilingual learning society. With quadrilingual language skills, graduates will be equipped to succeed in their chosen professions in every continent. You may not study your native/first language.

Course format:

  • All three languages studied for all four years of the course
  • Focus exclusively on practical language
  • Two semesters spent at universities outside the UK, each in a country where one of the languages studied is spoken
  • Separate class streams for entrants with advanced knowledge and beginners/near beginners in year 1
  • End of year 4: full honours standard in all skills areas for the major languages; in written skills for the minor language.

This course is designed for students who want to acquire a high level of expertise in three languages other than their own. It caters for those who prefer to concentrate exclusively on language learning, without any literature. This course is intended to appeal to people from different countries of the world, coming to work together in a multilingual learning society. With quadrilingual...

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Course Content

Year 1 (in Bangor)

  • 40 credits in written, aural and oral skills in each of your three languages, starting at levels appropriate to your knowledge in each
  • Accelerated courses in language(s) of which you have little or no knowledge
  • Consolidation and extension courses for languages in which you have A-level or equivalent

Year 2

Semester One (in Bangor)

  • 20 credits in written, aural and oral skills in each of your three languages

Semester Two (in Bangor)

  • 20 credits in written, aural and oral skills in each of your three languages

Year 3

Semester One (at university in country of major language No 1)

  • Project in language of country No 1
  • Classes/exercises in all 3 languages

Semester Two (at university in country of major language No 2)

  • Project in major language No 2
  • Classes/exercises in all 3 languages

Year 4 (in Bangor)

  • 40 credits in written, oral and aural skills for each major language, with classes in extended writing; textual, video and aural analysis; translation; formal and informal oral expression
  • 20 credits in written/oral skills for the minor language

Year 1 (in Bangor) 40 credits in written, aural and oral skills in each of your three languages, starting at levels appropriate to your knowledge in each Accelerated courses in language(s) of which you have little or no knowledge Consolidation and extension courses for languages in which you have A-level or...

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Entry Requirements

Typical offer is based on a minimum 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.: 

  • A Levels (including grade B or above in a relevant language)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (including grade H6 in a relevant language)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM**
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis**
  • Access: Pass**
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted.

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements). More information here. 

We also welcome applications from mature applicants.

*For a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com.

Typical offer is based on a minimum 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:  A Levels (including grade B or above in a relevant language) International Baccalaureate Diploma (including grade H6 in a relevant language) BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM** City & Guilds Advanced...

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Assessment Methods

Assessment involves coursework and written and oral examinations. You will also complete a dissertation as part of your degree.

Assessment involves coursework and written and oral examinations. You will also complete a dissertation as part of your degree.