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Lancaster University

Modern Languages and Cultures

UCAS Code: R810

Master of Languages - MLang

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B

A level in one or two of the languages to be studied. Please visit Lancaster University's webpages for further details.

in a relevant subject with 36 Level 3 credits at Distinction and 9 Level 3 credits at Merit, alongside appropriate evidence of language ability

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects, including one or two of the languages to be studied. Please contact Lancaster University's Admissions Team for further details.

Accepted alongside A levels in one or two of the languages to be studied. Please contact Lancaster University's Admissions Team for further details.

UCAS Tariff

136

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time with time abroad | 2021

Subject

Others in language and area studies

Lancaster's MLang degree is a selective and accelerated programme enabling you to achieve an MA in one or two languages and related studies in four years. It is taught by the Department of Languages and Cultures and includes an international study placement in Year 2.

In Year 1, you will study core language modules which aim to strengthen your reading, writing and speaking ability. You will have the opportunity to engage with advanced grammar and develop key translation and composition skills. This is complemented by language-specific modules, introducing you to your languages political, historical and cultural context. You will also choose a minor subject, which may be an additional language.

You will spend your second year abroad at a partner institution. This makes a major contribution to your command of the language while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. If you are studying two languages, you will split the year between the two countries.

Back at Lancaster in your third year, you will consolidate your language skills, alongside specialist culture and comparative courses, such as French Culture in the Digital Age and Translation as a Cultural Practice. You will also write a specialist topic dissertation.

In your final year you will study at postgraduate level, taking the core module Research Skills for Modern Linguists, and an optional module, such as Reading Theoretically. You will also write your Masters dissertation, supervised by an academic with expertise in the relevant field.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Lancaster University

Department:

Linguistics and English Language

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87%
UK students
13%
International students
27%
Male students
73%
Female students
7%
Drop out rate

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A
A

After graduation


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