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Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

Modern Languages with Translation Studies (with one language)

UndergraduateBA (Hons)

Year of entry:
UCAS code: R990

What you'll study

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 1 – Advanced

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 2 – Advanced

  • Spotlight on Language

  • Introduction to Translation Studies

  • Skills for Communicating Cultures

Optional modules

  • Passport Languages

  • Ideas and Identities

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 3

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 4

  • Languages Guided Research Project

  • Translation and Digital Culture

Optional modules

  • Narrating the Past

  • Understanding Languages in Context

  • Introduction to Language Teaching

  • Constituting the Contemporary

  • Language and the Mind

  • Trinity CertTESOL 1

  • Passport Languages

Year abroad

* Modules are subject to availability

In the third year, you'll enhance your language skills further and gain real world experience living, and either working or studying abroad in the countries your languages are spoken.

Final year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 5

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 6

  • Becoming a Professional Translator

  • Introduction to Subtitling

Optional modules

  • Popular Cultures

  • Trinity CertTESOL 2

  • Engagement and Resistance

  • Language Learning and Teaching

  • Discourse and Political Practice

  • Languages and Cultures Dissertation

“I found that Hull really offered a wide variety of different languages, so I thought it’d be perfect for what I wanted to do.”

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“Out of all of the universities I looked at, none of them had anything that compared to the facilities that Hull offered.”

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More about this course

Become fluent in another language alongside learning the skills in translating and interpreting. Choose from Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish – and alongside the language and linguistics, you’ll also explore topics such as the culture, history, and society of the country. This degree also provides the opportunity to spend your third year living, and either working or studying in the country or countries your language is spoken.

Hull offers excellent language learning facilities, with a dedicated space for languages students. Our team of Language Learning Advisors offer extra one-to-one support to help you with your studies, as well as a partnership scheme which allows you to practise your chosen languages with native speakers. 

Teaching and Learning
Scheduled
Placement
Independent

First year

19%

81%

Second year

21%

79%

Final year

19%

81%

Assessment
Written
Practical
Coursework

First year

18%

34%

48%

Second year

15%

24%

61%

Final year

13%

39%

48%

You don't just become fluent in another language at Hull - you immerse yourself in the culture of the people who speak it.

One-to-one support from our team of language learning advisors in the Shoosmith Language Learning Centre which is open 24/7.

Find out more about our facilities

Study for a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) qualification, enabling you to teach English anywhere in the world.

Entry requirements

2018 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from 

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications

UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications.

  • Applicants should have a GCSE in a foreign language at Grade C or above.

Alternative qualifications 

  • IB Diploma: 28 points
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass with 45 credits at merit

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance.

At a glance

For this course, you'll need...

112 UCAS points

Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here.

We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed.

Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree.

If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £9,250
  • International: £13,500

Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Future Prospects

This degree opens up a wide variety of career opportunities. Language skills are highly sought after in a wide range of industries. Combined with the practical skills in translating and interpreting, you’ll have the skills and knowledge for a career specifically in this discipline.