One Major Language

Year One

2.0 units in language department (of which 0.5 unit minimum is literature)
1.0 unit Introduction to European History, Law, Philosophy and Politics
1.0 unit in humanities or social science

Year Two
1.5 units in language department
2.5 units in humanities or social science specialism

Year Three
Year abroad

Final Year
1.0 unit in language department
1.0 unit ESPS Dissertation
2.0 units in humanities or social science specialism

Notes:

  • Students taking a full Economics specialism will be required to take courses to the value of 1.5 units in the department of their major language and courses to the value of 1.5 units in the Department of Economics in their first year.
  • An A grade at A level (or equivalent qualification) in the appropriate language is required for students wishing to major in French, or Spanish. Dutch, German, Italian, Russian and the Scandinavian languages are offered as major languages with no prior knowledge.

Breakdown of Courses taken in the Department of the Major Language (First Year)


All courses listed below are indicative and may not be taught each year.

Dutch

DUTC1001 - Dutch Language 1 (1.0 unit)
DUTC1201 - Modern Dutch Literary Texts (0.5 unit)
Additional module to the value of 0.5 unit

French

FREN1001 - Use of French (0.5 unit)
FREN1002 - French Oral (0.5 unit)*
FREN1101 - The Making of Modern France (0.5 unit)
FREN1102 - French Literature in Contexts (0.5 unit)

*Francophone students may not take FREN1002

German

Post-A level

GERM1001 - Modern German Language (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit

No Prior Knowledge

GERM1002 - Modern German Language: German for Beginners (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit

Italian

ITAL1010 - First Year Italian Language (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit

Russian

Post-A level
SERS1003 - Comprehension of Russian (Year 1) (0.5 unit)
SERS1004 - Use of Russian (Year 1) (0.5 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit

No Prior Knowledge
SERS1001 - Comprehension of Russian (Year 1A) (0.5 unit)
SERS1002 - Use of Russian (Year 1A) (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 0.5 unit

Scandinavian Studies

Danish
SCAN1001 - Basic Danish (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit

Icelandic
SCAN1004 - Basic Modern Icelandic (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit

Norwegian
SCAN1003 - Basic Norwegian (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit

Swedish
SCAN1002 - Basic Swedish (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit

Spanish

SPAN1001 - Spanish Language I (1.0 unit)
Additional modules to the value of 1.0 unit