UCL News


UCL modern language entry requirements

26 January 2012


At UCL, we believe that knowledge of a modern foreign language and the possession of intercultural skills are an integral part of a 21st century education.

For 2012 entry, we are introducing a foreign language requirement for all UK students applying from the UK. Students can meet this requirement on entry by offering a GCSE or equivalent in a foreign language at Grade C or above.  Students who have not been able to study for a language will not be disadvantaged in the application process.  Those who not have a GCSE or equivalent in a foreign language will be able to meet the requirement through attendance at a UCL language summer school, taking a language course as part of their degree or studying for a language certificate at UCL’s Language Centre.

During their studies, students will also have access to the UCL Language Centre, which offers academic and evening courses in 18 foreign languages.


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