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Two Major Languages

Year One
90 credits in language departments (45 credits in each department, of which 15 credits minimum is normally literature)
30 credits Introduction to History, Law, Philosophy and Politics

Year Two
60 credits in language departments (30 credits in each department)
60 credits in humanities or social science specialism

Year Three
Year abroad

Final Year
60 credits in language department (30 credits in each department)
30 credits ESPS Dissertation
30 credits in humanities or social science specialism

Notes

  • Russian cannot be taken as a joint major language.
  • A humanities or social science subject is not taken until the second year on the two major languages route.
  • Two major languages can not be taken in conjunction with the Full Economics specialism.
  • 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, Scandinavian languages and Russian and SSEES languages that may be taken are offered as major languages with no prior knowledge.

Breakdown of Courses taken in the Departments of the Major Languages (First Year)


Dutch

DUTC0001 - Dutch Language 1 (30 credits)
DUTC0004 - Modern Dutch Literary Texts (15 credits)

French

FREN0002 - Use of French (15 credits)
FREN0065 - French Oral (15 credits)*
FREN0005 - The Making of Modern France (15 credits) OR FREN0006 - Reading French Texts (15 credits)

*Francophone students may not take FREN0065

German

Post-A level

GERM0001 - Modern German Language I (30 credits)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

No Prior Knowledge

GERM0002 - Modern German Language: German for Beginners (30 credits)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Italian

ITAL0001 - First Year Italian Language (30 credits)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Scandinavian Studies

Danish

SCAN0001 - Basic Danish (30 credits)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Icelandic

SCAN0007 - Basic Modern Icelandic (30 credits)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Norwegian

SCAN0005 - Basic Norwegian (30 credits)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Swedish

SCAN0003 - Basic Swedish (30 credits)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Bulgarian
SEEB0001 - Bulgarian Language Level 1 (30)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Czech
SEEC0001 - Czech Language Level 1 (30)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Finnish
SEEF0001 - Finnish Language Level 1 (30)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Hungarian
SEEH0001 - Hungarian Language Level 1 (30)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Polish
SEEP0001 - Polish Language Level 1 (30)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Romanian
SEER0001 - Romanian Language Level 1 (30)
​​​​​​​Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Serbian/Croatian
SEEY0001 - Serbian and Croatian Language Level 1 (30)
​​​​​​​Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Ukrainian
SEEU0001 - Ukrainian Language Level 1 (30)​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Additional module to the value of 15 credits

Spanish

SPAN0001 - Spanish Language I (30 credits)
Additional module to the value of 15 credits