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French and Portuguese (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Avenue
UCAS course code
RR15

About this course

Learn 2 major international languages and study abroad for a year to get complete proficiency. You’ll complement your language learning with modules covering the history, society, culture and linguistics for French and Portuguese-speaking countries.

You’ll start at a level that matches your ability in spoken and written French and Portuguese, which will help you to progress quickly. You’ll also have excellent resources to support you. The Centre for Language Study at Southampton has everything you need.

You can study Portuguese in accelerated mode, letting you reach graduate level competence over 4 years.

A special module in year 2 will make sure you’re ready for working and studying abroad in year 3. You can spend the year in countries such as:

  • France

  • Portugal

  • Brazil

  • Switzerland

  • Belgium

  • Canada

  • Guadeloupe

  • Martinique

  • La Réunion

We have partner universities in the Erasmus exchange programme across France and Switzerland.

In your final year you can specialise in an area that suits your interests and combines well with what you’ve studied so far.

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 330.83 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Avenue campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.