International Development and Languages BA (Hons) (with Language Year Abroad) 48 months Undergraduate Program By University of Portsmouth |Top Universities

International Development and Languages BA (Hons) (with Language Year Abroad)

Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

68,800 GBPTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Development StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Development Studies

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

Study Mode

On Campus

On this BA (Hons) International Development and Languages degree course, you'll study one language from beginner's level (French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese) or post-A level (French, Spanish). As of 2021, these three languages are spoken as first or second languages by 1,930 billion people worldwide. You'll also get the chance to learn a second language: French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, German or British Sign Language (BSL).  You'll get full support to build your language skills to fluency alongside opportunities to apply your learning to work with not-for-profit organisations in developing countries on placement. You'll graduate prepared for a career in organisations around the globe, in roles such as in government, teaching and working with non-government organisations (NGOs).

Program overview

Main Subject

Development Studies

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

Study Mode

On Campus

On this BA (Hons) International Development and Languages degree course, you'll study one language from beginner's level (French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese) or post-A level (French, Spanish). As of 2021, these three languages are spoken as first or second languages by 1,930 billion people worldwide. You'll also get the chance to learn a second language: French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, German or British Sign Language (BSL).  You'll get full support to build your language skills to fluency alongside opportunities to apply your learning to work with not-for-profit organisations in developing countries on placement. You'll graduate prepared for a career in organisations around the globe, in roles such as in government, teaching and working with non-government organisations (NGOs).

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
25+
54+
79+
169+
104+
A levels – BBB–BCC. // BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDM–DMM.
4 Years
Sep

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

37,000 GBP
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International Students

68,800 GBP
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