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German and Chinese BA Hons

Languages and German and Scandinavian Studies at The University of Manchester:
4.5 / 5
STUDY MODEFull-Time
LENGTH4 years course
LEARNINGOn Campus
PLACEMENT YEARNot Available
YEAR ABROADNot Available
FOUNDATION YEARNot Available

German and Chinese BA Hons

BA German and Chinese provides a comprehensive grounding in the German language, and the opportunity to explore German culture, linguistics, history and literature. You will be equipped with the skills

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How do I apply and how easy is it to get in?

What you will need to do

Apply by 25 Jan
Attend an interview

What you won’t need to do

Audition for a Place
Submit a portfolio
Pass an entry test

Points of entry for German and Chinese BA Hons

Year 1

Entry requirements for Languages and German and Scandinavian Studies at The University of Manchester
Entry requirements are the formal requirements students need to meet to be considered for a place on a university course. But, each year many universities accept students with lower grades. The bar chart below shows the actual UCAS tariff points of students currently on this course.
A,B,B
Required subjects for German and Chinese BA Hons at The University of Manchester
Grades ABB including one of the languages to be studied Typical Contextual Offer: Grades BBB including one of the languages to be studied for applicants who meet our contextual offer criteria. This programme is designed for students whose level of Mandarin Chinese at entry ranges from complete beginner to approximately A-level standard. It is not suitable for students whose first language is Chinese.
UCAS points for current students on Languages and German and Scandinavian Studies at The University of Manchester
English language requirements
7.0
Additional details
7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in any one component.

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