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German and Classics MA Hons

Languages and German and Scandinavian Studies at

University of Edinburgh

STUDY MODE

Full-Time

LENGTH

4 years course

LEARNING

On Campus

PLACEMENT YEAR

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YEAR ABROAD

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FOUNDATION YEAR

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German and Classics MA Hons

Classics explores the languages and literatures of the ancient Greeks and Romans. German literary culture has been profoundly influenced by the reading of such works since the Middle Ages.

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What you will need to do

Apply by 29 Jan

What you won’t need to do

Audition for a Place
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Submit a portfolio
Pass an entry test

Points of entry for German and Classics MA Hons

Year 1

Entry requirements for Languages and German and Scandinavian Studies at University of Edinburgh

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 Classics MA Hons at University of Edinburgh

ABB. Required subjects: A levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: a language other than English at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

UCAS points for current students on Languages and German and Scandinavian Studies at University of Edinburgh

English language requirements

6.5
Additional details
Total 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component.

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