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    I want to go to university and do french, as i am doing my French GCSE and will be doing it for a-level. But i also want to do Spanish at Uni from scratch. Was wondering if anyone knew anyone i could talk to about this, or know of any universitys that offer this?
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    The University of Dundee offers an undergraduate degree called MA European Studies and European Languages & Culture.
    Quote: "...combines the study of Europe from a Historical, Political and Philosophical viewpoint, with two languages (from French, German & Spanish). You can start a new language or continue one you have studied at school or college."

    http://www.dundee.ac.uk/languages/courses/degrees/

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    Quite a few universities offer Spanish from scratch. I've applied for Modern Languages at the university of Birmingham and I know they let you do it


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    (Original post by Mir.I.Am)
    I want to go to university and do french, as i am doing my French GCSE and will be doing it for a-level. But i also want to do Spanish at Uni from scratch. Was wondering if anyone knew anyone i could talk to about this, or know of any universitys that offer this?
    Newcastle offer this under a few of their degree programmes.
    http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sml/study/undergraduate/index.html

    You can study French and ab-initio Spanish as part of the Modern Languages, Modern Languages T & I, Modern Language & Linguistics, and Modern Languages & Business Studies degrees.
    The great thing I like about Newcastle is how flexible it is. Because you wouldn't be doing a joint honours degree it's flexible as to how many credits you take in each language. And you can change this each year so you can really pick and choose what you're interested in. They also offer a couple of 20 credit modules in Italian, Catalan and Quechua for French and Spanish students.

    Additionally if you decided after a year or two years, that you wanted to drop Spanish and focus on French then that would be fine too. So you can take your new language "low-risk", without having to worry about "what if i don't like it??"

    The Year Abroad is also similarly flexible. It's entirely up to you how you split your year and whether you work or study. So if you want to split evenly you can, if you want to focus on Spanish as your weaker language you can, etc etc.
    For me that's very important as a lot of universities specify that you have to spend a semester in each country, which doesn't always fit around what you want to do.
    So for example this year we have students doing a summer work placement in Guadeloupe, British Council in Spain, summer work placement in France.
    And others doing a summer in Spain, a semester study in France, then a semester in Latin America. There's a ton of options.

    Other options:

    Bristol: website isn't clear but the offer only mentions having French A Level
    http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/under...rench-spanish/

    Durham: https://www.dur.ac.uk/courses/2015/i...#coursecontent

    Manchester: again not entirely clear but the offer includes just one of the languages to be studied
    http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subj...years-ba/?pg=0

    Southampton: 4 degree programmes you could potentially do. They do ask for Spanish at A Level but also say "Strong candidates with grade A in French A level but no previous knowledge of Spanish will be considered for accelerated undergraduate-level Spanish language courses."
    http://www.southampton.ac.uk/humanit...sh.page?#entry
    http://www.southampton.ac.uk/humanit...sh.page?#entry
    http://www.southampton.ac.uk/humanit...es.page?#entry
    http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ml/unde...page?#overview

    I'm sure there's other options out there too
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    thats great! thank you for all the information! Thing is, i did Spanish in y7, then moved schools. So i do know very little of Spanish - plus i am Italian, which is useful.
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    I study French at Kent Uni and I also do Intensive Beginners Italian as a wild module, therefore it is definitely possible for you to do it at University (with Spanish obviously instead of Italian). You will choose the French modules then if you have left over credits (and French degrees are flexible with modules, mine is) then you will have the opportunity to choose a wild module or more than one if you have enough credits. From there you can choose whether to take it in your 2nd year (Post A-Level Spanish etc). Also, maybe see whether your college/sixth form does ab-initio Spanish (that's what I did at AS Level!) - because then you could go on and do Spanish to A level and do a joint honours degree.
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    (Original post by CharlotteEve)
    I study French at Kent Uni and I also do Intensive Beginners Italian as a wild module, therefore it is definitely possible for you to do it at University (with Spanish obviously instead of Italian). You will choose the French modules then if you have left over credits (and French degrees are flexible with modules, mine is) then you will have the opportunity to choose a wild module or more than one if you have enough credits. From there you can choose whether to take it in your 2nd year (Post A-Level Spanish etc). Also, maybe see whether your college/sixth form does ab-initio Spanish (that's what I did at AS Level!) - because then you could go on and do Spanish to A level and do a joint honours degree.
    I'm doing ab initio Italian this year starting October. How do you find it?


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    I do French and beginners Spanish at Lancaster- it's brilliant!
 
 
 
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