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    I'm going to definitely do French at a level as I absolutely love foreign languages and i think I'm naturally good at it (i learn languages as a hobby too).

    So I'm considering doing a degree in French and Russian or maybe Arabic and French idk yet but the only problem is what jobs can I do? That's the only thing that I'm unsure of.

    I definitely don't want to become a teacher and im not as keen on just being like a freelance translator so I don't know?

    I don't want to do the degree if I'm not even going to end up having a job I'd like to do.
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    The first question is what is the job you'd like to do? If you have something specific in mind then look up the entry requirements and go from there. If not and languages is what you enjoy then go for it. Any degree you do will give you a load of transferable skills which you can apply to pretty much anything that needs them.
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    (Original post by randomteenx)
    I'm going to definitely do French at a level as I absolutely love foreign languages and i think I'm naturally good at it (i learn languages as a hobby too).

    So I'm considering doing a degree in French and Russian or maybe Arabic and French idk yet but the only problem is what jobs can I do? That's the only thing that I'm unsure of.

    I definitely don't want to become a teacher and im not as keen on just being like a freelance translator so I don't know?

    I don't want to do the degree if I'm not even going to end up having a job I'd like to do.
    If you do a language degree you could become an interpreter, diplomat, sales rep, aid worker, could even work in marketing or journalism.

    There are many options for a language student, you just have to know what you're getting into and be motivated about it.

    Russian and Arabic would be extremely useful as they are spoken in relatively large and growing economies however, they will be hard as they have different writing systems and I think different grammar also, different arabic dialects are mutually unintelligible, but if you're really motivated and enjoy learning languages it should not be a problem. Just be prepared to have to commit to your subjects and then your chosen career field.

    All the best in your future language studies!
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    Google is your friend.

    https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-...dern-languages

    plus any graduate non specific jobs.
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    A fair number of language students go into Law (typically top international commercial firms). There's many transferable skills you gain from a language degree.
 
 
 
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