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    Hi, I study french, spanish ab initio, english lang and classical civilisations at AS currently. I'm hoping to get into a top end uni to study one of the following:
    -French and Linguistics
    -French + Italian
    -French + another language (italian?) +Linguistics (currently most interested in finding out more about this)
    -French + Italian + Russian/German (so 2 ab initios)

    Ideally I would like to go to university in London, but am open to other options. I was just wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of universities they'd reccommend, or which are known to offer courses for 2 languages + linguistics/3 languages. Also what are the pros and cons of doing 2 languages compared to 3 - I hear there are less cultural elements involved in general when studying 3 languages, and also do you end up with a lower level of 'fluency' in the languages you choose as you'd obviously have to split your time more? Also anything else you think is important? Thanks, Zak
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    (Original post by ZakMinett)
    Hi, I study french, spanish ab initio, english lang and classical civilisations at AS currently. I'm hoping to get into a top end uni to study one of the following:
    -French and Linguistics
    -French + Italian
    -French + another language (italian?) +Linguistics (currently most interested in finding out more about this)
    -French + Italian + Russian/German (so 2 ab initios)

    Ideally I would like to go to university in London, but am open to other options. I was just wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of universities they'd reccommend, or which are known to offer courses for 2 languages + linguistics/3 languages. Also what are the pros and cons of doing 2 languages compared to 3 - I hear there are less cultural elements involved in general when studying 3 languages, and also do you end up with a lower level of 'fluency' in the languages you choose as you'd obviously have to split your time more? Also anything else you think is important? Thanks, Zak
    Hi.

    Essex has a course that allows you to take French + another language + linguistics.
    You can see full details here: https://www1.essex.ac.uk/programmesp...spx?prog=10348
    After clicking on the link, click on the "course structure" tab and it will show you all the different compulsory/optional modules. There is a full description of the different modules that you can explore by clicking on each one individually.

    I know Essex isn't exactly a top end uni and it isn't often mentioned on here in relation to language courses, but my daughter is doing modern languages there and is very satisfied with the course.

    As a language graduate myself, albeit from many moons ago, I also think it is very good. In fact, I actually feel my daughter will be much better prepared to enter the job market after she graduates than I was, graduating as I did from what is now a Russel Group uni with a literature-heavy traditional degree and not really knowing how to actually do anything. At Essex, they focus more on current affairs, some cultural aspects and especially the use of the language for practical and professional purposes. There is some literature in the more advanced classes, but not a lot.

    The course is taught at the Colchester campus so it's not very far from London (about 40 minutes by train) but it's a much cheaper place to live than London.

    I hope this is of some help to you.
    Good luck in your search.
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    (Original post by ZakMinett)
    Hi, I study french, spanish ab initio, english lang and classical civilisations at AS currently. I'm hoping to get into a top end uni to study one of the following:
    -French and Linguistics
    -French + Italian
    -French + another language (italian?) +Linguistics (currently most interested in finding out more about this)
    -French + Italian + Russian/German (so 2 ab initios)

    Ideally I would like to go to university in London, but am open to other options. I was just wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of universities they'd reccommend, or which are known to offer courses for 2 languages + linguistics/3 languages. Also what are the pros and cons of doing 2 languages compared to 3 - I hear there are less cultural elements involved in general when studying 3 languages, and also do you end up with a lower level of 'fluency' in the languages you choose as you'd obviously have to split your time more? Also anything else you think is important? Thanks, Zak
    What are your predicted grades?
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    (Original post by ZakMinett)
    Hi, I study french, spanish ab initio, english lang and classical civilisations at AS currently. I'm hoping to get into a top end uni to study one of the following:
    -French and Linguistics
    -French + Italian
    -French + another language (italian?) +Linguistics (currently most interested in finding out more about this)
    -French + Italian + Russian/German (so 2 ab initios)

    Ideally I would like to go to university in London, but am open to other options. I was just wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of universities they'd reccommend, or which are known to offer courses for 2 languages + linguistics/3 languages. Also what are the pros and cons of doing 2 languages compared to 3 - I hear there are less cultural elements involved in general when studying 3 languages, and also do you end up with a lower level of 'fluency' in the languages you choose as you'd obviously have to split your time more? Also anything else you think is important? Thanks, Zak
    UCL's Language and Culture BA might interest you, it is a very flexible degree that essentially allows you to study two (sometimes three) languages combined with a specialisation in Linguistics. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/selcs/study/und...nguage-culture
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    Hi.

    Essex has a course that allows you to take French + another language + linguistics.
    You can see full details here: https://www1.essex.ac.uk/programmesp...spx?prog=10348
    After clicking on the link, click on the "course structure" tab and it will show you all the different compulsory/optional modules. There is a full description of the different modules that you can explore by clicking on each one individually.

    I know Essex isn't exactly a top end uni and it isn't often mentioned on here in relation to language courses, but my daughter is doing modern languages there and is very satisfied with the course.

    As a language graduate myself, albeit from many moons ago, I also think it is very good. In fact, I actually feel my daughter will be much better prepared to enter the job market after she graduates than I was, graduating as I did from what is now a Russel Group uni with a literature-heavy traditional degree and not really knowing how to actually do anything. At Essex, they focus more on current affairs, some cultural aspects and especially the use of the language for practical and professional purposes. There is some literature in the more advanced classes, but not a lot.

    The course is taught at the Colchester campus so it's not very far from London (about 40 minutes by train) but it's a much cheaper place to live than London.

    I hope this is of some help to you.
    Good luck in your search.
    Thanks I'll check out the course!

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    What are your predicted grades?
    Minimum Target Grades atm are AAAA (generated by GCSE results)

    (Original post by Snufkin)
    UCL's Language and Culture BA might interest you, it is a very flexible degree that essentially allows you to study two (sometimes three) languages combined with a specialisation in Linguistics. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/selcs/study/und...nguage-culture
    Thanks, UCL is actually my dream uni
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    (Original post by ZakMinett)
    Hi, I study french, spanish ab initio, english lang and classical civilisations at AS currently. I'm hoping to get into a top end uni to study one of the following:
    -French and Linguistics
    -French + Italian
    -French + another language (italian?) +Linguistics (currently most interested in finding out more about this)
    -French + Italian + Russian/German (so 2 ab initios)

    Ideally I would like to go to university in London, but am open to other options. I was just wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of universities they'd reccommend, or which are known to offer courses for 2 languages + linguistics/3 languages. Also what are the pros and cons of doing 2 languages compared to 3 - I hear there are less cultural elements involved in general when studying 3 languages, and also do you end up with a lower level of 'fluency' in the languages you choose as you'd obviously have to split your time more? Also anything else you think is important? Thanks, Zak
    Use this link to see all the best Universities that you can apply to with the predicted grades that you have. With AAA I'm sure you'll be able to apply to the very best!

    https://university.which.co.uk/courses

    Hope this helps :P
 
 
 
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