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French and Italian (4 years)

Nottingham Trent University
4 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Joint Honours degrees give you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that really interest you. You can shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. FRENCH is offered as a post A-level subject. Our French course allows you to study the French language, country, politics and culture through a selection of lively options, including modules which examine cinema and literature. You'll learn the language at a quick speed and be able to progress within the study of the language, to understand the cultures and societies in which it is spoken in. Our ITALIAN courses are Number One in the UK for for student satisfaction (NSS 2017).

The course has been designed to ensure that you receive a rapid progress in the Italian language and in-depth knowledge of the societies and cultures in which it is spoken. NTU's Italian courses have a 100% student satisfaction rate (NSS 2017). French at NTU is offered as a post A-level subject as it explores the French language, country and culture through many lively options. The course has been created to ensure a quick learning progress of the French language and an in-depth understanding of the societies and cultures in which it is spoken. You'll also have the exciting option to either work or study in France during your third year. This course will help you to gain an impressive communicative skill whilst developing your accuracy and fluency. You'll quickly enhance your language skills through the use of French language classes which will explore areas of French culture, society and politics. To help improve your career prospects you'll be able to take a final year module that will develop your translation and interpretation skills. Italian at NTU can be studied at a beginner or GCSE level. However, if you wish to study Italian as a post A-level course then you'll need A-level Italian at grade C or above. This course will look at Italian cities, the culture and various forms of translation and interpretation. 95% of our French joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16). During Year Three you’ll have the option to work or study in France or Italy to expand your knowledge of the languages, interpretive and travel experience. Both languages will be taught using the latest language teaching methods and CALL technologies to help increase your language understanding. You'll also have access to NTU's excellent language resource centres which will support your learning. This joint honours degree will prepare you for a range of national and international careers. You'll gain a critical understanding of French and Italian politics, culture, society, progress within written and verbal communication of the languages and gain valuable translation skills. Students with a language degree are now actively sought after by employers for today's markets. Some of our most recent graduates have pursued careers in the civil service, journalism, education, The United Nations, fashion, art, design and The European Parliament. Language graduates are in great demand for many firms who are based nationally and internationally. Many of our graduates have taken further vocational study in translation and interpreting.

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Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University is a teaching intensive university. Our students are our first priority. This focus has led us to being named University of the Year 2017 by Times Higher Education and The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide Modern University of the...

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