French and Applied Language Studies (MA (Hons))

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The award
MA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14200

All study options

About French and Applied Language Studies at Heriot-Watt University

Our Applied Language Studies (ALS) degree is designed to allow students to 'major' in French, German or Spanish, whilst also studying a range of complementary subjects.

Employability

Work and study

This is what our MA (Hons) French and Applied Language Studies students are doing six months after graduating:

  • 79% are working
  • 16% are studying
  • 0% are working and studying.

Managerial/professional position

  • 75% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students six months after graduating: £18000
  • The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £18000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:

  • Artistic, literary and media occupations
  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Teaching and educational professionals
  • Secretarial and related occupations
  • Childcare and related personal services
  • Business, research and administrative professionals
  • Managers, directors and senior officials
  • Customer service occupations
  • Welfare professionals
  • Media professionals

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250International course feesGBP 14200

Notes about fees for this course

Status*Scotland / EU**England / Northern Ireland / WalesInternational
FeePaid by SAAS£9,250£14,200

* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.

** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.

Scholarships and bursaries

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Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018

In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:

View our full range of undergraduate scholarships.

Entry requirements

Year 1

  • Highers AAAB including A in language to be studied (over two sittings)
  • A-Levels BBB including B in languages to be studied
  • Int. Baccalaureate 30 points with at least 5 in the language to be studied.
  • HNC/HND Students who can demonstrate the required language skills will be considered.

Additional information

  • Entry routes As our Languages programmes include a compulsory year abroad at Level 3, the normal entry route for all Languages programmes is to Level 1 of a four-year Honours programme.
  • Intermediate 2 / National 5 / GCSE English is required for all Languages programmes.
  • English language requirements Students who are non-native speakers of English will need to achieve either the IELTS test with 7.5 or the CPE with B. The second language may be studied from beginner's level or from a National 5 GCSE level.
  • BTEC Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.
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