Languages degrees with a Foundation Year (Stream C International Politics with a Language) (BA (Hons))

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

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About Languages degrees with a Foundation Year (Stream C International Politics with a Language) at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry



4 years full-time, 5 years study abroad (for major French and Spanish routes)

UCAS code(s)

Foundation year UCAS codes are available on the honours degree pages. Visit for a full list of degrees available with an integral foundation year.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Additional Costs

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing. Total optional cost: £600


Manchester Campus


Department of Languages

Each Foundation Year is an integral part of a specific degree; the content is tailored to prepare you for your chosen degree so that you start Year 1 of your course with confidence.

Once you have successfully passed your Foundation Year you will progress directly onto Year 1 of your linked honours degree.

Below is a list of the linked honours degrees for International Politics with a Language (Foundation Year).

  • BA (Hons) International Politics with Arabic 
  • BA (Hons) International Politics with Chinese 
  • BA (Hons) International Politics with Japanese
  • BA (Hons) International Politics with Urdu 
  • BA (Hons) International Politics with German
  • BA (Hons) International Politics with Italian
  • BA (Hons) International Politics /Spanish 
  • BA (Hons) International Politics/French

For more information about each linked degree please visit the Languages, Linguistics and TESOL website and choose a course from the course selector.

For information on other language courses with a Foundation Year, please see:

  • Languages degrees with a Foundation Year (Stream A French, Spanish, Linguistics, TESOL, minor Languages)
  • Languages degrees with a Foundation Year (Stream B International Politics with a Language)

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 awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
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Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

These typical entry requirements apply to the 2017 academic year of entry and may be subject to change for the 2018 academic year. Please check back for further details.

UCAS Tariff points/Grades required

72 - 80

If French or Spanish is the language to be studied a Grade C or above at A Level will be required.

If the language is German or Italian and has been studied at A Level a Grade C will be required

72 - 80 UCAS Tariff points from A Level or equivalent

Specific GCSE requirements

GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade D or grade 3. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

Non Tariffed Qualifications

Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 74 UCAS Tariff Points

International Baccalaureate points


IELTS score required for international students

5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any component

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

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