French BA (Hons)

Key information


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If you’re considering this subject as a combined (joint) degree, please refer to our information about combining degrees for details about entry requirements.

Entry Requirements

A level requirementsBBB (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.
Subject requirementsRequirements for 100%:
A Level in French at grade B for entry to Advanced language; (no subject requirement for entry to Beginners’ Language)

Requirements for 50% with another subject outside Modern Languages and Cultures:
A Level in French at grade B for entry to Advanced language; (no subject requirement for entry to Beginners’ Language)

Requirements for 50%/50% with two languages:
A Level at Grade B in either of the two languages
BTEC Level 3 National Extended DiplomaApplications encouraged. We evaluate each BTEC application on its merits, entry to Advanced language with an A level or equivalent in relevant language (no subject requirement for entry to Beginners’ Language).
International Baccalaureate33 including 6 at higher level in French (no subject requirement for entry to Beginners’ Language), with no score less than 4
Irish Leaving CertificateH1, H1, H2, H2 including French for entry to Advanced language; (no subject requirement for entry to Beginners Language)
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherScottish Highers at AABBB plus Scottish Advanced Highers at grade B (in French language) for entry to Advanced language; (no subject requirement for entry to Beginners’ language), combinations are also welcome.
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted with A Level grades BB including French (no subject requirement for entry to Beginners’ Language).
Access45 credits at level 3 to include 30 at Distinction and 15 at Merit for entry to Beginners’ language
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Extended Project QualificationApplicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be ABB or BBB plus A in the EPQ.

Please note that Humanities and Social Sciences Honours Select programmes which have a Management, Law or Sociology component will not accept the EPQ.

Alternative entry requirements