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What will I learn?

At Leeds, you can combine history with one of eight languages. You’ll study history from a global perspective and gain fluency in your chosen language.You’ll study a range of historical periods from the fall of the Roman Empire to the 21st century post-colonial and globalised world. Intensive language teaching will prepare you for your year abroad, where you’ll further develop your linguistic ability and confidence. You’ll explore cultures and societies across the world, focusing on the countries where your chosen language is spoken.Optional modules enable you to enhance your translation skills or business language, as well as choose from a wide range of history topics.You’ll make use of historiographical methods and sources in your chosen language in your final year project.By combining history with a language, you’ll gain the communication and professional skills that will prepare you for an international career in many sectors.**Choose one of the following languages:**We offer the following languages at two entry levels: beginners or with prior experience (e.g. A-level or equivalent).Chinese | French | German | Italian | Portuguese | Russian | SpanishWe also offer Thai from beginners level (please contact us before applying if you have prior experience).**You must include your chosen language in the ‘Further Details’ section of your UCAS application.**

Which department am I in?

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Study options

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

27 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

Please check with institution

Start date

27 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Typically, A*AA-BBB, depending on your chosen degree course. The university recognises a wide range of international qualifications. Some degrees require prior study of particular subjects, especially within the sciences, engineering and languages. All students must also demonstrate suitable proficiency in the English Language. Students who do not meet the required academic requirements for direct entry may want to consider one of the foundation years options. Please refer to the University’s website.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Leeds

The University of Leeds enjoys a high student satisfaction rate – 3rd in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, 2018).

  • In the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2021
  • #15 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • One of the largest single-site campuses in the UK
  • Diverse campus with over 12,000 international students

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