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University of Reading

Whiteknights , Reading Berkshire ,United Kingdom

BA Modern Languages ML01

Full Time: 4 Years
Move with confidence through a variety of languages and cultures on our BA Modern Languages course. You’ll develop your skills as a versatile linguist and become fluent in your chosen language(s).
Build your own degree from a range of flexible options. Study one, two or three core languages, choosing from:
You can start these core languages from beginner, intermediate or advanced level.
Our programme also allows you to combine up to two core languages with our additional languages. Choose from Arabic, British Sign Language, Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Modern Greek or Russian.
Language levels and requirements
Our four core languages (French, German, Italian and Spanish) can be taken from beginner's level and no previous language qualifications are required. You may commence one or more of these languages at intermediate or advanced level if you have studied it before. If studying more than one core language, only one core language can be studied from beginner’s level. By the time you graduate you will have achieved near-native proficiency.
Our additional languages start at beginner’s level only, and enable you to achieve independent-user level by the time you graduate.


  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Select Reading as your firm choice on UCAS and we will guarantee you a place if you achieve one grade lower than the published offer.
Typical offer
to qualify for an Academic Excellence Scheme offer:
GCSE minimum requirement: five A* and three A
Example profile: A*A*A*A*A*AAABB