BA (Hons) Secondary Modern Foreign Languages Education with QTS

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Overview

UCAS Code:XR14 (2 Years) or XR13 (3 Years)
Course Length:2-3 Years Full-Time
Start Dates:September 2016, September 2017
Department:Faculty of Education
Location:Edge Hill University

Please note, the 3-year route is suspended for September 2016 entry. The 2-year route is suspended for September 2017 entry but remains open for applications for September 2016 entry. 

  • Initial teacher training at Edge Hill University ranked in the top two in the North West for organisation & management in the National Student Survey 2015;
  • Benefit from a programme comprising significant time in school, training alongside expert teachers;
  • Undertake a secondary school teaching placement in France or Spain as an integral part of your degree.

Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status.

This programme provides an exciting opportunity to study French or Spanish at degree level and spend time in the country where that language is spoken. You will train to become an inspiring professional teacher at secondary level. This programme is ideal if you are passionate about languages and want to become a specialist in French or Spanish and gain Qualified Teacher Status.

Your final degree title will reflect your language specialism:

  • BA (Hons) Secondary Modern Foreign Languages (French) Education with QTS
  • BA (Hons) Secondary Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish) Education with QTS

Student Profiles

  • Suzanne Bryant

    BA (Hons) Secondary Modern Foreign Languages Education with QTS
    I really enjoyed being able to creatively engage with the pupils. It was definitely a very valuable as well as personally rewarding experience.
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Course in Depth

What will I study?

You will study a range of teaching skills such as classroom management while developing your interest and academic ability in your chosen subject area. You will discover how to apply what you have learnt about your subject in the classroom while understanding the role of a trainee teacher by exploring different perspectives and your own experiences of the relationship between education, the curriculum, teaching and learning and the development of children and young adolescents.

How will I study?

Learning takes place in both the university and in schools. You will spend a significant amount of time being trained in schools where you put your training into practice. During this time you will assist in supporting classes, observing outstanding teaching, and working alongside mentors and other colleagues to further your professional development.

You will gradually develop your teaching abilities from observer to teacher. Your tutors will model outstanding practice to enable you to develop your own teaching skill and style. Your teaching timetable will increase as your training progresses and as you become more confident in the classroom. You will work with pupils from various areas, backgrounds and abilities. This will provide experience in areas such as classroom management and the ability to teach individuals and groups at a range of levels.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of ways. This includes work based on your classroom experience where you will demonstrate how to plan effectively, undertake assessment, and to develop your subject knowledge. You will also carry out assessments and assignments such as verbal presentations, posters, essays and practical notebooks. Some of this work is designed to demonstrate your competence in ICT.

Who will be teaching me?

You will be taught by a range of highly qualified and experienced tutors who are committed to supporting you throughout the programme and providing you with the opportunities to succeed. Tutors are enthusiastic about their subjects and will model good practice. This will enable you to develop your own teaching skill and style.

A Great Study Environment

The Faculty of Education has been at the forefront of teacher education for more than 125 years and today enjoys the enviable position of being one of the country’s leading providers of education, training and research for the children’s workforce.

Housed in a state-of-the-art £9m building, the Faculty of Education’s facilities include a 300-seat lecture theatre, five well-equipped ICT suites, and 18 teaching rooms complete with the latest technology.

The faculty has a strong commitment to practice-based learning and has developed partnerships with over 2,000 schools and colleges, local authorities and professional associations.

Modules

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Year 1

SUG1000 Professional Practice 1A (20 credits)

Professional Practice 1A provides an initial professional practice experience in a secondary school with an additional short placement in a primary setting. Initial professional practice is based upon observation and practical experience. You will have frequent opportunities to observe experienced teachers in the classroom, in addition to shadowing pupils and staff. The school’s safeguarding processes will also be explained. The placement will enable you to carry out a variety of school-based tasks, participate in lessons under your mentor’s supervision, and gradually increase your responsibility for both planning and teaching.

SUG1001 Personal and Professional Conduct - Transition into Higher Education and the Teaching Profession (20 credits)

Personal and Professional Conduct – Transition into Higher Education and the Teaching Profession equips you with the required academic study skills for Higher Education and the necessary professional vocational skills for your teaching experience. The module will also raise your wider professional awareness of the importance of secondary teaching. The aim is to encourage you to make purposeful links between theoretical understanding, the implementation of national policies and initiatives, and your practice-based experiences. Self-evaluation, reflection and the setting of professional development targets are key features of the module.

SUG1006 Principles, Pedagogy and Planning in Modern Foreign Languages (20 credits)

Principles, Pedagogy and Planning in Modern Foreign Languages introduces modern foreign languages’ subject-specific professional responsibilities for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4, covering lesson preparation, delivery, evaluation and pupil assessment. The module enables you to develop the required professional vocational skills and knowledge for your teaching experience, working towards effective classroom delivery for all pupils. This will include an introduction to how to plan and deliver effective and well-structured lessons which promote a love of learning and encourage children’s intellectual curiosity. You will discover how to plan for the effective use of homework and other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend pupil knowledge.

SUG1025 Intercultural Awareness and Understanding (20 credits)

Intercultural Awareness and Understanding will develop your awareness and understanding of different cultures in order to be able to function effectively as a practitioner teaching modern foreign languages. Topics studied will incorporate themes of equality and diversity, such as national identity stereotyping and discrimination, race and ethnicity, religion, gender, disability and multi/bi-lingualism. You will have the opportunity to compare and contrast your own culture with that of France, Germany, Spain and China.

You will select the three modules from the following selection which correspond with your language specialism:

SUG1026 Knowledge about French Language (20 credits)

Knowledge about French Language enables you to study different aspects of French grammar, ranging from various sentence components to the appropriate use of tenses, including how to conjugate words accurately. On successful completion of the module, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of a range of simple and complex French grammatical structures, showcase the ability to use linguistic terms appropriately to analyse sentence structure, and have a clear grasp of how the written French form is represented orally using knowledge of basic phonics.

SUG1027 Aspects of French Cinema and Literature (20 credits)

Aspects of French Cinema and Literature provides you with the opportunity to develop a critical appreciation of selected texts and films. The module allows you to study, analyse and reflect upon French literary and cinematographic works/extracts. It also enables you to gain an awareness of the changing social, cultural, political and historical conditions reflected in the selection of French literature and films, as well as evaluating specific themes and topics in the chosen works.

SUG1028 Communications in French Language (20 credits)

Communications in French Language is designed to improve your French language skills in listening, reading, speaking and writing. Various stimuli will be used to enhance understanding and to engage you in different modes of communication. By the end of the module, you should typically be able to understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, produce clear and detailed text on a wide range of subjects, and explain a point of view giving advantages and disadvantages of various options.

SUG1032 Knowledge about Spanish Language (20 credits)

Knowledge about Spanish Language enables you to study different aspects of Spanish grammar, ranging from various sentence components to the appropriate use of tenses, including how to conjugate words accurately. On successful completion of the module, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of a range of simple and complex Spanish grammatical structures, showcase the ability to use linguistic terms appropriately to analyse sentence structure, and have a clear grasp of how the written Spanish form is represented orally using knowledge of basic phonics.

SUG1033 Aspects of Spanish Cinema and Literature (20 credits)

Aspects of Spanish Cinema and Literature provides you with the opportunity to develop a critical appreciation of selected texts and films. The module allows you to study, analyse and reflect upon Spanish literary and cinematographic works/extracts. It also enables you to gain an awareness of the changing social, cultural, political and historical conditions reflected in the selection of Spanish literature and films, as well as evaluating specific themes and topics in the chosen works.

SUG1034 Communications in Spanish Language (20 credits)

Communications in Spanish Language is designed to improve your Spanish language skills in listening, reading, speaking and writing. Various stimuli will be used to enhance understanding and to engage you in different modes of communication. By the end of the module, you should typically be able to understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, produce clear and detailed text on a wide range of subjects, and explain a point of view giving advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Year 2

SUG2000 Professional Practice 1B (20 credits)

Professional Practice 1B allows you to prepare for, and subsequently complete, a placement in which you will undertake up to 50% of a full teaching timetable, comprising observation, small group or whole class teaching with your mentor or another trainee, and solo teaching as appropriate. You will have responsibility for planning lessons or parts of lessons, maintaining sound discipline, ensuring appropriate teaching methods are used, assessing learners’ progress, and making written evaluations of your own teaching. You will also be expected to take a full role in the wider life of the school, participating in tutor work, pastoral care, extra-curricular activities, professional development opportunities, parents’ evenings and school events.

SUG2001 Personal and Professional Conduct - Legal Requirements for Professional Practice (20 credits)

Personal and Professional Conduct – Legal Requirements for Professional Practice helps you to understand the required professional conduct, duties and responsibilities of a secondary teacher. The aim is to encourage you to make purposeful links between theoretical understanding, the implementation of national policies and initiatives, and your practice-based experiences. Self-evaluation, reflection and the setting of professional development targets are key features of the module.

SUG2006 Creative Medium Term Planning and Teaching in the Modern Foreign Languages Classroom (20 credits)

Creative Medium Term Planning and Teaching in the Modern Foreign Languages Classroom enables you to consider effective teaching in modern foreign languages through the discussion and evaluation of alternative approaches. In addition, the module will analyse the role of modern foreign languages in the curriculum and examine how it contributes to a range of whole-school issues. There will be a clear focus on the planning, teaching and assessment cycle, which lies at the heart of the most effective professional practice, and on evaluation and review, which lies at the heart of ongoing professional development.

SUG2010 Educational Research Methods for School Improvement (20 credits)

Educational Research Methods for School Improvement provides you with an introduction to qualitative and quantitative educational research methods for personal and school improvement. The reading and assessment of publications, combined with reflection on methodological issues, forms a key element of the module. You will formulate a research plan which provides an excellent foundation if you wish to pursue higher degree study or further research work in the future. The module will demonstrate the need to keep up to date with both research and development in knowledge and pedagogy in your chosen subject area and encourage you to critically evaluate your own learning.

You will study the two modules from the following selection which correspond with your language specialism:

SUG2023 Contemporary French Culture (20 credits)

Contemporary French Culture enables you to study various aspects of modern French culture and society. Topics and sub-topics such as the role of the family, health and welfare, music, food and drink and regional studies will be examined. The module will also include an exploration of some of the challenges faced by modern French society.

SUG2024 Developing Communications in French Language (20 credits)

Developing Communications in French Language is designed to further enhance your French language skills in listening, reading, speaking and writing. You will improve your confidence in all of these skills, develop greater competence in the use of idiom, and communicating orally with increasing accuracy, using a range of simple and complex grammatical structures in the French language. The module also hones your ability to reflect and respond appropriately to a variety of texts in a variety of media.

SUG2027 Contemporary Spanish Culture (20 credits)

Contemporary Spanish Culture enables you to study various aspects of modern Spanish culture and society. Topics and sub-topics such as the role of the family, health and welfare, music, food and drink and regional studies will be examined. The module will also include an exploration of some of the challenges faced by modern French society.

SUG2028 Developing Communications in Spanish Language (20 credits)

Developing Communications in Spanish Language is designed to further enhance your Spanish language skills in listening, reading, speaking and writing. You will improve your confidence in all of these skills, develop greater competence in the use of idiom, and communicating orally with increasing accuracy, using a range of simple and complex grammatical structures in the Spanish language. The module also hones your ability to reflect and respond appropriately to a variety of texts in a variety of media.

You will study a module in a second language from the following options:

SUG2029 Introduction to Second Language Study - French (20 credits)

Introduction to Second Language Study – French improves your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in French. An initial audit will ascertain your current level. If you have not previously studied or gained any experience of French, you will begin with basic grammatical understanding, how to pronounce the alphabet and progress to letter strings and become confident with using the language. If you have studied GCSE or A Level French (or equivalent) prior to entry, you will complete sessions on personalised and differentiated activities, pursuing individually tailored targets. If you have particular fluency in speaking French, you will be encouraged to prepare and present mini-teaching sessions to model good practice to those with little or no prior exposure to the language.

SUG2030 Introduction to Second Language Study - German (20 credits)

Introduction to Second Language Study – German improves your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in German. An initial audit will ascertain your current level. If you have not previously studied or gained any experience of German, you will begin with basic grammatical understanding, how to pronounce the alphabet and progress to letter strings and become confident with using the language. If you have studied GCSE or A Level German (or equivalent) prior to entry, you will complete sessions on personalised and differentiated activities, pursuing individually tailored targets. If you have particular fluency in speaking German, you will be encouraged to prepare and present mini-teaching sessions to model good practice to those with little or no prior exposure to the language.

SUG2031 Introduction to Second Language Study - Spanish (20 credits)

Introduction to Second Language Study – Spanish improves your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in Spanish. An initial audit will ascertain your current level. If you have not previously studied or gained any experience of Spanish, you will begin with basic grammatical understanding, how to pronounce the alphabet and progress to letter strings and become confident with using the language. If you have studied GCSE or A Level Spanish (or equivalent) prior to entry, you will complete sessions on personalised and differentiated activities, pursuing individually tailored targets. If you have particular fluency in speaking Spanish, you will be encouraged to prepare and present mini-teaching sessions to model good practice to those with little or no prior exposure to the language.

SUG2042 Introduction to Second Language Study - Mandarin (20 credits)

Introduction to Second Language Study – Mandarin provides the opportunity for you to begin to learn basic Mandarin Chinese characters and sounds to initiate and engage in conversations with sympathetic native speakers. Focusing on the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, you will be using cultural contexts as the basis for your language study and will be introduced to a variety of topic areas appropriate to the teaching of Mandarin Chinese at secondary level. This includes the role of the family, festivals and traditions, gastronomy and regional variations. Grammar exercises will be completed on a regular basis in order to consolidate and enhance your knowledge and understanding. If you have prior experience of Mandarin, you will be expected to prepare and lead some sessions to share good practice and further develop your own academic and professional progression.

Year 3

SUG3000 Professional Practice 2 (40 credits)

Professional Practice 2 consists of a synoptic placement during which you will be required to undertake up to 70-75% of a teaching timetable, comprising observation, small group or whole class teaching with your mentor or another trainee, and solo teaching as appropriate. You will have responsibility for planning lessons or parts of lessons, considering the role of a scheme of work and developing it for a specific group of learners, maintaining sound discipline, ensuring appropriate teaching methods are used, assessing learners’ progress, and making written evaluations of your own teaching. You will also be expected to take a full role in the wider life of the school, participating in tutor work, pastoral care, extra-curricular activities, professional development opportunities, parents’ evenings and school events.

SUG3001 Personal and Professional Conduct - Employability (20 credits)

Personal and Professional Conduct – Employability equips you with the advanced academic study skills required for Higher Education and the necessary professional vocational skills for your professional practice. In addition, the module enables you to further your working knowledge of the standards for teachers’ conduct, enhance your employability, prepare for job applications and interviews, and understand what to expect from your year as a Newly Qualified Teacher. Self-evaluation, reflection and the setting of professional development targets are key features of the module.

SUG3006 Classroom Assessment and Target Setting Skills in Modern Foreign Languages (20 credits)

Classroom Assessment and Target Setting Skills in Modern Foreign Languages develops your understanding of assessment theory in relation to both formative and summative assessment practice in school. You will grade work against school-based and national benchmarks relevant to modern foreign language studies, as well as developing strategies for giving meaningful feedback and targets to pupils in order to secure progression. The module also outlines the cycle of evaluation and review, examining its impact on future planning.

SUG3013 School Improvement Study in Modern Foreign Languages (20 credits)

School Improvement Study in Modern Foreign Languages enhances your skills in qualitative and quantitative educational research methods for personal and school improvement. The reading and assessment of publications, together with reflection on the design, implementation and critical evaluation of methodological issues, form key elements of the module. You will implement and evaluate a research plan during a professional placement and gain a strong foundation for potentially pursuing higher degree study or further research work in the future.

You will study the two modules from the following selection which correspond with your language specialism:

SUG3028 Enhancing Communications in French Language (20 credits)

Enhancing Communications in French Language is designed to further improve your French language skills in listening, reading, speaking and writing. The module will enable you to develop further confidence and competence in applied grammatical knowledge and understanding while also enhancing your fluency, pronunciation and spontaneity through regular oral presentations. By the end of the module, you will typically be able to understand virtually everything heard or read in French with ease, summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstruct arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation, and express yourself fluently, precisely and without hesitation.

SUG3029 Francophone Crises and Identities (20 credits)

Francophone Crises and Identities provides an opportunity to analyse France’s role in the European Union as well as her impact globally. In this context, other francophone nations will be studied with a particular focus on colonisation, Les Beurs, anti-Semitism and approaches to equality and diversity. A historical perspective is especially important to demonstrate how influences have varied with the passing of time, providing a context for current trends and contrasting interpretations of the past.

SUG3032 Enhancing Communications in Spanish Language (20 credits)

Enhancing Communications in Spanish Language is designed to further improve your Spanish language skills in listening, reading, speaking and writing. The module will enable you to develop further confidence and competence in applied grammatical knowledge and understanding while also enhancing your fluency, pronunciation and spontaneity through regular oral presentations. By the end of the module, you will typically be able to understand virtually everything heard or read in Spanish with ease, summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstruct arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation, and express yourself fluently, precisely and without hesitation.

SUG3033 Hispanic Crises and Identities (20 credits)

Hispanic Crises and Identities provides an opportunity to analyse Spain’s role in the European Union as well as her impact globally. In this context, other Spanish speaking nations will be studied with a particular focus on South American countries and approaches to equality and diversity. A historical perspective is especially important to demonstrate how influences have varied with the passing of time, providing a context for current trends and contrasting interpretations of the past.

You will study the module corresponding with the second language studied in Year 2 from the following options:

SUG3034 Development of Second Language Study - French (20 credits)

Development of Second Language Study – French enables you to continue to enhance your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in French. The module will develop your skills, grammatical accuracy and confidence in all areas. A further audit will ascertain your individual level and areas of weakness to target for progression, meaning you will work both within and outside of study sessions on personalised and differentiated activities. You will be encouraged to prepare and present mini-teaching sessions to model good practice and work cooperatively as part of a group to identify areas of strength.

SUG3035 Development of Second Language Study - German (20 credits)

Development of Second Language Study – German enables you to continue to enhance your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in German. The module will develop your skills, grammatical accuracy and confidence in all areas. A further audit will ascertain your individual level and areas of weakness to target for progression, meaning you will work both within and outside of study sessions on personalised and differentiated activities. You will be encouraged to prepare and present mini-teaching sessions to model good practice and work cooperatively as part of a group to identify areas of strength.

SUG3036 Development of Second Language Study - Spanish (20 credits)

Development of Second Language Study – Spanish enables you to continue to enhance your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in Spanish. The module will develop your skills, grammatical accuracy and confidence in all areas. A further audit will ascertain your individual level and areas of weakness to target for progression, meaning you will work both within and outside of study sessions on personalised and differentiated activities. You will be encouraged to prepare and present mini-teaching sessions to model good practice and work cooperatively as part of a group to identify areas of strength.

SUG3054 Development of Second Language Study - Mandarin (20 credits)

Development of Second Language Study – Mandarin enables you to continue to enhance your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in Mandarin Chinese. The module will develop your skills, grammatical accuracy and confidence in all areas. A further audit will ascertain your individual level and areas of weakness to target for progression. You will be encouraged to prepare and present mini-teaching sessions to model good practice and work cooperatively as part of a group to identify areas of strength.

Optional modules provide an element of choice within the programme curriculum. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by timetabling requirements.

Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information, however our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may necessitate alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses.

Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies, revisions to subject benchmarks statements, to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Entry Criteria

Entry Requirements

The UCAS Tariff system, which allocates points to a range of qualifications in university entry requirements, is changing for students joining programmes from September 2017 onwards.

The entry criteria below are mapped to the current UCAS Tariff for academic year 2016/17 entry and the new UCAS Tariff for academic year 2017/18 entry.

  • 3 Years – 280 UCAS Tariff points for 2016/17 entry or 112 UCAS Tariff points for 2017/18 entry. An A Level at minimum grade C (or equivalent) in French or Spanish is required, plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent). Consideration will be given to applicants who are native speakers;
  • 2 Years – relevant HND/HNC or Part1 (120 credits at Level 4) of a degree programme, plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent). Evidence of secondary school experience is recommended.

Please note, for the purposes of initial teacher training, level 2 numeracy and literacy qualifications are not considered as equivalent to GCSE grade C in Mathematics or English.

An interview will form part of the selection process.

You are required to undertake Professional Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy prior to entry to this programme. Successful completion of the Professional Skills Tests will form part of the conditions of any offer of a place. Further details can be found at www.edgehill.ac.uk/skillstests.

If you accept a formal offer from Edge Hill University you will be required to meet the Department for Education’s standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children. Further information, including a Declaration of Health questionnaire and details of how to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.

Example Offers

Some typical examples of how you can achieve the required number of UCAS Tariff points are detailed below.

  • A Levels – BBC;
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (or combination of BTEC QCF qualifications) – Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM);
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma – successful completion of Diploma to include at least 45 passed credits at Level 3.

Please note, the above examples may differ from actual offers made. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Certificate of Personal Effectiveness (CoPE), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards.

For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers.

EU students can get country-specific information about the University’s entry requirements and equivalent national qualifications at www.edgehill.ac.uk/eu.

International students should visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/international for information on the entry criteria for overseas applicants.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Edge Hill University recognises learning gained elsewhere, whether through academic credit and qualifications acquired from other relevant courses of study or through recognition of an individual’s professional and employment experience (also referred to as ‘experiential learning’).

Previous learning that is recognised in this way may be used towards meeting the entry requirements for a programme and/or for exemption from part of a programme. It is your responsibility to make a claim for recognition of prior learning. For guidance, please consult the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and contact the faculty in which you are interested in studying.

Career Prospects

What are my career prospects?

You will qualify as an outstanding secondary teacher who is able to bring excellent subject knowledge to a first teaching post. You will also have practical experience in school and other settings, have built your confidence, and obtained a set of skills that will allow you to excel as a teacher.

Our graduates work in schools across the UK. We offer excellent support to help you gain a first post as a newly qualified teacher and have a proven track record for trainees securing teaching posts.

Before the end of your degree you will need to complete a Career Entry and Development Profile (CEDP) which acts as a useful bridge between your initial teacher training programme and your Induction Year as a newly qualified teacher.

Finance

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for full-time study on this undergraduate degree are £9,000 per annum for UK and EU students and £11,350 per annum for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2016/17.

Financial Support

Subject to eligibility, UK and EU students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from the Government to cover the full cost of tuition fees. UK students may also be eligible to apply for additional funding to help with living costs.

For comprehensive information about the financial support available to eligible UK and EU students joining this programme in academic year 2016/17, together with details of how to apply for funding, please view our Money Matters 2016/17 guide at www.edgehill.ac.uk/undergradfinance2016.

Financial support information for international students can be found at www.edgehill.ac.uk/international/fees.

Scholarships

ScholarshipsEdge Hill University offers a range of scholarships with a competitive application process for prospective full-time undergraduate students. These scholarships aren’t linked to academic success and celebrate determination, talent and achievement beyond your coursework, for instance in creativity, enterprise, ICT, performance, sport or volunteering.

Additional scholarships, which you may qualify to receive, reward outstanding grades and are available to eligible UK and EU students.

To find out more about scholarships, to assess your eligibility, and to meet some of our dedicated scholarship winners, visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/scholarships.

Apply

How to Apply

Apply online through UCAS at www.ucas.com.

Visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/applyucas to find out more about the application process.

Should you accept an offer of a place to study with us and formally enrol as a student, you will be subject to the provisions of the regulations, rules, codes, conditions and policies which apply to our students. These are available at www.edgehill.ac.uk/studentterms.

Visit Us

If you are considering applying to study at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into student life is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day. You can view dates and book your place at www.edgehill.ac.uk/bookanopenday.

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, you can find out more about all of our events for prospective undergraduate students, including monthly campus tours, at www.edgehill.ac.uk/undergradevents.

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to explore our full range of degrees before you apply, you can order an undergraduate prospectus at www.edgehill.ac.uk/undergradprospectus.

Get in Touch

If you have any questions about this programme or what it’s like to study at Edge Hill University, please contact:

International students should visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/international or email international@edgehill.ac.uk with any queries about overseas study.

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Course Changes

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented since 1st September 2015.

5th April 2016 - Removal of Pathway

The pathway specialising in German is no longer available on this programme.

As a result of this, SUG1029 Knowledge About German Language (20 credits), SUG1030 Aspects of German Cinema and Literature (20 credits) and SUG 1031 Communications in German Language (20 credits) have been removed as optional modules in Year 1, SUG2025 Contemporary German Culture (20 credits) and SUG2026 Developing Communications in German Language (20 credits) have been removed as optional modules in Year 2, and SUG3030 Enhancing Communications in German Language (20 credits) and SUG3031 German Crises and Identities (20 credits) have been removed as optional modules in Year 3.