You will take three core language course units per year, choosing three of the four languages offered by the School: French, German, Italian, and Spanish..
German, Italian and Spanish are available at beginners’ or advanced level. French is only available at advanced level. Only one language out of the three studied can be taken from beginners' level.
For the visual arts part of your degree, you will take two core courses in years 1 and 2 and will choose one or two further options each year from a wide range of specialist subjects that explore visual culture in France, Germany, the Hispanic world and Italy.
All or part of your third year will be spent abroad studying at a partner university, working as a language assistant, or in other approved employment.
Throughout the course, you will:
- learn to converse and write confidently in your chosen languages
- analyse and critique materials in a wide variety of media
- take advantage of excellent quality equipment and dedicated language learning facilities.
All undergraduate degree courses at Royal Holloway are based on the course unit system. This system provides an effective and flexible approach to study, while ensuring that our degrees have a coherent and developmental structure.
The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures' website gives detailed lists of the course units taken for each different degree gives detailed lists of the course units taken for each different degree.