Boost your employability and global profile by using up to 30 credits per year to study a foregin language on top of your degree programme at no extra cost.

You can choose to have these additional skills formally recognised on your degree title when having comlpeted a minimum of 60 credits in the same language by the end of your undergraduate studies.

In 2018-2019, the FLC in Penryn will continue to offer modules in French and Spanish language from complete beginners up to advanced levels, but it will also be launching a Mandarin Chinese module at beginner level for the first time.

  • Develop a cultural awareness and adaptability
  • Manage and analyse information
  • Articulate ideas and arguments
  • Solve problems
  • Develop your critical thinking
  • Increase your employability skills and job prospects
  • Prepare for working or studying abroad

As a future global citizen, you will travel, live and work in countries across the world. This is why it makes a difference to get the language you study named on your degree title. By completing a minimum of 60 credits in French, of which 30 credits must be at an Intermediate level or higher, your language will be recognised in your degree title as ‘…with proficiency in French’.

French will be offered to University of Exeter students at three different levels:

  • Beginner: A complete beginner with little or no previous experience of French
  • Intermediate: Studied French to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Advanced: Studied French to AS-Level or A-Level or equivalent

We offer the following modules in French and they are all annual:

ModuleCredits
French Beginners  30
French Intermediate One 30
French Intermediate Two 30
French Advanced One 15
French Advanced One 30
French Advanced Two 15
French Advanced Two 30

As a future global citizen, you will travel, live and work in countries across the world. This is why it makes a difference to get the language you study with us named on your degree title. By completing a minimum of 60 credits in Spanish, of which 30 credits must be at an Intermediate level or higher, your language will be recognised in your degree title as ‘…with proficiency in Spanish’.

Spanish will be offered to University of Exeter students at three different levels:

  • Beginner: A complete beginner with little or no previous experience of Spanish
  • Intermediate: Studied Spanish to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Advanced: Studied Spanish to AS-Level or A-Level or equivalent

We offer the following modules in Spanish and they are all annual:

ModuleCredits
Spanish Beginners  30
Spanish Intermediate One 30
Spanish Intermediate Two 30
Spanish Advanced One 15
Spanish Advanced One 30
Spanish Advanced Two 15
Spanish Advanced Two 30

As a future global citizen, you will travel, live and work in countries across the world. This is why it makes a difference to get the language you study named on your degree title. By completing a minimum of 60 credits in Mandarin Chinese, of which 30 credits must be at an Intermediate level or higher, your language will be recognised in your degree title as ‘…with proficiency in Mandarin Chinese’.

  • Beginner: A complete beginner with little or no previous experience of the language
  • Intermediate: Studied Mandarin to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Advanced: Studied Mandarin to AS-Level or A-Level or equivalent

Mandarin Chinese will be offered to University of Exeter students for the first time in 2018/2019.

We offer the following modules in Mandarin Chinese in 2018/2019 and higher levels will be added in future years to guarantee student porgress:

Module Credits
Mandarin Chinese Beginners 30

For further information contact: info.penryn@exeter.ac.uk