The University of York
Linguistics with Italian BA (Hons)
The University of York

Key Course Facts

Course Description

A study of linguistics combined with practical Italian will give you a unique insight into the country's culture and character. Our world-leading linguists will guide you through syntax, semantics, phonetics and phonology, while our immersive Italian teaching instills the language skills and cultural understanding essential for high-level communication.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 52 graduates of Linguistics with Italian BA (Hons) at The University of York for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Linguistics.

Overall student satisfaction
84 /100
52 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Linguistics with Italian BA (Hons) at The University of York

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Linguistics with Italian BA (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20000 £22500 £26500
25-75 percentile range £19000 - £24000 £17500 - £26500 £21000 - £33000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Linguistics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21811 £23282 £26889
25-75 percentile range £18415 - £26018 £17874 - £29038 £20638 - £34847

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Linguistics with Italian BA (Hons) at The University of York

20% Administrative occupations
20% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Teaching Professionals
10% Sales occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

You'll take the Italian part of this programme ab initio (ie, from scratch, or with a qualification below A-level).

Acceptable without Scottish Advanced Highers.

Acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Highers.

If you achieve C or higher at EPQ, you may be eligible for an alternative offer up to one A Level grade (or equivalent) below our typical offer.

We consider a range of BTEC qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.

We consider a range of OCR qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.

We will consider this qualification alongside or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications, as equivalent to one A Level.

Although we do not typically hold interviews for this course, mature candidates and those with special circumstances and/or qualifications may be invited to attend an interview. We may also interview candidates who are native speakers or who have lived in a country where they have been immersed in the language they wish to study, to ascertain suitability for the course. We consider a wide range of qualifications for entry. We may also make reduced offers where applicants are eligible for our contextual offer scheme, or are taking specific additional qualifications.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Linguistics with Italian, BA (Hons).

Costs

Tuition Fees Linguistics with Italian BA (Hons)

EU £19600 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £19600 year 1

Additional fee information

For additional information please see our web pages at: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-funding/

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of The University of York in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of The University of York in related subject specific rankings.

Languages & Literature

    • #5 
    • #6 
    English
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #13 
    • #15 
    Linguistics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #9 
    • #91 
    Linguistics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 20 April, 2022]

See all university rankings of The University of York

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About The University of York

The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.

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Where is this programme taught

The University of York
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Main Site - Heslington
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