University College London
Hungarian and Polish BA (Hons)
University College London

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Slavic studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Slavic studies 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 £31000 £29500 £37000
25-75 percentile range £29000 - £34000 £23000 - £41000 £30500 - £49500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Slavic studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26058 £24179 £28484
25-75 percentile range £23000 - £30146 £18805 - £30921 £21623 - £38452

Course Description

The four-year BA Hungarian and Polish is a joint honours programme split equally between your two languages. You will take modules not only in language (speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation) but also in cultural topics including literature, history, film, linguistics, politics and other relevant field designed to complement your language learning. With a wide variety of modules on offer, you will be able to tailor your modern languages degree to your areas of interest.

You will spend a Year Abroad in the third year, split between two countries where your languages are spoken.

The most fascinating feature of Hungarian is that while it is so different to the languages around it, it still bears many intriguing signs of Europeanness - both linguistically and culturally. Studying Hungarian at SSEES (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) provides an excellent opportunity to gain excellent language skills and a profound knowledge of culture, history, society and literature that will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in Europe.

Data from the 2011 census reveals that over half a million people in England and Wales speak Polish. This makes Polish England's second language! Poland, with nearly 39 million citizens, is an increasingly important actor on the world economic and political stage. Studying Polish at SSEES (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) offers the opportunity to gain excellent language skills and a profound knowledge of Polish literature, history and culture that will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in Europe.

UCL Is ranked 3rd in the UK for Modern Languages in the 2018 QS World Rankings and offers outstanding opportunities to language students and graduates.

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

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

Example below based on all graduates of Hungarian and Polish BA (Hons) at University College London

20% Engineering professionals
15% Finance Professionals
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10%
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Conservation and environment professionals
5% Sales occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Slavic studies

Requirements for international students / English requirements

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

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • UPSCE

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Hungarian and Polish, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Hungarian and Polish BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £26200 year 1
International £26200 year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit our dedicated webpage for more details: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/fees-and-funding. The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2023/24 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2024/25 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK fees in line with the government policy (including on an annual basis for each year of study during a programme).

Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, the fees indicated above will be charged to 2023/24 entrants for each year of study on the programme.

Average student cost of living in London

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, 2025

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)

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About University College London

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