If you’re exploring your options with regard to universities, you probably have lots of questions, perhaps about the different courses on offer or the application process, maybe about the year abroad or what kind of jobs your degree with set you up for. Two of our tutors and Co-Directors of Outreach got together to record some responses to frequently asked questions. Prof. Julie Curtis teaches Russian and Dr Simon Kemp teaches French. Here they are providing some answers to the questions you might have…
0:33 What is the standard A Level or equivalent offer for Oxford Modern Languages courses?
01:24 Should I try to take four subjects at A Level? Do you take EPQs into account?
02:50 Can I take a gap year before starting my course?
04:58 What do you look for in a personal statement?
06:29 What do your language tests look like?
08:45 What schoolwork should I send in?
10:13 What happens in an interview?
12:57 How should I choose a college?
15:07 If I study two languages are they both studied up to the same level? What if I take one of those languages frm scratch?
17:00 How does a ‘joint school’ affect the Modern Language?
18:57 How do I plan my year abroad? When I’m on it, how do I keep up my studies in the other subject?
22:54 What careers do Modern Languages graduates go on to have?