The four-year BA Dutch and Latin is a joint honours programme split equally between your two chosen subjects. The language part of your degree is taught in the School of European Languages, Culture and Society where 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 degree to your areas of interest. Your third year is a Year Abroad, spent in a country where your language is spoken.
UCL houses the oldest centre for Dutch Studies with the most comprehensive Dutch Library in the English-speaking world. You will gain near native understanding and translation skills in Dutch as part of your degree, and you will also learn about historical, cultural and political developments across the Low Countries as a whole. You will study in a small, friendly department, with an excellent staff-student ratio unusual in higher education nowadays.
Studying Latin will allow you to improve on your A-level Latin and further your study of the language, its culture with the main emphasis being on the study of Latin in the original language with a wide choice of areas of study to choose from; from Roman Love Poetry to Ancient Religions. UCL is ranked in the top three universities in the UK for Classics by the Guardian University Guide 2018.
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.
Award: BA Professional Qualification 4 Years Full Time Taught in English