The four-year BA French and Portuguese 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. UCL has a renowned tradition in both teaching and research in French studies dating back to the foundation of the College in 1826 and continuing to the present day. The department today is at the cutting edge of current debates in French literature, culture, politics and film and is consistently ranked among the best in the world. As well as language, you can study modules in film, history, literature, politics, music and culture, from medieval through to current day. Portuguese is taught in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at UCL, allowing the study of Portuguese language and culture beyond Europe, with expertise ranging from Renaissance Portugal to Modernist Brazil and Lusophone Africa. Modules will include the study of literature, history and film. 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.