History and Portuguese BA (Hons)

Course Overview - History and Portuguese BA (Hons)

In recent years History has experienced a ‘linguistic turn’ while literary studies have undergone a ‘historical turn’, making this combination of subjects more exciting than ever. Knowledge of the past contextualises literary artefacts, while the forensic literary skills of the linguist are vital for interrogating historical documents. While historians have to be aware of genre, plot and rhetorical techniques in the creation both of their sources and their own arguments, linguists need to appreciate the social and political concerns that are woven into literary works. This degree br...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

05/10/2025

Campus

Wadham

Course Address
Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PN

Application Details

Course Code

VR15

Institution Code

O33

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,A,B

A,A,A,A,A

Supplemented by two or more Advanced Highers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:45

Some Access courses allow students to take one or two A-levels as part of the course. This option is strongly recommended for students who wish to apply to Oxford, especially for those courses which have specific subject requirements. If you would like to discuss the suitability of your Access course for entry to Oxford University, please contact the subject department that you’d like to apply to for further information. (Contact details are at ox.ac.uk/courses)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

38

with 6 6 6 at HL, including the Modern Language at HL

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*D*

DDD

Conditional offers would usually be: Extended Diploma with D*D*D to DDD, depending on the course. Diploma with DD plus an A grade at A-level, possibly with one or two * grades, depending on the course. Subsidiary Diploma with D plus two A grades at A-level, possibly with one or two * grades, depending on the course.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H2,H2,H2

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A

A,A,B

Including the Modern Language. Conditional offers will usually be for AAB if a student is able to take three Advanced Highers; where this is not possible then a student would be expected to achieve AA in two Advanced Highers, as well as an A grade in an additional Higher course taken in Year 6.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,D3

Pre-U subject requirements are the same as those for A-levels.

A level

A,A,A

A in the Modern Language. Excluding General Studies (if taken).

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