20 Undergraduate Pathways in Languages 2020

Colleges offer undergraduate pathway programs as a way to help international students who might struggle through their first year. Students take many of the basic courses required for different degrees but also receive special help with target language deficiencies that might prevent them from successfully completing the program. What is an undergraduate pathway in languages? Thanks to the interne… Read more

Colleges offer undergraduate pathway programs as a way to help international students who might struggle through their first year. Students take many of the basic courses required for different degrees but also receive special help with target language deficiencies that might prevent them from successfully completing the program.

What is an undergraduate pathway in languages? Thanks to the internet, different parts of the world seem much closer, which makes those people who know and study different languages essential. Classes may include international trade, politics and government, or linguistics. Understanding different cultures is the essence of a language degree, so even people who are fluent in a second language without education still benefit from learning about interacting with other cultures. History, government, and literature courses may supplement the language courses.

Listening and communication may be top skills for those seeking a pathway in language studies. Keen observation skills are essential for dealing with people from various cultures, and paying attention to details can be the difference between a business deal succeeding or failing.

Some pathway programs only last a semester. Other programs can take a full year to complete. Costs change depending on these circumstances and where the college is located. Tuition and fees are best learned by contacting the institution.

People who can speak multiple languages may be in high demand in many different fields. Typical jobs for those who have language degrees include interpreter, foreign civil servant, editor, nurse, or hospitality manager. Interpreters are especially needed in medical and legal fields where complete understanding is essential. Foreign civil servants work overseas for their government to promote international relations. Editors and writers are needed to translate documents between languages. Anywhere people with multiple languages congregate is someplace that a language degree is needed.

You can find undergraduate pathways in languages at universities around the world. Many classes are also now offered online with flexible schedules to math almost any schedule. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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GISMA
Berlin, Germany +1 More

With the University Pathway Programs at GISMA, you get the chance to learn German in a German-speaking environment and reach the required level with the necessary skills to st ... +

With the University Pathway Programs at GISMA, you get the chance to learn German in a German-speaking environment and reach the required level with the necessary skills to study a degree program in Germany. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
44 weeks
German
Campus
 
ICP International College Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

ICP offers Pre-Sessional English courses to students who need to improve their academic English language skills before commencing their chosen foundation course. Students stud ... +

ICP offers Pre-Sessional English courses to students who need to improve their academic English language skills before commencing their chosen foundation course. Students studying English language are part of the ICP student body and have access to the same university facilities as those in academic courses. The courses are offered directly prior to each academic intake. Successful completion of the Pre-sessional course guarantees you a place on the following academic stage at ICP. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
13 weeks
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Sunway Foundation in Arts (FIA) creates an academic pathway for students to transition smoothly into tertiary level studies at Sunway University or to selected local and o ... +

The Sunway Foundation in Arts (FIA) creates an academic pathway for students to transition smoothly into tertiary level studies at Sunway University or to selected local and overseas universities. As a Sunway University preparatory programme, FIA has been specially designed to enable students to progress into Sunway University. Subject to achieving minimum university entry required scores for their proposed degree programme, students from FIA are guaranteed a place in Sunway University -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
12 months
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
VGC International College
Vancouver, Canada +1 More

Successful completion of VGC’s University Preparation Program prepares you for your academic career at a university in Canada. It will allow you to gain the necessary language ... +

Successful completion of VGC’s University Preparation Program prepares you for your academic career at a university in Canada. It will allow you to gain the necessary language requirements for acceptance and direct entry into our partner colleges or universities. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
8 weeks
English
18 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Boston School of Modern Languages
Boston, USA

Our pathway program is designed to help students and professionals transition to high school, college or universities. BSML partners with several American high schools, colleg ... +

Our pathway program is designed to help students and professionals transition to high school, college or universities. BSML partners with several American high schools, colleges and universities who offer conditional acceptance to BSML students who complete our University Preparation Certificate Program. Most of our partners will waive the TOEFL test requirement for a student who has completed our advanced level and has our recommendation. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
Part-time
12 weeks
English
Campus
 
Bridge Education Group
Denver, USA

BridgePathways at BridgeEnglish Denver is located in the Mile-High City of Denver, Colorado. Denver is the largest city and the capital Colorado, located in the heart of the U ... +

BridgePathways at BridgeEnglish Denver is located in the Mile-High City of Denver, Colorado. Denver is the largest city and the capital Colorado, located in the heart of the USA. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
8 weeks
English
Campus
 
Saint Michael's College
Burlington, USA

Students with lower English skills who wish to enter a US university may apply for conditional admittance and enter the Pathway Program. Many will complete their degree in the ... +

Students with lower English skills who wish to enter a US university may apply for conditional admittance and enter the Pathway Program. Many will complete their degree in the same amount of time it takes for native English speakers to complete their degree. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
The Language Gallery in Germany
Berlin, Germany +1 More

TLG Toronto offers you the great opportunity to prepare for academic life in an English-speaking environment, for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in our partner u ... +

TLG Toronto offers you the great opportunity to prepare for academic life in an English-speaking environment, for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in our partner universities and colleges across Canada. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
8 weeks
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Campus
 
Camber College
Powell River, Canada

From basic to advanced, we have the program that fits your needs. The program is aimed at those students who are interested in continuing their education in Canada.

From basic to advanced, we have the program that fits your needs. The program is aimed at those students who are interested in continuing their education in Canada. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Columbia West College
Los Angeles, USA

With CWC's quality ESL programs, you can go to one of CWC's fine partner schools without providing a TOEFL/IELTS score when you complete your ESL program.

With CWC's quality ESL programs, you can go to one of CWC's fine partner schools without providing a TOEFL/IELTS score when you complete your ESL program. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Language Gallery in Canada
Toronto, Canada +1 More

The University Pathway Programme is a pre-sessional course designed for international students who are planning to study for a degree at a university in the UK, Canada, or Ger ... +

The University Pathway Programme is a pre-sessional course designed for international students who are planning to study for a degree at a university in the UK, Canada, or Germany and need to meet the language requirement of their conditional offer. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
8 weeks
English
Campus
 
Hancock International College
Irvine, USA

The Hancock International College Pathway Program offers students the chance to enter a U.S. college or university upon completion of HIC's IESL Program!

The Hancock International College Pathway Program offers students the chance to enter a U.S. college or university upon completion of HIC's IESL Program! -
Undergraduate Pathway
English
Campus
 
Wisconsin ESL Institute
Madison, USA

WESLI has partnered with the University of Wisconsin College System to offer three- credit college classes at WESLI. This is a great opportunity for WESLI students to earn col ... +

WESLI has partnered with the University of Wisconsin College System to offer three- credit college classes at WESLI. This is a great opportunity for WESLI students to earn college credit while still studying at WESLI. These credits can be transferred to UW schools and count towards a student’s general education requirements, no matter what major they choose. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Greenville University
Greenville, USA

The University Pathways English learning program at Greenville College is a one-year non-credit program aimed at preparing international students for university-level educatio ... +

The University Pathways English learning program at Greenville College is a one-year non-credit program aimed at preparing international students for university-level education in the U.S. In addition, the program provides cultural information needed to be successful students in U.S. university-level education. -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
English
Campus
 
California Language Academy
Los Angeles, USA +1 More

We have built strong partnerships with several well-respected colleges and universities. Many of these schools will issue a conditional letter of acceptance! Upon successful c ... +

We have built strong partnerships with several well-respected colleges and universities. Many of these schools will issue a conditional letter of acceptance! Upon successful completion of our programs, we can help you enroll in these colleges and universities without taking the TOEFL test! -
Undergraduate Pathway
Full-time
Part-time
2 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus